Hunt Mortgage Group, a full-service commercial real estate lender, announced today that Gregory Cazel joined the firm as Managing Director. He takes on a new senior loan production role based in Chicago, and will focus on sourcing opportunities for both the proprietary lending and conventional agency businesses in the Midwest.

Hunt Mortgage Group continues to evolve and expand both its core agency lending business and its proprietary balance sheet program to provide the full range of commercial real estate financing to its clients. Bill Hyman, Senior Managing Director and Chief Production Officer for Commercial Real Estate explained, “We are making strategic additions to our organization to expand our market reach and capitalize fully on our expanded financing capabilities. Greg brings more than 30 years of commercial real estate experience to his new role at Hunt Mortgage Group. We are confident he will play a pivotal role in helping us reach our growth goals in the Midwest.”

Prior to joining Hunt Mortgage Group, Cazel was a Managing Director at Wells Fargo Bank, NA where he responsible for the origination, closing, securitization, and on-book lending for commercial real estate loans. Before that he was Principal & Executive Vice President at A10 Capital, LLC. Earlier in his career he held notable positions with JP Morgan Mortgage Capital, Inc. and Washington Capital Associates, Inc.

Cazel earned a B.A., Liberal Arts & Science with a concentration in Real Estate, Finance, and Accounting from the University of Illinois, Urbana/Champaign.