BWE is one of the fastest-growing commercial & multifamily mortgage banking companies in the country.
We are large in scope, yet focused in approach. With offices across the country, we offer an unwavering commitment to regional expertise. Most of our loan producers have 25 plus years of experience and were born and raised in the areas they do business.
Local expertise, a wide variety of lenders, competitive products and unmatched customer service, BWE is one source for all your commercial mortgage banking needs.
BWE Stands For Integrity.
We are mission-driven, dedicated to long-term relationships, quality work, organic growth and ensuring that our clients have access to optimal solutions with certainty of execution.
Clients appreciate our commitment to technology and trust our leadership as we deliver large-scale capabilities with a boutique-style approach.
We are Capital on a Mission. We support affordable housing across the country through our partnership with Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. which creates and advocates for quality affordable housing in thriving communities. We work together with our clients, lenders, and capital partners to provide competitive financing for all commercial and multifamily assets.
BWE represents synergy in action, a unique ownership of three strong entities joining forces to create a powerhouse team.
A mission partner in Enterprise, a non-profit corporation that advocates for, creates and develops affordable housing
A key BWE employee ownership group with vested interest in the company
A capital partner in Fifth Third Bank who owns a minority, non-controlling interest in BWE, supporting the affordable housing mission, providing a strong balance sheet, and expanding our wide variety of CRE lending products to include bridge and construction loans
Awards & Rankings
BWE has been recognized by Industry Organizations and Media Outlets for our consistent growth and performance. We strive for excellence with our long-standing lender relationships, quality underwriting standards, and company culture.
Top DUS® Producers
Multifamily Mortgage Banking & Brokerage Firms
Top Multifamily Affordable Housing Originators
#5 Freddie Mac Top Lender by Category - Manufactured Housing Communities in 2021
Fannie Mae Lender Specialty Awards Excellence in Credit Underwriting 2021
#4 Fannie Mae Top DUS® Producers Manufactured Housing in 2021
#5 Fannie Mae Top DUS® Producers Student Housing in 2021
#9 Fannie Mae Top DUS® Top Multifamily Affordable Housing Originators in 2021
#5 Fannie Mae Top DUS® Producers for Manufactured Housing Communities in 2021
#5 Fannie Mae Top DUS® Producers for Student Housing in 2021
#6 Multi-Housing News Fastest Growing Multifamily Mortgage Banking and Brokerage Firms of 2021
#8 Multi-Housing News Top Multifamily Mortgage Banking Firms 2022
#17 Multi-Housing News Top Multifamily Mortgage Banking Firms 2021
#13 Mortgage Bankers Association (MBS) CRE Multifamily Finance Firms 2021
CPE Distinguished Achievement Awards Best Corporate Strategy: Gold in 2018
#7 CPE Fastest-Growing Commercial Mortgage Banking and Brokerage Firms of 2022
#10 CPE Top 20 Commercial Mortgage Banking and Brokerage Firms of 2022
#14CPE Top 20 Commercial Mortgage Banking and Brokerage Firms of 2021
#2 Midwest Real Estate News Best of the Best Top Financial Intermediaries 2021
#9 Midwest Real Estate News Best of the Best Top Direct Lenders 2021
Top Workplaces USA Award 2021
Top Workplaces Regional Award - Cleveland, OH in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020, 2021
What Clients Say
“ON BEHALF OF EVERYONE HERE AT FATH, I WANT TO THANK EACH OF YOU AND YOUR TEAM FOR DOING SUCH A TREMENDOUS JOB. YOU CERTAINLY GO OUT OF YOUR WAY TO MAKE MY LIFE EASIER ON THESE TRANSACTIONS. YOU ALL ARE FLAT OUT COMPETENT AND GET THE JOB DONE. YOU ARE SIMPLY THE BEST! THANK YOU!"
BOB WILLIAMS, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER