NEW YORK, Nov. 04, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hunt Mortgage Group, a leader in financing commercial real estate throughout the United States, announced today that Carl Pankratz, Vice President of Originations, has been honored by the Texas House of Representatives.

Texas State Representative Angie Chen Button presented Pankratz with a Resolution from the Texas House of Representatives for his community service to the City of Rowlett. Pankratz is a former Deputy Mayor Pro Tem, and was elected to two terms on the Rowlett City Council.

During his time serving the city, Pankratz was instrumental in revamping the Economic Development Department.  He also led efforts to enhance Isaac Scruggs Park, and was very active in authoring several resolutions on issues impacting the city.

Pankratz has received numerous community awards including being named “40 Under 40” by the Dallas Business Journal, one of the “Five Outstanding Young Dallasites” by the Dallas Junior Chamber of Commerce, and “World Changer of the Week” by Southern Methodist University.

“Carl is a seasoned commercial finance executive and an outstanding employee at Hunt Mortgage Group,” commented James Flynn, President at Hunt Mortgage Group. “This award is a testament to his commitment to his local community. All of us at Hunt Mortgage Group congratulate him on this honor.”

In his role at Hunt Mortgage Group, Pankratz specializes in financing multifamily properties including all forms of apartments and manufactured housing communities.

About Hunt Mortgage Group

Hunt Mortgage Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hunt Companies, Inc., is a leader in financing commercial real estate throughout the United States.  The Company finances all types of commercial real estate: multifamily properties (including small balance), affordable housing, office, retail, manufactured housing, healthcare/senior living, hospitality, industrial, and self-storage facilities.  It offers Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, HUD/FHA in addition to its own Proprietary loan products.  Since inception, the Company has structured more than $20 billion of loans and today maintains a servicing portfolio of more than $11.8 billion. Headquartered in New York City, Hunt Mortgage Group has 179 employees located in 19 locations throughout the United States. To learn more about Hunt Mortgage Group, visit

Brent Feigenbaum
Hunt Mortgage Group

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