Walker & Dunlop Adds Seniors Housing Veteran to L.A. Sales Team
Walker & Dunlop, Inc. has hired Gideon Orion as managing director on its investment sales platform. Orion is based in Los Angeles and will join the firm’s national seniors housing property sales team led by managing director Joshua Jandris.
“We are excited to continue building out our focused seniors housing property sales team with the addition of Gideon,” said Jandris. “His strong track record, specialized expertise and excellent reputation will bring additional skill to our team and help us continue to expand our dedicated seniors housing group.”
Before joining Walker & Dunlop, Orion served as managing director and managing broker of California for Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors, an advisory firm focused exclusively on seniors housing and healthcare real estate.
Previously, Orion served as director for Cushman & Wakefield. He has built a large client base over his 14-year real estate career and brings extensive relationships to the firm.
Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces.
Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications.
Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).
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