Arbor Realty Adds New SVP

Bill O'Brien will oversee the growth and development of agency production after serving for 10 years as director of multifamily at Fannie Mae.
Bill O’Brien, Arbor Realty Trust

After appointing a new vice president in Chicago, Arbor Realty Trust has named Bill O’Brien as its newest senior vice president of agency production. In his role, O’Brien will oversee the development and growth of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac production pipelines, as well as handle agency relationship management.

Bill’s deep agency product knowledge and relationships, along with his many years of multifamily experience, will help support Arbor’s strategic growth plans as we continue to further increase our leadership as a top agency lender,” Arbor Executive Vice President & Chief Production Officer Frank Lutz said in a prepared statement.

O’Brien has more than 25 years of commercial real estate lending experience, having served between 2008 and 2018 as director of multifamily at Fannie Mae. His responsibilities included managing national accounts for top delegated underwriting & servicing lenders. From 1996 to 2008, he worked at Capmark Finance Inc. /GMAC Commercial Mortgage, where he acted as senior vice president & director of underwriting and origination. O’Brien received a B.S. from The College at Brockport, State University of New York.

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