People Movers of the Week: Dec. 9


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ComplianceEase has appointed Sharif Mahdavian as vice president of national sales.

In this role, Mahdavian will oversee the company’s interactions with federal and state regulator clients, GSEs and capital markets participants.

Prior to joining ComplianceEase, he was vice president of business development for LenderLive’s due diligence division.



Walker Dunlop Inc. has hired Levi Brooker as senior vice president in its multifamily finance group.

Based out of the company’s Los Angeles office, Brooker is responsible for originating multifamily loans primarily through Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and HUD.

Prior to joining Walker Dunlop, he served as senior vice president and loan officer for JLL’s multifamily lending division.



Dart Appraisal, a nationwide, independent appraisal management company, has named Tina Manshum as an account executive covering Michigan.

Manshum has a background in both the retail and wholesale channels of the mortgage industry, including roles in sales, management and underwriting.

Most recently she was a national wholesale account executive for First National Bank of America in East Lansing, Mich.



The Singer Bassuk Organization has added Robert Lawrence to its leadership team as executive managing director.

Lawrence most recently served as senior managing director and co-head of origination at Guggenheim Commercial Real Estate Finance, where he led and managed the origination platform for both CMBS and affiliated life companies.

Prior to his tenure at Guggenheim, he was managing director and head of the Securitized Products Group-Asia with JPMorgan Securities Japan Co.



Axia Home Loans has named Shelly Schwieso senior vice president of business development.

Schwieso, a 28-year industry veteran, previously served as vice president of mortgage strategies for the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines.

Prior to the FHLB of Des Moines, she was VP production manager, correspondent and warehouse lending for Tradition Capital Bank.

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