Hunt Mortgage Group Opens a New Office in Buffalo, New York

NEW YORK, March 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hunt Mortgage Group, a leader in financing commercial real estate throughout the United States, announced today that it has opened a production office in Buffalo, New York and has hired Zach Casale to oversee the local effort.

Casale was named Director, Mortgage Banking. He is responsible for sourcing and closing deals of all kinds and will spearhead originations across upstate New York. He will report to Steven Cox, Managing Director at Hunt Mortgage Group. Hunt Mortgage Group has three main business lines: the conventional loan business, small balance loan business, and an affordable housing lending business.

“Our decision to open an office in Buffalo is in direct response to the area’s strong market dynamics,” noted Cox. “A local presence enables us to better serve the rapidly growing needs of area developers and investors.”

“We are making strategic additions to our organization to expand our market reach and capitalize fully on our expanded financing capabilities,” added Cox. “Zach is a seasoned financial services executive with a solid background originating and closing commercial real estate loans across upstate New York. We are pleased he has come on board to open an office in Buffalo and serve local clients. This is the sixth new Hunt Mortgage Group office we’ve opened in the past year.”

Prior to joining Hunt Mortgage Group, Casale spent six years as a mortgage banker serving as Managing Director for Originations for Largo Real Estate Advisors, Inc.

A 2009 graduate of The State University of New York at Buffalo’s Master of Urban and Regional Planning program, Zach brings a unique perspective for his client’s development and financing needs.

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, 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 $21 billion of loans and today maintains a servicing portfolio of more than $12 billion. Headquartered in New York City, Hunt Mortgage Group has 189 professionals in 20 locations throughout the United States. To learn more, visit

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