May 16, 2021

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Lument Named Top FHA Lender in 2020

NEW YORK, April 15, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Lument, a national leader in multi-family and senior housing finance, announced today that it has been named Best FHA Lender in The United States Both by volume and number of loans for the 2020 calendar year. The annual origination rankings for commercial / multi-family homes are compiled annually by the Mortgage Bankers Association. The company has made a total of 388 FHA transactions $ 5.8 billionThis represents a 74% increase over the 2019 FHA volume of $ 3.34 billion[1].

“The FHA funding program has long been a favorite with our customers and offers borrowers numerous benefits across the affordability and severity spectrum,” he said James Flynn, CEO of Lument. “Given the challenges posed by the pandemic, the significant increase in volume over the past year is testament to the strength of our recently merged organization, as well as our partnership with HUD and the effectiveness of its loan programs.”

Lument also ranked number one as a senior / age-restricted property lender and closed $ 1.6 billion over 163 transactions.

“We continue to strive to help our seniors in the housing and healthcare sectors get the best terms and prices, even under the most difficult of circumstances,” he said Aaron Becker, Head of Senior Housing and Healthcare Production at Lument. “The FHA programs are an essential part of our diverse platform.”

In terms of the overall origins of all loan programs, Lument was among the top 20 with a total of over 1,000 completed transactions $ 10.6 billion. Additionally, the company ranked in the top 15 for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac funding, as well as for the multi-family and affordable housing origins.

After all, Lument was the top ranked origin office in Columbus, Ohiowhere two of his old companies – RED Capital Group and Lancaster Pollard – were founded. Hunt Real Estate Capital merged with these two companies in early 2020, and by the end of the year the three companies had merged under the new Lument brand.

About Lument
ORIX Real Estate Capital Holdings, LLC (d / b / a Lument) is a subsidiary of ORIX Corporation United States. Lument is a national leader in commercial real estate finance. As a combined organization of industry experts Hunt Real Estate Capital, Lancaster Pollard and RED Capital Group, Lument offers a comprehensive suite of capital solutions tailored to investors in apartment buildings, affordable housing, and senior housing and healthcare properties. Lument is a lender to Fannie Mae DUS®, Freddie Mac Optigo®, FHA, and USDA. In addition, Lument offers a range of proprietary solutions for commercial credit, investment banking and investment management. Securities, investment banking and advisory services are provided by OREC Securities, LLC, d / b / a Lument Securities, a member of FINRA / SIPC. Investment advice is provided by OREC Investment Management, LLC, d / b / a Lument Investment Management. OREC Investment Management is registered as an investment advisor with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. For more information, visit

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[1] Combined volume of the old Lument companies ORIX Real Estate Capital and Hunt Real Estate Capital from 2019.