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Transaction Manager

Walker & Dunlop

Walker & Dunlop

Posted on Monday, June 3, 2024


Investment Sales

We are Walker & Dunlop. We are one of the largest providers of capital to the commercial real estate industry, enabling real estate owners and operators to bring their visions of communities — where people live, work, shop, and play — to life. We are committed to creating meaningful social, environmental, and economic change in our communities. We believe seeking diverse talent and promoting the inclusion of all perspectives are more than moral imperatives – they are critical to our success and ability to innovate and grow.

Department Overview

Walker & Dunlop Investment Sales (WDIS) represents the nation’s premier multifamily owners, developers, and operators with the highest level of investment advisory service. Since 2003, the WDIS experts have built a reputation as a market leader in multifamily investment sales and surpassed $19B in annual sales volume in 2022. We work with institutional and private clients, and we are active in seniors housing & healthcare, student housing, and land sales across the country.

The Impact You Will Have

The Transaction Manager position is a critical role serving primarily the Indianapolis office but also the greater team of Walker & Dunlop’s Midwest Investment Sales operation. The Midwest team is comprised of four offices based in Indianapolis, Chicago, Grand Rapids and Columbus. Producers in these four markets act as a single team, sharing personnel resources, access to capital, execution strategies and more, and the team is economically aligned in an effort to create a true team concept. This makes the Midwest team unlike other investment sales platforms in the nation both inside and outside of Walker & Dunlop.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Oversight, coordination, delegation, and execution of all Indianapolis operations as well as some degree of work with the greater Midwest team.

  • Monitoring and ensuring the compliance with all team deadlines as well as internal and external obligations.

  • Implementation and full utilization of various systems including both 1) in-place Walker & Dunlop platforms such as SalesForce, Galaxy, Entrata, Asana, etc., as well as 2) customized systems designed to ensure constant business development contact and maximize efficiency in team executions.

  • Overseeing all buyer due diligence operations.

  • Calling in appropriate internal and external resources as necessary to oversee the planning and execution of a variety of team functions such as client events, dinners, forums, etc.

  • Running weekly Indy pipeline meetings.

  • Overseeing occasional team hiring needs.

  • Administering accountability for team production goals.

  • Establishing rhythm in external publications, press releases, interviews and use of LinkedIn.

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (Finance and/or Real Estate concentration preferred)

  • 5+ years of experience in Finance, Real Estate or related field

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Client relationship management skills

  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills

  • Ability to accurately and productively handle multiple tasks during time sensitive situations

  • Ability and willingness to work extended hours or weekends to meet deadlines when appropriate

  • Excellent financial modeling skills including thorough knowledge of Excel

  • Proficiency in MS Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat and Word, and ability to learn Salesforce and other company software as needed

  • Advanced written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to show ownership of your work, take on challenges and acknowledge growth opportunities, and demonstrate patience when learning new processes

  • Courtesy, respect, and thoughtfulness in teaming with colleagues and other stakeholders



What We Offer

  • The opportunity to join one of Fortune Magazine’s Great Places to Work winners from 2015-2023

  • Comprehensive benefit options* that have earned Walker & Dunlop the silver level of the 2022 Cigna Healthy Workforce Designation™, some of which include:
    Up to 83% subsidized medical payroll deductions
    - Competitive dental and vision benefits
    - 401(k) + match
    - Pre-tax transit and commuting benefits
    - A robust health and wellness program – earn cash rewards and gain access to resources that
    promote health, engagement, and balance
    - Paid maternity and parental leave, as well as other family paid leave programs
    - Company-paid life, short and long-term disability insurance
    - Health Savings Account and Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending

  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, with employee resource groups organizing activities and providing a space for open communication

  • Career development opportunities

  • Empowerment and encouragement to give back – volunteer hours and donation matching

*Eligibility may vary based on average number of hours worked

EEO Statement

We are committed to equity in all steps of the recruitment and employment experience. We believe in equal access to opportunities in our workplace. We do not tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on any characteristic protected by applicable law, such as race, color, national origin, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, sex, age, disability, veteran or military status, and genetic information. We strive to be a safe place to ask questions, build professional relationships, and develop careers.

Please be wary of recruitment scams. An indication of a scam might be a request for sensitive or bank information at the time of application or emails coming from a non walkerdunlop.com email address. Please call us at 301.215.5500, if you have any concerns about information requested during or after the application process.

Fair Chance Hiring

Background checks, including any questions related to infractions, arrests, or conviction records, will not be conducted until after a conditional offer of employment has been accepted. We will consider for employment qualified applicants regardless of arrest and conviction records, in accordance with federal, state, and local laws.