Stephanie H. Wiggins, Senior Vice President & Chief Production Officer of the FHA Finance team, is based out of Bethesda, Maryland. Ms. Wiggins is responsible for the oversight of the production team for Walker & Dunlop’s multifamily lending through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). She brings more than 30 years of experience in commercial real estate finance and a specialty in the new construction of market-rate and affordable multifamily housing as well as healthcare facilities.
Ms. Wiggins initially joined Walker & Dunlop as a senior underwriter in 1995. Prior to her return to Walker & Dunlop, Ms. Wiggins served as Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust, where she managed multifamily originations and operations with a focus on FHA and government sponsored enterprise executions. In this position, she was responsible for closing 256 transactions nationwide, for a total capital deployment of nearly $5 billion. Previously, Ms. Wiggins served as Director and Senior Investment Officer at Prudential Mortgage Capital Company, managing the deal structure and underwriting processes for Fannie Mae Multifamily Affordable Housing transactions.
Ms. Wiggins earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from American University’s Kogod School of Business, where she studied real estate and urban development. Beyond the company, Ms. Wiggins is an active member of several industry organizations, including the Urban Land Institute (ULI) as a Public Private Partnership Council Member and a Women’s Leadership Initiative Member, the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), and the Real Estate Network Empowering Women (RENEW). She also serves as a board member for The Campagna Center, a nonprofit organization that provides educational and social development programs for underserved children, teens, and adults in Alexandria, Virginia, as well as The Twelve Days of Christmas, Inc., which raises funds to provide back-to-school necessities and fulfills the holiday wish lists for disadvantaged families in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.