Hunt Mortgage Group Opens a New Office in Tampa, Florida

— Hires Anne Stewart to Lead the Local Effort —

NEW YORK, Oct. 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hunt Mortgage Group, a leader in financing commercial real estate throughout the United States, announced today it opened an office in Tampa, Florida, located at 100 S. Ashley Drive, Suite 600. Anne Stewart has been hired as Director to lead the local effort and will focus on originating agency debt, primarily small balance loans under the Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae Small Balance Loan Programs for clients in the Southeast. Hunt Mortgage Group also offers bridge financing through their Proprietary Loan Group. Stewart reports to Managing Director, Owen Breheny.

Hunt Mortgage Group has a dedicated division focused exclusively on providing small balance loans between $1 million - $5 million to borrowers nationwide. “Our decision to open an office in Tampa is in direct response to the area’s strong market dynamics,” noted Breheny. “A local presence enables us to better serve the growing needs of area developers.”

Stewart comes to Hunt Mortgage Group from Guggenheim Commercial Real Estate Finance, LLC, where she was a Managing Director, responsible for sourcing commercial real estate mortgage transactions for the small balance CMBS program. Prior to that Ms. Stewart held senior origination positions with Credit Suisse/Column Financial, Potomac Realty Capital and Ocwen Federal.

“Anne is a seasoned financial service executive with a solid background originating and closing small balance deals in the local commercial real estate market,” added Breheny. “We are excited she has joined our team and we are confident she will greatly extend Hunt Mortgage Group’s capabilities in the region.”

Stewart earned her BA in business economics from the College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio.

About Hunt Mortgage Group

Hunt Mortgage Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hunt Companies, Inc., is a leader in financing commercial real estate throughout the United States. The Company finances all types of commercial real estate: multifamily properties (including small balance), affordable housing, office, retail, manufactured housing, healthcare/senior living, hospitality, industrial, and self-storage facilities. It offers Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, HUD/FHA in addition to its own Proprietary loan products. Since inception, the Company has structured more than $20 billion of loans and today maintains a servicing portfolio of more than $11.8 billion. Headquartered in New York City, Hunt Mortgage Group has 179 employees located in 19 locations throughout the United States. To learn more about Hunt Mortgage Group, visit

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