VP, Senior Underwriter
Kimberly Taynton is a MAP approved underwriter with more than 20 years of HUD Multifamily experience. Prior to joining Paragon Mortgage Corporation in 2013, Kim was the Supervisory Project Manager for Multifamily Development at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in Phoenix (2011-2013), Housing Representative at HUD (2008-2011), and she had prior HUD loan application and underwriting experience with Paragon Mortgage from 2001 to 2006.
She began her multifamily development career in 1999 working for an apartment developer, specializing in land entitlement through construction and asset management operations, using HUD-insured 221(d)(4) financing for all of the apartment projects.
Kim is regularly asked to present on multifamily topics at conferences and has been a panelist or presenter on topics such as affordable housing finance, environmental due diligence, HUD loan programs, and loan closing processes.