Hunt Mortgage Group, a leader in financing commercial real estate throughout the United States, announced today that Misty Read has joined the firm as Director.  She will be responsible for originating small balance and conventional agency business as well as placing Hunt Mortgage Group’s proprietary products in the Midwest. She will operate out of the firm’s New York office and will report to Josh Messier, Managing Director at Hunt Mortgage Group.

“We are actively working to build our presence in the Midwest to better serve clients with proprietary loans, as well as traditional agency and small balance executions,” commented Messier.  “The market in the Midwest is rapidly growing with strong dynamics and solid underlying real estate fundamentals.  Beefing up our staff in the area enables us to better serve the growing needs of area developers and investors.”

Read comes to Hunt Mortgage Group from EverBank Commercial Real Estate – Midwest Region where she was a Regional Sales Director and Vice President.  While at EverBank, she was responsible for covering mortgage brokers/bankers in the Midwest states, originating small and large balance permanent loans and was a National Top Producer exceeding sales goals year over year.

“Misty is a veteran commercial real estate industry executive with more than 15 years of experience sourcing and originating loans and a proven track record of success,” added Messier.  “We are confident she will play a pivotal role in helping us reach our growth goals in the Midwest.”

Prior to EverBank, Read was a National Sales Manager and Senior Vice President at Pipeline Medical in Sparta, New Jersey, and before that was Regional Sales Director, Vice President at Indymac Commercial Lending Corp. She is a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association.