People on the move: June 28
Extensia Financial has named real estate finance professional Jan Hood as its newest business development officer.
Hood has over 20 years of commercial real estate lending experience and is a former vice president at George Smith Partners, where she helped to establish a Northwest commercial real estate lending office.
She also worked as an independent commercial mortgage banker and broker for over 10 years.
Marcus & Millichap Capital Corp., a provider of commercial real estate financing, said that Standard Insurance Co. has appointed Alec Neesham of MMCC as its correspondent mortgage banker for the state of Indiana.
The Standard recently announced its entrance into Indiana's CRE lending markets and Neesham will be the only mortgage banker based in Indiana to represent it for commercial real estate loan originations throughout the state.
Prior to joining MMCC in Indianapolis, he worked extensively with The Standard and other lenders as part of Pinnacle Financial Group in Cleveland.
Fintech startup LenderClose has added software engineers Matthew Brown, Phyllis Nelson and Jessica Wilson, sales representative Martin Pohlmeier and executive assistant Whitney Goodman.
Brown brings to LenderClose more than 15 years of experience in health care information technology.
Nelson most recently worked as a software developer for Hach, and prior to that she served with Pioneer (now Corteva Agriscience) and Shazam and SourceCorp in Iowa.
Wilson most recently worked for IMT Computer Services in West Des Moines.
Pohlmeier joins the LenderClose sales team after nearly 20 years as the simulcast and mutual manager for Prairie Meadows.
Goodman was most recently the administrative assistant for student services at the Drake University Law School.
Greystone has named Jerry Lam chief of credit for its Freddie Mac small balance loans platform.
Lam joins Greystone from Freddie Mac, where he most recently served as director of credit for its SBL platform and a senior member of the credit team.
Prior to his tenure at Freddie Mac, he held a variety of production and underwriting roles at companies including Barings Capital, Capital One Bank (formerly Beech Street Capital), PNC Bank and Highridge Costa Housing Partners.
Valuation Partners has named Karen Herr vice president of its U.S. West region.
She has more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry and most recently served as a regional sales manager with PennyMac Loan Services.
Herr's prior roles include serving as senior vice president at Mortgage Capital Management, correspondent sales director at Stonegate Mortgage Corp. and a vice president at JPMorgan Chase's wholesale and correspondent divisions.