Berkadia Appoints New Head of Mortgage Banking

Hilary Provinse has joined the company after spending more than 15 years at Fannie Mae, where she led the firm's mulitfamily debt lending activities.

Hilary ProvinseBerkadia has selected Hilary Provinse as its newest executive vice president & head of mortgage banking. In her new role, she will be responsible for overseeing a team of 130 mortgage bankers across 31 office locations and will be a part of Berkadia’s management committee. Provinse will report to Executive Vice President & Head of Production Ernie Katai.

With more than 20 years of commercial real estate experience, she is joining the firm after spending 15 years at Fannie Mae. Her roles there included leading the multifamily debt lending activities of offices throughout the country and serving as senior vice president & head of the multifamily customer engagement. Prior to that, she was involved in investment banking and fixed income trading at Goldman Sachs and Bear Stearns.

While at Fannie Mae, I saw Berkadia investing in its people and culture and focusing on innovation, process and technology to grow its mortgage banking footprint exponentially to better serve customers, and I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to build upon that success,” Provinse said in a prepared statement.

Provinse holds an MBA from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management and a bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College.

Similarly, the firm recently appointed Kathleen Cohen as its newest Atlanta director.

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