Walker Brown is a Managing Director within the origination team at Ladder Capital. Prior to joining Ladder Capital, Mr. Brown was a Managing Director at Benefit Street Partners in the Commercial Real Estate Group and CCRE, Cantor Fitzgerald’s proprietary commercial real estate debt platform, where he was responsible for the origination of both balance sheet floating rate loans and fixed rate securitized loans. Prior to CCRE, Mr. Brown was with Merrill Lynch in the Global Commercial Real Estate & CMBS group where he focused on origination, underwriting and asset management. Mr. Brown holds a B.S. in Hospitality Management from the University of Mississippi.