Freddie Mac has named CBRE as its top multifamily lender by volume for 2018, with $13.69 billion in originations.
Berkadia was ranked second for the year with $9.68 billion in volume, followed by HFF at $7.2 billion, Walker & Dunlop at $7.1 billion and KeyBank at $6.01 billion. Freddie Mac Multifamily reported $78 billion in total production last year, financing approximately 860,000 rental units, of which more than 90 percent of eligible units were affordable to low- and moderate-income households earning up to 120 percent of area median income.
"Freddie Mac Multifamily’s mission of making rental housing more accessible and affordable would not be possible without the best network of lenders in the mortgage banking industry,” said John Cannon, Senior Vice President of Freddie Mac Multifamily Production and Sales. “Our lenders are working every day to meet the challenges of the market, and together we are achieving great things for borrowers. We congratulate all of our multifamily lenders and look forward to our continued collaboration in 2019.”