NEW YORK, November 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Zelman & Associatesa Walker & Dunlop company and the leading institutional research and investment banking firm dedicated exclusively to the housing industry in the United States, announced that Graham Rives joined the company as Managing Director. Mr. Rives will lead the investment banking coverage of the company’s building products and work closely with Tony McGillSenior Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking at Zelman & Associates.
“Graham is a fantastic addition to our team,” said Ivy Zelman, CEO and co-founder of Zelman & Associates. “His deep experience leading M&A and capital markets transactions broadens the scope of – and brings additional depth to – our industry-leading investment banking platform.” She continued: “We expect Graham to have an immediate impact on our team and our clients. Investment banking is a key part of Walker & Dunlop’s Drive to ’25 and we plan to continue to invest in this business.”
Mr. Rives brings more than a decade of investment banking experience to the firm, including mergers and acquisitions and capital raising transactions, with a focus on construction products and materials. Prior to joining Zelman, Mr. Rives was a principal at Harris Williams, where he focused on sell-side mergers and acquisitions. Previously, he was part of the investment banking group of Deutsche Bank. Mr. Rives began his career at Fidelity Investments where he held various positions in finance and product management.
“We are very pleased to have Graham join our team,” said Tony McGill. “Graham is a seasoned negotiator with an undisputed track record of putting clients’ interests first and delivering superior transaction results. We warmly welcome him to our team and I personally look forward to working closely with him.” .”
Zelman & Associates has earned an impressive reputation among institutional investors and business executives for its unbiased and thorough research, insightful analysis, and trusted advisory services. The firm’s expertise covers macro, industry and company-specific trends in all areas of housing, including homebuilding, building products, demographics, multi-family and single-family rentals, mortgage financing and real estate technologies and services. Walker & Dunlop, the largest provider of capital to the multifamily industry in United States, acquired Zelman & Associates in July 2021 with the overall goals of generating more actionable insights and becoming a more valuable partner to its customers.
About Zelman & Associates
Founded in 2007 by Ivy Zelman and Dennis McGill, Zelman & Associates is the leading institutional research advisory and investment banking firm dedicated exclusively to the United States housing industry. Zelman provides distinguished institutional research and investment banking capabilities with the highest levels of client service, trust, sophistication and credibility unique to the housing, institutional research and investment banking industries.
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About Walker & Dunlop
Walker and Dunlop (NYSE: WD) is the largest provider of capital to the multifamily industry in United States and the fourth largest lender for all commercial real estate, including industrial, office, retail and hospitality properties. Walker & Dunlop enables real estate owners and operators to realize their vision for communities – where Americans live, work, shop and play. The power of our people, our leading brand and our cutting-edge technology make us more insightful and valuable to our customers, delivering an unparalleled experience every step of the way. With over 1,000 employees in all major US marketsWalker & Dunlop has consistently been named one of FortuneThe best places to work® and is committed to making the commercial real estate industry more inclusive and diverse while create meaningful social, environmental and economic change in our communities.
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