Jay Thomas

Walker & Dunlop

Senior Managing Director

Job Functions: Agency Lending (GSE & FHA), Capital Markets, Debt & Structured Finance, Debt Advisory, Underwriting & Analysis


Jay Thomas, Senior Managing Director, is responsible for nationwide loan origination and is based out of Walker & Dunlop’s Denver office. He focuses on sourcing new multifamily loans, primarily through Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, HUD, and the company’s proprietary bridge loan executions. Mr. Thomas brings more than 15 years of multifamily finance experience ranging from one-off loan executions to large structured and portfolio transactions. Mr. Thomas joined Walker & Dunlop in 2003 as a member of the multifamily finance underwriting department and was quickly promoted into Walker & Dunlop’s multifamily finance production department in 2005. Since that time, Mr. Thomas has originated more than $4.0 billion in multifamily mortgages nationwide, including market rate, affordable, student, seniors, and manufactured housing properties. Mr. Thomas graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, where he was Phi Beta Kappa, captain of the football team, and an Academic All-American.

Areas of Interest

Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Ground Lease, Loan Purchase, Opportunity Zone, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation