Top Originators

Top 10

  1. Andrew Behrens & Jesse Weber
  2. Allan Edelson
    Walker & Dunlop
  3. Haig Kilicyan & Michael Maidhof
    Capital One
  4. Andrew Tapley
    Walker & Dunlop
  5. Trevor Brotman & Tricia Linden
    Wells Fargo
  6. Robert Younkin & Garrett Meyers
    PGIM Real Estate
  7. Dan Sacks
  8. Brendan Coleman
    Walker & Dunlop
  9. Mona Carlton
  10. Chris Black

Top 10 Multifamily Affordable Housing Originators

  1. Justin Shackleford & Matt Wiener
    Wells Fargo
  2. Jim Flinn
  3. Tim Leonhard
  4. Justin Ginsberg
  5. Jeff Englund
  6. Tabare Borbon 
  7. Marc Cesare
    Grandbridge (now with NewPoint)
  8. C.W. Early
  9. Kevin Bowen
  10. Brendan Coleman
    Walker & Dunlop



Lender Specialty Awards

Excellence in Credit Underwriting

Throughout 2021, as we faced strong competition in the multifamily market, Bellwether consistently showed a commitment to underwriting excellence. They focused on high-mission business while leveraging delegation, the cornerstone of our platform. Thank you, Bellwether, for acting as a true partner to Fannie Mae.

Excellence in Affordable Credit Underwriting

Throughout 2021, Berkadia consistently showed a commitment to underwriting excellence. The Berkadia team devoted considerable resources to managing credit risk as its affordable housing volume increased significantly, acting as a true partner to Fannie Mae. The team has the depth to analyze complex structures and propose risk mitigants and thoughtful solutions to handle transactions with efficiency. We’re very grateful for their partnership.

Excellence in

This award recognizes excellence across commitment, delivery, document certification, master servicing, and liquidation activities. Wells Fargo consistently provided accurate information, often ahead of required deadlines, and with commentary that answered questions without being asked. Their strong quality control program and knowledgeable staff ensured accurate, timely, and complete submissions and reporting to Fannie Mae. Wells Fargo’s lender performance metrics put them in the top of the class. They are a reliable partner who provides feedback and challenges us to be our best.

Excellence in Asset Management

Lument excels in risk management and partnership. Their seasoned staff did a great job of identifying risk and keeping us informed in all areas of asset management, and their proactive approach is impressive. Their lender assessment scores were excellent, as well as their submission requests to Fannie Mae.

Excellence in
Loss Mitigation

JLL is an excellent risk management partner. They are proactive in the identification and communication of risk issues, which is indicative of the JLL culture. They demonstrated excellence in delinquency and default (COVID-19 forbearance) reporting and management and easily aligned with Fannie Mae’s approach on forbearances.

Excellence in

From fostering high utilization of technical capabilities such as APIs to making significant efforts to use and provide feedback on mobile applications, Capital One was a phenomenal partner in driving our digital transformation journey. Fannie Mae’s continual focus on customer experience is strongly enabled by Capital One’s unwavering willingness to test new capabilities and provide guidance and advice for all digital transformation efforts.



Top Lenders

Read the January 2022 Press Release for 2021 Lender Production Rankings.

View press release