Lance H. Wilson is a managing director of Berkeley Point Capital LLC, a subsidiary of Cantor Fitzgerald and Cantor Commercial Real Estate, specializing in the financing of multifamily rental housing projects, assisted living facilities and nursing homes primarily through Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the FHA mortgage insurance programs. Mr. Wilson had been a senior vice president of Oppenheimer Multifamily Housing & Healthcare Finance, Inc., a subsidiary of Oppenheimer & Co., Inc., until April 2016 when Berkeley Point acquired the entire deal pipeline and new business production staff of Oppenheimer Multifamily. Prior to joining Oppenheimer in 2008, Mr.Wilson held senior positions in multifamily housing finance and municipal investment banking with American Property Financing, Inc. (later acquired by Wachovia Multifamily Capital, Inc.), Greytsone & Co., and PaineWebber Incorporated. Before PaineWebber in 1986, Mr. Wilson was executive assistant to Secretary Samuel R. Pierce of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development from 1981 to 1984, and president of the New York City Housing Development Corporation from 1984 to 1986. Prior to government service, Mr. Wilson was an attorney with the Wall Street law firm of Mudge Rose Guthrie and Alexander from 1972 to 1977, and an associate counsel of The Equitable from 1977 to 1981.
Among his many charitable, professional and political activities/affiliations, Mr. Wilson is a director of the Faith Center for Community Development, Inc., an associate member of the Associated Builders and Owners of Greater New York, a governor of the National Realty Club, a member of the of the advisory council of the Atlantic Legal Foundation, and a member of the New York State Bar Association.
Mr. Wilson is the recipient of several awards, including The White Housing Private Sector Initiatives Commendation, Housing Man of the Year from the National and New York Housing Conferences, Secretary’s Award for Excellence (highest departmental award) from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and Outstanding Public Service Award from the National Association of Home Builders.
Mr. Wilson is a graduate of Hunter College, the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and the U.S. Army Officers Transportation School.