Anthony “Tony” Zezzo
Tony brings over 22 years of real estate and mortgage experience to the Walnut Street Finance team. He is responsible for growing the origination business with a specific focus on providing financing to mid-sized independent builders and developers in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area, and Baltimore, MD area as well as future expansion markets.
Tony’s background includes a broad spectrum of multi-dimensional experience spanning the real estate and mortgage finance world, from “Wall Street to Main Street”. His prior experience consists of various positions focused on originating, underwriting, and overseeing real estate and mortgage investments in advisory and investment management roles, including significant experience in the investment banking, private equity, and hedge fund industries. Tony has been involved in financing a wide array of transaction types and sizes, including everything from small single-family home investments to large-scale commercial projects.
Tony holds a Master’s degree from Columbia University and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland. In addition, he is a Certified Public Accountant (license currently inactive) licensed in the State of Maryland. Tony began his career in the real estate industry in 1986 in the building and construction trades.