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    Walter Investment Management Corp. Announces New General Counsel


    TAMPA, Fla., April 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Walter Investment Management Corp. (NYSE: WAC) ("Walter" or the "Company") today announced the election of John J. Haas as General Counsel, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary of the Company. Mr. Haas joined Walter in June of 2014 as Assistant General Counsel and most recently served as Acting General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer.

    "John has done an outstanding job guiding the Company through a variety of strategic transactions and securities law, corporate finance and corporate governance matters," said Anthony Renzi, Walter's Chief Executive Officer and President. "The entire company has benefited from John's talent and dedication and we are pleased that he has accepted this expanded role."

    Mr. Haas has more than 15 years of experience practicing corporate and securities law and working in finance. Before joining Walter, Mr. Haas was most recently Of Counsel for Foley & Lardner LLP in their Private Equity and Venture Capital Group.  Mr. Haas also served as Executive Director, Global Capital Solutions for UBS AG and began his career as a corporate attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. Mr. Haas holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Florida and a Juris Doctorate from New York University School of Law.

    About Walter Investment Management Corp.

    Walter Investment Management Corp. is a leading independent servicer and originator of mortgage loans and servicer of reverse mortgage loans. Based in Tampa, FL, the Company has approximately 4,900 employees and services a diverse loan portfolio. For more information about Walter Investment Management Corp., please visit the Company's website at The information on our website is not a part of this release.

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