The Walnut Street Finance Team

Melissa Deal, Senior Development Officer

Meet the Walnut Street Finance Team

Melissa Deal

Melissa Deal

Senior Development Officer

As a Senior Development Officer at Walnut Street Finance, Melissa works closely with real estate investors and borrowers helping to structure and originate real estate loans. Prior to becoming a Development Officer, she was Walnut Street Finance’s Portfolio Manager, performing comparative market analysis and risk assessment as well as due diligence and closing logistics for the loan origination team. In addition, she managed the strategy, design, and implementation of public relations efforts to stakeholders and media in order to build brand awareness as well as develop and maintain a strong client base. Melissa has more than 12 years of operational, communications and project management experience in the real estate and construction industries with 8 additional years of experience managing large-scale projects and campaigns for corporate and government clients.

Melissa graduated cum laude from North Carolina State University School of Design and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Design.

Meet Our Team

Bobby Montagne

Bobby Montagne

CEO

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Katia Potapov

Katia Potapov

VP of Operations

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Byron Clark

Byron Clark

VP of Finance

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Anthony "Tony" Zezzo

Anthony "Tony" Zezzo

VP of Credit

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Kevin O'Brien

Kevin O'Brien

Controller

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Donna Hyatt

Donna Hyatt

Closing Coordinator

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Melissa Deal

Melissa Deal

Senior Development Officer

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About Walnut Street Finance

Before becoming a real estate private money lender, Walnut Street Finance spent twenty years as a builder and developer. We understand your project needs because we’ve been there. Our streamlined process is fast and easy, and we will help you every step of the way – with the loan process, at the closing table, and all the way to the day you sell or refinance your property and start your next project! All of this saves you time and money.

We offer private money loans from $150,000 to $2.5 million and currently serve most areas including Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, and Northeast. Experts in Washington DC, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, North Carolina, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

703-273-3500

Areas We Serve

Hard Money Loans for:

Washington DC

Virginia

Maryland

North Carolina

South Carolina

Pennsylvania

Delaware

Georgia

Texas

Northeast

Mid-Atlantic

Southeast

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