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John Thompson

Senior Managing Director, Deputy Chief Underwriter

John Thompson is Senior Managing Director, FHA Underwriting for NewPoint. He has over 27 years of experience underwriting and closing FHA-insured loans for multifamily properties and healthcare facilities.Prior to joining NewPoint with its acquisition of HHC Finance, Thompson was Chief Underwriter of Multifamily at HHC. Before that he was with Barings Multifamily Capital as its Chief Underwriter, Centennial Mortgage Inc. as a Deputy Chief Underwriter, Walker Dunlop/CW Capital as a Senior Underwriter, and Evanston Financial as a MAP and Lean Underwriter. 

Throughout his career, Thompson has underwritten and closed over $1 billion in FHA-insured mortgages consisting of 102 projects/11,882 units/beds. He has underwritten all loan types in FHA’s multifamily (MAP) program including 221(d)(4) New Construction and Substantial Rehabilitation, Market Rate, Tax Credit, Green and Section 8, 223(f) Purchase and Refinance, Tax Credits, Section 8, 202/223(f), and 236 Decoupling. Under FHA’s healthcare LEAN program, he has underwritten 232 New Construction and Substantial Rehabilitation, 241 Supplemental, and 223(f) Refinance loans. Thompson has also been a Construction Loan Administrator and issued GNMA certificates. In addition to his extensive FHA experience, Thompson has closed FNMA, life insurance, and conduit loans, and was a developer of senior projects and single-family subdivisions.

He received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Montana.