DENVER – Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE: WD) (the “Company”), that has an office in Greenwood Village, CO, is ranked 17th on Fortune Magazine’s 2017 List of 100 Fastest Growing Companies. The Fortune rankings are based on three-year growth in revenues, earnings-per-share (EPS), and total shareholder return.
Walker & Dunlop has delivered three-year annual growth rates in EPS and total shareholder return of over 50 percent, and is the highest-ranked company in the commercial real estate industry.
“It’s a true honor to be listed in the top 20 of Fastest Growing Companies along with global technology companies such as Facebook, Amazon, and fintech standout LendingTree,” stated Walker & Dunlop’s Chairman and CEO, Willy Walker. “Our shareholders have benefited nicely from our strong track record of growth. Our team, the size of the addressable market, and the cash flow from our large and growing servicing portfolio make us very excited about continued growth and multiple expansion in our stock over the coming years.”
This is Walker & Dunlop’s second time on the Fortune 100 Fastest Growing Companies list, and the Company has been recognized on Fortune’s Great Places to Work list for four of the past five years.
“We’ve always believed that if you create a great place to work, the financial results will follow,” added Walker. “Being a Great Place to Work has attracted the very best talent in our industry, which has allowed us to expand rapidly and provide our clients with exceptional service. We are now one of the largest commercial real estate finance companies in the country, with over 5.4 percent of total lending to the multifamily industry in 2016, and at the very top of the league tables with Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and HUD.”