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Jim Pierson

Jim Pierson

jim-pierson-trends-day-2016Senior Vice President, Walker & Dunlop, LLC and Chair, Trends Day 2017 

Jim Pierson is Senior Vice President of Walker & Dunlop, LLC, one of the largest commercial real estate lenders in the United States. With over 27 years of commercial real estate experience, Jim is responsible for nationwide loan origination and focuses on debt and equity placement for multifamily, office, retail, and industrial properties.  Throughout his career, Mr. Pierson has originated over $2.5 billion in loans and is based out of Walker & Dunlop’s Phoenix, Arizona office. Prior to joining Walker & Dunlop, Jim was co-founder and principal of Legacy Capital Advisors and has been active in the Phoenix market since 1990.  Jim graduated from the University of Mississippi in 1989 with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.

Beyond the company, Mr. Pierson is Chairman of the ULI Arizona Trends Day 2017 committee, served on the Board of Directors of the Arizona Multi-housing Association, National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, Ryan House, The Foundation for Blind Children and the Parent Advisory Committee at the Translational Genomics Research Institute. Jim and his wife Karrie have been married for 23 years and have four children.