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Kevin Mignogna, Charlie Haggard Join Berkadia from Newmark 

Berkadia has added senior managing directors Kevin Mignogna and Charlie Haggard to its roster. The team will report to SVP – co-head of mortgage banking and production operations Cole Schutjer. 

“With over 50 years of combined industry experience, I’m thrilled to have Kevin and Charlie join Berkadia and serve as co-office leaders in our Orange County and San Diego mortgage banking offices,” said Schutjer. “Their addition to the West Coast will be pivotal for Berkadia’s growth and our ability to provide our clients with the best debt and equity solutions.” 

Both Mignogna and Haggard join Berkadia from Newmark, where they each held the title vice chairman – debt & structured finance, multifamily capital markets. They provided their clients with more than $15 billion in multifamily debt and equity financing, while receiving numerous industry accolades. Both also served terms on Freddie Mac’s Advisory Council. 


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