Director of Mortgage Banking

Justin Kennedy is a Director with Berkadia in the Dallas, Texas office. He has over 35 years commercial real estate finance and operations experience.  Justin’s primary focus is on Originating Debt and Equity throughout the United States with a concentration in Multifamily.  Justin has experience with Conventional, Affordable, Student, Manufactured Housing, Structured and Small Loans.

Justin began his real estate career in 1985 after graduating from Old Dominion University receiving a Bachelors Degree in Finance, with a minor in Accounting.  Justin went on to receive a Masters of Business Administration Degree in Real Estate and Urban Development from The American University in 1991.

Justin has been in the Agency business since 1995 spending the 19 years as Chief Credit Officer of several GSE Lenders.  Justin was also formerly responsible for other Operations functions including Screening New Loans, Closing, Asset Management and Capital Markets.  In the course of his career, Justin has approved over $3.0 Billion in Agency loans including Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, FHA, Structured transactions and Conduit Loans.

Education & Certifications

  • Old Dominion University, BSBA
  • The American University, MBA Real Estate & Urban Development

Industry Specialization & Skills

  • Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae
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