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Bob Morton

Senior Vice President and Director of RHS Programs
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LaPorte, IN


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Professional experience

Bob has over 20 years of experience in commercial lending and banking industry and serves as the Director of Rural Housing Services for Bellwether Enterprise, and a team member of Bellwether Enterprise’s Affordable Housing Group.

Bob has concentrated specifically on Rural Housing Services (RHS) affordable guaranteed loan program, Federal Home Administration (FHA) multifamily and healthcare guaranteed loan programs, and affordable housing since 2004. Since joining Bellwether Enterprise in 2009, Bob has greatly expanded his knowledge and expertise in the Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, Life Company loan products, Bellwether Enterprises proprietary loan products, and all the lending and equity tools that we have to offer.


Indiana State University, Bachelor of Arts, Finance & Economics Michigan State University, Graduate Degree, Commercial Lending


Bob was a key member of Council for Affordable Rural Housing (CARH) subcommittee that spearheaded the effort and success of reactivating the RHS 538 GRRHP loan program with the Federal Government in 2012.

Founding Member, President, and Board Member of the no-profit trade organization of Rural Multifamily Lenders Council (RMLC) established in 2020. A trade association of mortgage bankers and other related types of entities involved in providing financing for the construction, rehabilitation/revitalization, acquisition or refinancing of multifamily/senior housing projects in rural communities of the United States.

Top Producer of The Year award winner 2016, 2019, 2020, 2021 – Bellwether Enterprise Estate Capital, LLC


Rural Multifamily Lenders Council (RMLC), President and Board Member

Council for Affordable Rural Housing (CARH), Member, Lenders Committee Member, and Board of Director Nomination Committee

Affordable Housing Association of Indiana (INAHA), Member

Counsel for Rural Housing & Development of Ohio (CRHDO)- Advisory Board Member

Enterprise Communities Rural Preservation Academy(s), Member & Affordable Housing Finance Presenter

Bob Morton

Recently closed deals

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Affordable multifamily



Bank + USDA

Construction-to-permanent loan

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Seniors housing


East Canton, OH


Permanent loan

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Affordable multifamily


La Plata, MD


Construction loan

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