Wayne M. Brandt ('84)

Wayne M. Brandt ('84)

Managing Director, National Originations Director, Real Estate Capital Markets
Wells Fargo Bank

Mr. Brandt is a Managing Director and the National Originations Director of the Real Estate Capital Markets Group at Wells Fargo Bank where he directs the origination activities of Wells Fargo’s CMBS and balance sheet lending businesses, which generated over $6.5 billion in loan production in 2013. Mr. Brandt’s previous positions include head of real estate lending and debt investments for the Buchanan/TCW Funds, Managing Director of RBS Greenwich Capital, Managing Partner at Menlo Equities and Managing Director at Nomura Securities. He has authored several industry articles and served as a guest lecturer at the USC Lusk Center, UC Irvine, UCLA Anderson School of Business, and the MIT Center for Real Estate. Mr. Brandt holds a MS in Real Estate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and received his undergraduate degree at Stanford University.