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Freddie Mac announces top multifamily lenders for 2015

Freddie Mac at the MBA Commercial Real Estate Finance Conference in early February announced the lenders that closed the most multifamily financing volume with the company in 2015.

Freddie Mac at the MBA Commercial Real Estate Finance Conference in early February announced the lenders that closed the most multifamily financing volume with the company in 2015.

Through these and other lenders, Freddie Mac settled $47.3 billion in new multifamily volume last year, made up of 650,000 rental units.

"We have a tremendous partnership with our lender partners who work tirelessly every day to provide apartment financing," said John Cannon, senior vice president of Freddie Mac Multifamily Production and Sales. "Support for this market is more important than ever, especially with the increased need for properties with affordable rents which is largely what we fund. We are fortunate to work with the best team of originators, underwriters, asset managers and closing counsels in the business."

The top sellers last year were:

CBRE Capital Markets: $6.96 BillionBerkadia Commercial Mortgage: $6.35 BillionHolliday Fenoglio Fowler: $5.15 BillionWalker & Dunlop: $5.11 BillionWells Fargo Multifamily Capital: $3.53 Billion