Bellwether Enterprise Real Estate Capital LLC, the commercial and multifamily mortgage banking subsidiary of Enterprise Community Investment Inc., has named Richard “Rick” Lynn as senior vice president to lead its new Seniors Housing Group in the Chicago office.

Bellwether Enterprise’s new Seniors Housing Group has plans for rapid growth after the firm was approved as a Seniors Housing Lender for both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in 2018.

Lynn was previously at Marcus and Millichap in investment sales for six years. He also has worked at Travelers Insurance, First Chicago Bank, and GMAC Commercial Mortgage, among others.

Lynn is an active member of the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care, the American Seniors Housing Association and LeadingAge.

He completed his bachelor’s degree in industrial and operational engineering from the University of Michigan and an MBA in finance from the University of Miami. He graduated from a continuing education program in real estate from New York University.