Multifamily Underwriter – Advisor (Open to Remote)


Job Description As a valued contributor to our team, you will advise team members on managing communications and/or negotiations between Fannie Mae and clients regarding loans and other investments. In this role, you will review and comment on underwriting and reviewing the issuance of securities to customers.

Occasional travel is required.


The Multifamily Underwriter – Advisor role will offer you the flexibility to make each day your own, while working alongside people who care so that you can deliver on the following responsibilities:

Advise on potential risks and costs involved with providing services to a customer.

Analyze the risks and costs of a lending decision and make recommendations on process improvement related to decision process.

Advise on process related to issuance of the securities or other financial loans to the customer.


Minimum Required Experience

6 years of relevant experience

A comprehensive knowledge of commercial mortgage Multifamily underwriting including property financial analysis, borrower credit, and market analyses

Demonstrated experience in underwriting and structuring commercial loans for Multifamily housing

Knowledge and experience with the commercial Multifamily real estate industry

Strong credit and financial analysis skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Knowledge of DUS/GSE underwriting guidelines

Desired Experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Experience evaluating businesses, projects, budgets, and other financial entities or instruments to determine viability, stability, and performance

Evaluation of borrower/organizational structures

Risk Assessment/mitigation and relationship management skills

Ability to collaborate with team members and key strategic partners

Customer and market insights

Experience with various Multifamily property types

Skilled in Excel (intermediate or advanced); Sales Force

Governance and Compliance experience including creating policies, evaluating compliance, and developing data governance preferred

Risk assessment and management skills including evaluating and designing controls, conducting impact assessments, identifying control gaps, and remediating risk

Skilled in documentation for the purposes of analysis, data discovery, and decision-making

Experience gathering accurate information to explain concepts and answer critical questions

Able to work with individuals having a different functional expertise respectfully and cooperatively while working toward a common goal

Relationship management skills including managing and engaging stakeholders, customers, vendors, and building relationship networks

Loan management skills including evaluating loan requests, classifying loans, identifying fraud, and originating loans

Experience identifying and selecting strategic options, and identifying resources to meet the defined objectives

Experience evaluating businesses, projects, budgets, and other financial entities or instruments to determine viability, stability, and performance

Adept at managing project plans, resources, and people to ensure successful project completion

Skilled in presenting information and/or ideas to an audience in a way that is engaging and easy to understand

Influencing skills including negotiating, persuading others, facilitating meetings, and resolving conflict

Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer, which means we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, personal appearance, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation in the application process, email us at

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