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Experienced Affordable Housing Team Joins M&T Realty Capital Corporation

M&T Realty Capital Corporation expands its affordable housing finance platform

M&T Realty Capital Corporation® is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeffrey Rodman as its Affordable Housing Program Manager and of Joanie Wilson as its Director of Affordable Underwriting.  Mr. Rodman and Ms. Wilson come to M&T with significant experience in affordable housing and community development lending.

Mr. Rodman has over 23 years of experience in affordable housing finance. He has originated and underwritten more than $4 billion of affordable housing transactions throughout his career; including permanent loans, construction and other balance sheet loans, and LIHTC equity. Prior to joining M&T, he was KeyBank Real Estate Capital’s top affordable housing mortgage banker originating Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and FHA/HUD debt.  His previous experience includes senior underwriting and account management roles with Bank of America, Credit Suisse, and GMAC, as well as experience in public accounting. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Mount Vernon Nazarene University.

Ms. Wilson has been involved in commercial real estate finance since 2011. Prior to joining M&T, she held a variety of roles with increasing responsibility at Barings Multifamily Capital. Her most recent role was Chief Underwriter for Affordable Housing – Balance Sheet Lending and Deputy Chief Underwriter for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. During her time in these roles, she was responsible for the successful closing of approximately $3 billion in loans.  She holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Cameron University. 

“Jeff and Joanie are well-known in the affordable housing industry, and we are pleased to have them join our team in leadership roles to take our platform to the next level,” states Michael Berman, President & CEO of M&T Realty Capital Corporation. “M&T is committed to financing affordable housing units across the United States. Our platform could not be in better hands.”

About M&T Realty Capital Corporation
M&T Realty Capital Corporation® ( is a wholly-owned subsidiary of M&T Bank—one of the 20 largest US-headquartered commercial bank holding companies. As a full-service mortgage banking company, we specialize in providing competitive financing nationwide for multifamily properties, commercial income properties, and healthcare facilities. We are a fully accredited Fannie Mae DUS® lender, a Freddie Mac Optigo® lender, an approved FHA/HUD MAP and LEAN lender, and also offer life insurance company and CMBS financing through correspondent relationships. In 2019, we originated $5.24 billion in loans, and currently service a loan portfolio in excess of $21 billion.

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