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Sean Huntsman

Senior Managing Director

Sean Huntsman is a Senior Managing Director on the originations team focused on seniors housing Agency lending. He is based in NewPoint’s Southern California office and serves clients nationwide.

Huntsman has over 30 years of experience originating Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, HUD/FHA, bridge and construction loans for multifamily and seniors housing communities, has a career originations volume totaling more than $5 billion, and has led and built many seniors housing Agency lending platforms at the firms he has worked. He joins NewPoint from M&T Realty Capital Corporation, where as Executive Managing Director, he expanded the bank’s West Coast Healthcare Lending Group. Prior to that, Huntsman was an Executive Managing Director with Barings Multifamily Capital, where he worked to establish the firm’s Seniors Housing Platform. He has also held the role of Senior Vice President at PNC Real Estate, where he frequently placed as a Top 5 Originator. Huntsman spent 15 years with ARCS Commercial Mortgage (acquired by PNC), where he led the creation of its Seniors Housing Platform.

Huntsman studied Economics at the University of San Francisco. He is a returning ASHA Executive Board Member, former member of the CALFA (now called CALA) Board of Directors, serves on the Urban Land Institute's (ULI) Orange County/Inland Empire: Multi-Housing Local Product Council and is a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). Huntsman also holds a California Real Estate Brokers License.