Apprise by Walker & Dunlop Continues to Expansion with Dedicated Leaders in the Southwest and Mountain Regions
BETHESDA, Md., May 10, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Walker and Dunlop, Inc. and GeoPhy announced today that it has broadened the footprint of its multi-family expertise activity, Inform, with the addition of two regional leaders and general managers. Situated at Dallas, Sidney womack, MAI, AI-GRS, FRICS, brings over three decades of industry experience to Apprise and will lead the company’s valuation activities in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Texas. Kelly hyde, MAI, based in Denver, comes to Apprise with extensive experience in valuation, including valuations for financial reporting. Ms. Hyde will lead the firm’s assessment activities throughout Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.
“As some of the most esteemed reviewers in the Southwest and Mountain regions, Sid and Kelly will play a vital role in growing our presence in United States,” mentionned Meghan Czechowski, Responsible for evaluation for Apprise. “The association of these two industry veterans in our technology assessment process will strengthen and expand our core business into new markets.” Their extensive experience in multi-family valuation, their exceptional commitment to customer service and their enthusiasm for technology adoption will provide a significant competitive advantage to our Platform. “
Mr. Womack previously served as Senior Managing Director of Cushman & Wakefield for over 15 years. In this capacity, he oversaw the firm’s assessment and advisory activities in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Texas from 2017 to 2021, and before that he supervised Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and Ohio.
Ms. Hyde brings to Apprise a decade of multi-family assessment and consulting experience, including the development and management of training material models and databases for more than 50 offices across the country. Most recently, she was Vice President at Duff & Phelps, LLC where she directly managed portfolio appraisals for over 100 properties and provided appraisals for collateral loans and financial reporting, including ASC purchase price allocations. 805 and internal decision-making. Ms. Hyde is a member of the board of directors of the Appraisal Institute Education and Relief Foundation and currently serves on the scholarship committee.
Apprise leverages cutting-edge trend analysis and enhanced analytics, with instant access to 20 years of licensed data on over 2.5 million properties from proprietary databases and industry standard resources. With its proprietary software and comprehensive nationwide data, Apprise appraisers can deliver property and market level information within hours, ensuring clients’ confidence in decision making and a exceptional risk mitigation.
Focused exclusively on the American market, the national Apprise team now has collective experience in valuation. 150 billion dollars value of commercial real estate, comprising more than 900,000 units per year. As the team has grown over the past 16 months, it has expanded to all 50 states, serving a client base that includes lenders, owners / operators, banks, and institutional GSE lenders. . For more information on Apprise, visit https://www.apprise.us.
About Walker & Dunlop
Walker and Dunlop (NYSE: WD) is the largest provider of capital to the multi-family industry in United States and the fourth largest lender on all commercial real estate, including industrial, office retail and hospitality. Surpass $ 41 billion of total transaction volume in 2020, Walker & Dunlop empowers real estate owners and operators to bring their visions of communities to life – where Americans live, work, shop and play. With 1,000 employees in all major US markets, Walker & Dunlop’s employees, technology and customer knowledge have enabled it to grow faster than its industry peers and generate a total shareholder return of over 800%. during its first ten years as a public company.
GeoPhy, whose US head office is at New York City, helps lenders and investors understand property value and its underlying drivers. The company searches for, connects and cleans traditional and unconventional data, then applies advanced algorithms to provide a unique perspective on the value of commercial properties. GeoPhy’s unique approach provides the most accurate and objective property valuations and tools in the industry that allow users to develop a deeper understanding of the factors influencing property values.
SOURCE Walker & Dunlop, Inc.