A new Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) report entitled “2010 Annual Report on Multifamily Lending” finds that the multifamily mortgage industry grew significantly between the years 2009 and 2010. More specifically, multifamily lenders provided a total of $68.8 billion in mortgage financing for apartment buildings with five or more units in 2010, a 31 percent increase over 2009. The report covered mortgages issued by 2,548 different lenders. In terms of total dollar amount, the multifamily lenders that issued the greatest number of multifamily loans were Wells Fargo Bank N.A., CBRE Capital Markets, Inc., Berkadia Commercial Mortgage LLC, PNC Real Estate and Prudential Mortgage Capital Company. The report is available for purchase on the MBA website.