Greystone announced that Shana Daby has joined as a Managing Director and Deputy Chief Underwriter within the FHA lending team. Ms. Daby brings 14 years of real estate finance industry experience to Greystone and will focus on HUD affordable housing transactions, particularly in the Western U.S.
Prior to joining Greystone, Ms. Daby was a Managing Director and Deputy Chief Underwriter at Barings Multifamily Capital LLC. She also held previous FHA underwriting roles at ACRE Capital LLC and CWCapital (acquired by Walker & Dunlop). Additionally, she spent six years underwriting tax credit equity investments at PNC Bank. At Greystone, Ms. Daby is based in the Vancouver, WA office and reports to Nikhil Kanodia, COO of Greystone’s FHA lending group.
Ms. Daby earned a Master’s degree in City and Regional Planning from Cornell University and undergraduate degrees in Finance and Spanish from the University of St. Thomas.
“I am thrilled with the opportunity to help grow Greystone’s West Coast HUD presence, especially in the affordable housing sector, which is an area of focus for both FHA and Greystone,” said Ms. Daby. “Greystone’s commitment to leveraging technology in new and innovative ways, and constantly refining its due diligence processes is totally transforming the client experience through FHA underwriting and I am excited to be a part of such a dynamic team,” she added.
“Shana is an underwriting marvel who blends the unique combination of underwriting expertise with big picture vision, understanding what we need to focus on today in order to be the absolute market leader in a year from now, 5 years from now, and 20 years from now,” said Mordecai Rosenberg, head of Greystone’s FHA lending business.
“We are already achieving levels of speed and efficiency that are simply unprecedented in the industry, and all of the credit goes to the phenomenal team we have built and continue to grow. Shana is clearly in the category of ‘best-of-the-best’ and will be instrumental in continuing to propel Greystone to new heights,” he added.