The SMF Team
Two of our senior executives have been with the company since its inception and together, have over 50 years of experience with HUD programs. Our team members are committed to offering clients the stability of a long-term, ongoing relationship.
Anthony Luzzi has over 35 years of experience with HUD mortgage insurance programs. He provides leadership for, and support to, the firm’s business development, loan origination, marketing, and underwriting activities. Anthony has completed approximately 200 HUD-insured transactions totaling over $2.175 billion for skilled nursing homes, assisted living facilities, hospitals, and multifamily and senior housing communities. These transactions include new construction, substantial rehabilitation, expansion, acquisition, refinancing, debt restructuring, “bridge-to-HUD” refinancing, loan modifications and transfers of physical assets/loan assumptions. He closed the first refinancing under the Section 242/223(f) program for a not-for-profit community hospital in California in 2011.
KERRIE J. TOMASIEWICZ
Executive Vice President
Kerrie J. Tomasiewicz has over 35 years of experience with HUD mortgage insurance programs and has been involved in approximately 200 HUD-insured loan transactions totaling $2.175 billion for skilled nursing homes, assisted living facilities, hospitals, and multifamily and senior housing communities that have been funded with tax-exempt revenue bonds, taxable GNMA Securities, whole loan participations and private placements. She is an approved Underwriter for the Multifamily Accelerated Processing (MAP) and Lean healthcare programs, and attended Lean training in 2008, 2011, 2013 and 2014. Ms. Tomasiewicz was responsible for establishing the firm’s HUD-insured loan servicing department and overseeing its activities until the portfolio was assigned to another lender in 2001. Under her leadership, SMF’s loan servicing portfolio had grown to approximately $250 million and included some of the largest bond issuing authorities and investment funds as clients.
ANDREW J. PATYKULA
Executive Vice President
Andrew J. Patykula has nearly twenty years of experience with HUD’s mortgage insurance programs. He is a HUD-approved Underwriter for the Multifamily Accelerated Processing (MAP) program and has participated in Lean healthcare underwriter training in 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2017. Prior to joining Sims Mortgage Funding, Inc. in 2003, Andrew served as a Fixed Income Trader at HJ Sims, our parent company, where his responsibilities included trading and underwriting municipal bonds and other fixed income debt instruments. He has over 30 years of experience in the capital markets with particular expertise in municipal bond trading, underwriting, sales and portfolio management.
JOSEPH K. WINDELS
Joseph K. Windels has over 35 years of experience with HUD’s mortgage insurance programs, along with other types of government sponsored grant/loan/equity programs (including Low Income Housing Tax Credits) related to market rate, affordable elderly housing and health care facilities. He has completed approximately $1.2 billion in HUD-insured loans for skilled nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and multifamily and senior housing communities.
Senior Loan Originator
Robert Taylor is a Senior Loan Originator who will primarily be covering the Mountain West and West Coast regions. Bob has over 15 years of experience in originating HUD-insured multifamily loans and over 30 years of multifamily brokerage, financing, and development experience. Prior to joining Sims, Bob was President of Raspberry Capital, a multifamily development and financing company, where he was involved in approximately $400 million of construction, acquisition, bridge and mezzanine financing, including one of the first mezzanine structures for a HUD-insured Section 223(f) multifamily loan. Prior to Raspberry, Bob was a loan originator at Johnson Capital, where he also assisted developers in analyzing project feasibility, construction budgets and pre-construction activities. In addition to sourcing HUD-insured multifamily loans.
Administrative Support Coordinator
Geraldine Hamm directs and implements the delivery of administrative and technical support activities for the company as they relate to the development and processing of applications for HUD mortgage insurance under the Multifamily Accelerated Processing (MAP) and Lean healthcare programs. These activities include organizing and preparing application exhibits, coordinating the flow of information from borrowers, third-party consultants and underwriting personnel, and assisting with the credit and financial reviews of borrowers, contractors and transaction principals.