Walker & Dunlop Appoints Stephanie Wiggins as Chief Production Officer to Lead FHA Finance Team

BETHESDA, Md. — Walker & Dunlop Inc. has appointed Stephanie Wiggins as senior vice president and chief production officer for the company’s FHA finance team, which includes seniors housing loans.

Based out of Bethesda, Wiggins will be responsible for the oversight of the production team for Walker & Dunlop’s multifamily lending through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

With more than 30 years of experience in commercial real estate finance and a specialty in healthcare, construction and affordable housing, Wiggins has worked with a broad spectrum of HUD programs.

Wiggins initially joined Walker & Dunlop as a senior underwriter in 1995. Prior to her return to Walker & Dunlop, she served as executive vice president and chief investment officer of AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust, where she managed multifamily originations and operations with a focus on FHA and government-sponsored enterprise executions. In this position, she was responsible for closing 256 transactions nationwide, for a total capital deployment of nearly $5 billion.

Previously, Wiggins served as director and senior investment officer at Prudential Mortgage Capital Co., managing the deal structure and underwriting processes for Fannie Mae multifamily affordable housing transactions.