RED Hires Jim Hensley to Head Origination Teams and Lead Expansion Efforts

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Addition Continues Firm’s Aggressive Growth Plans

James P. Hensley, Senior Managing Director, Red Mortgage Capital, LLC

We are extremely fortunate and excited to welcome Jim to the RED team. RED has consistently been a national leader in multifamily finance for many years, as the nation’s largest FHA lender and consistent top performer under the Fannie Mae DUS program.

Red Mortgage Capital, LLC, the mortgage banking arm of comprehensive capital provider RED CAPITAL GROUP, LLC announced today the addition of James P. Hensley as a Senior Managing Director to its senior management team. Jim, based in Atlanta, will play a critical role in overseeing the multifamily originations platform and leading RED’s strategic and aggressive expansion plans in both footprint and services nationwide. With over 25 years of experience in commercial real estate, Hensley brings a proven history of agency and FHA platform strategy, business development and lending expertise.

Before joining RED, Jim most recently served as a Principal with Prudential Mortgage Capital Company. Previously he was a senior account executive with Fannie Mae for a DUS® lender in Atlanta.

Michael J. Moran, Chairman & CEO of RED, stated, “Jim is a wonderful addition to our talented team. The financial strength and support of our shareholders gives us the ability to grow significantly and broadly. Jim, and the depth of experience and industry relationships he brings, is the most recent step in that growth. We have the flexibility to provide capital to our clients at all levels of the capital stack while offering a single point of execution. Jim will be instrumental in generating new and creative ideas on how to use this flexibility to grow our core businesses, strategically expand into complementary initiatives, increase our product offerings, and best serve client needs.”

Mark C. Beisler, President & COO of RED, remarked, “We are extremely fortunate and excited to welcome Jim to the RED team. RED has consistently been a national leader in multifamily finance for many years, as the nation’s largest FHA lender and consistent top performer under the Fannie Mae DUS program. As we look to grow our FHA, Fannie Mae and proprietary lending activities, Jim will be instrumental in expanding RED’s origination team in both number of originators and offices over the next twelve months. Under Jim’s leadership, we fully expect to further distinguish RED as a national leader, expand our presence in the multifamily housing industry, and better serve our customers and prospects.”

James P. Hensley commented, “I’m excited about the opportunity to lead RED’s origination, marketing and research teams. RED’s reputation in the industry is unparalleled and I look forward to building on its success as a leading Fannie Mae and FHA-MAP and LEAN lender. When combined with a robust proprietary lending platform, RED is positioned well to provide its clients with access to multiple capital sources tailored to their individual needs. I also welcome the challenge of expanding RED’s origination platform across the country by adding to their talented and experienced team of originators. RED is poised for a strong future and I’m pleased to be a part of it.”

Recognized for its industry expertise, innovative and comprehensive structures, and consistently high rankings, RED CAPITAL GROUP, LLC has provided over $52 billion of integrated debt and equity capital since 1990 to the multifamily, student and seniors housing, and health care industries through three operating companies. Red Mortgage Capital, LLC is a leading Fannie Mae DUS® and MAP- and LEAN-approved FHA lender with a mortgage servicing portfolio of more than $17 billion. Red Capital Markets, LLC (MEMBER FINRA/SIPC) is a leader in the distribution of Fannie Mae and Ginnie Mae Project MBS and provides structuring, underwriting, placement and advisory services for tax-exempt and taxable housing and health care bonds. Red Capital Partners, LLC provides proprietary debt and equity solutions and asset management in a range of forms including subordinated gap and bridge loans. RED CAPITAL GROUP, LLC, a subsidiary of ORIX USA Corporation, is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio and employs approximately 187 people across eleven offices nationwide.

About ORIX USA Corporation
ORIX USA Corporation ( is the U.S. subsidiary of ORIX Corporation, a publicly-owned Tokyo-based international financial services company established in 1964. ORIX Corporation is listed on the Tokyo (8591) and New York (NYSE:IX) stock exchanges. ORIX USA Corporation is a diversified corporate lender, finance company, and advisory service provider with more than $6 billion in assets and an extensive portfolio of credit products and advisory services. ORIX USA is headquartered in Dallas, Texas and has approximately 1,400 employees worldwide.

DUS® is a registered trademark of Fannie Mae.

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