Hunt Mortgage Group, a leader in financing commercial real estate throughout the United States, announced today that Doug Vikser has joined the firm as Managing Director. He will report to Bill Hyman, Senior Managing Director and Chief Production Officer, and will be based in El Segundo, California.

“As a member of the firm’s Proprietary Lending Team, Doug will focus exclusively on generating business for Hunt Mortgage Group’s commercial floating rate bridge program,” commented Hyman.

Vikser’s previous experience includes senior positions at Terra Capital Partners and MSD Capital as well as Managing Director/Portfolio Manager for a bridge loan debt fund at Prudential Mortgage Capital where he originated bridge and mezzanine loans on a nationwide basis.

“Hunt Mortgage Group is continuing to evolve from an exclusively focused agency lender to one that provides a full range of commercial real estate finance services,” explained Hyman. “To accelerate this evolution, we are making strategic additions to our sales force that are designed to expand our market reach and capitalize fully on our new financing capabilities.”

“Doug brings a wealth of industry knowledge to his new role at Hunt Mortgage Group,” added Hyman. “We are confident he will play a big role in helping us reach our growth goals.”

To date, the Proprietary Loan Group at Hunt Mortgage Group has a funded more than $450 million. The 2016 goal for the business is to exceed $1 billion.

Vikser graduated from the University of Michigan with a BGS in Economics and has an MBA from the University of Texas. He is a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association and is a licensed real estate broker in California and Texas.