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Berkadia Hires Fred Dockweiler to Expand Affordable Housing Team

VANCOUVER, Wash. –  Berkadia today announced the addition of Managing Director Fred Dockweiler to its Affordable Housing team, furthering the growth and national footprint of the group. Dockweiler will be based in Vancouver, Washington, and will report to Senior Vice President and Head of Affordable Housing Steve Ervin.

“We are thrilled to welcome Fred to Berkadia as we continue to strategically expand our team across the country,” said Ervin. “Fred’s experience in a variety of offerings allows us to further grow our affordable housing platform, while also bolstering Berkadia’s overall presence in the Northwest region.”

Dockweiler joins Berkadia from KeyBank Real Estate Capital where he most recently served as Vice President/Senior Mortgage Banker and focused on securing permanent financing solutions for new construction, acquisition/rehab and preservation transactions with and without LIHTC. In 2018, Dockweiler completed $320 million in financing.

“The market continues to necessitate a variety of new products as needs change and grow,” said Dockweiler. “I’m excited to join a team that is known to be on the cutting-edge of the affordable space and look forward to providing the full suite of Berkadia’s unmatched debt solutions and services.”

Prior to KeyBank Real Estate Capital, Dockweiler was Vice President at Bank of the West in their Real Estate Industries Division where he managed and developed a commercial real estate portfolio that covered both cash-flowing and for-sale properties. Before that, his prior roles include Vice President at PNC Multifamily Capital and Vice President of Finance for Jeffery E. Smith Companies, an affordable housing developer in the Midwest.

Mr. Dockweiler is a graduate of University of Missouri-Columbia with a BSBA in Finance. He also obtained his Masters of Finance from St. Louis University.