MBA: Wells Fargo Again Leads Annual Commercial/Multifamily Origination Volumes

The Mortgage Bankers Association this morning released its 2016 Rankings of Commercial/Multifamily Mortgage Firms’ Origination Volumes, showing that Wells Fargo topped the list again for total origination volumes.

JPMorgan Chase & Co.; HFF LP; Eastdil Secured; PNC Real Estate; CBRE Capital Markets Inc.; Key Bank; Meridian Capital Group; Capital One Financial Corp.; and JLL followed Wells Fargo as top commercial/multifamily mortgage originators in 2016.

The MBA study is the only one of its kind to present a comprehensive set of listings of 132 different commercial/multifamily mortgage originators, their 2016 volumes and the different roles they play. The report presents origination volumes in more than 140 categories, including by role, by investor group, by property type, by financing structure type and by the location of the originating office.

Nine different companies topped the 11 lists reporting total originations by investor groups:

–Wells Fargo led total origination volumes.

–JPMorgan Chase & Co., Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and Eastdil Secured ranked highest in originators for commercial mortgage-backed securities.

–JPMorgan Chase & Co., PNC Real Estate and Key Bank led originations for commercial bank loans.

–MetLife Real Estate, HFF and PGIM Real Estate Finance led originations for life insurance companies.

–Wells Fargo, Walker & Dunlop and CBRE Capital Markets Inc. led originations for Fannie Mae.

–CBRE Capital Markets Inc., Berkadia and HFF led originations for Freddie Mac.

–Berkadia, Greystone and Red Mortgage Capital LLC led originations for FHA/Ginnie Mae.

–TIAA, Barings and CBRE Capital Markets Inc. led originations for pension funds.

–HFF, CBRE Capital Markets Inc. and Marcus & Millichap Capital Corp. led originations for credit companies.

–Capital One Financial Corp., Eastdil Secured and Meridian Capital Group led originations for real estate investment trusts, mortgage REITs and investment funds.

–Mesa West Capital LLC, JLL and Meridian Capital Group led originations for specialty finance.

–Wells Fargo, HFF and Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. led originations for the “other investors” category.

By dollar volume, top five originators for third parties in 2016 were HFF; Eastdil Secured; CBRE Capital Markets Inc.; Meridian Capital Group; and Key Bank.

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