Hunt Real Estate Capital, a leader in financing commercial real estate throughout the United States, announced today that Timothy Hoppin has joined the firm’s affordable housing group as Director. He will be based in the Denver office and will report to Paul Weissman, Senior Managing Director.

“We are actively building our affordable housing platform. Today we offer our clients an extensive variety of financing products to help them expand their businesses,” noted Weissman. “The affordable multifamily housing market is growing rapidly and it’s a strong part of the Hunt Real Estate Capital legacy.”

Hunt Real Estate Capital is long-established in the affordable housing debt and equity finance markets, having sourced and originated affordable loans since the 1980’s.

Hoppin will focus on sourcing and originating affordable housing loans nationwide. He joins Hunt Real Estate Capital from Citigroup Corporate and Investment Bank where he was a Vice President, on the Banking Team in Citi Community Capital, Municipal Securities Division. While at Citi, Hoppin closed over $300 million of taxable and tax-exempt debt with for profit developers, non-profits and housing authorities.

Prior to Citi, Hoppin was on the commercial real estate acquisitions team for Baceline Investments, LLC and served as a Vice President – Underwriting at Newman & Associates, that was acquired by Citigroup Corporate and Investment Bank.

“Tim is an experienced and highly successful affordable housing and agency lending executive,” added Weissman. “We are excited that he joined our Denver team.”

Hoppin earned a B.A. in Economics from the University of Colorado at Boulder and an MBA in Finance from the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver.

Hunt Real Estate Capital offers debt for both conventional and affordable multifamily properties and is uniquely positioned in the multifamily space with more than four decades of experience. Today, Hunt Real Estate Capital is structured to maximize efficiencies with dedicated originations and underwriting teams to support its affordable, conventional, and small balance lending businesses.