Hunt Mortgage Group adds SVP to affordable housing group

Suzanne Cope rejoined the company from commercial mortgage bank Bellwether Enterprise

Hunt Mortgage Group adds SVP to affordable housing group
Hunt Mortgage Group has appointed Suzanne Cope as senior vice presidents of its affordable housing/FHA group.

Cope, who has previously served at the company, will focus on origination and closing affordable and FHA multifamily loans nationwide, with a primary focus on the Colorado area. Based in Denver, she will report to Paul Weissman, senior managing director.

Cope was most recently senior vice president in the affordable multifamily division of Bellwether Enterprise. In her earlier role at Hunt Mortgage, then Centerline Capital Group, she was responsible for West Coast originations of all debt financing activities for affordable multifamily housing.

"In her original position with our firm, Suzie helped to re-launch and fully develop an affordable housing lending platform at Hunt Mortgage Group. This included Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and FHA executions as well as affiliated executions for conduit and bridge lending for multifamily housing financing," Weissman said.

Cope worked for Fannie Mae earlier in her career. For five years, she served as senior account manager in Los Angeles with responsibilities to manage and structure transactions for affordable and market rate housing mortgage relationships. She was also tasked to enhance affordable housing products. Cope is currently a member of Fannie Mae’s DUS Originator’s Committee.

"Suzie is a veteran industry executive with extensive experience in loan origination in affordable and market rate mortgages and has a proven track record of success," Weissman said. "Her return to Hunt Mortgage Group signals her confidence in the expanded platform and the strong additions we have made to the group across the country. We are confident she will play a pivotal role in helping us reach our growth goals with the affordable group."

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