Our Company

Our firm’s cumulative market knowledge and superior financing expertise is unmatched by any other in the Detroit market.  We favor a team approach which allows us to align the best lender to your transaction .



Len Dillon – Principal

Email: len.dillon@wbfncl.com

For the past 30 years Len has been actively engaged in commercial real estate. In 1998 his firm, Birmingham Financial, merged with Woodward Financial, to form his existing company. J. P. Morgan consistently recognizes him as one of their top producing performers. He has been a keynote speaker at their Circle of Excellence conferences. Len began his career in 1984 as a commercial real estate broker with Dietz Organization and specialized in the sale of property throughout the Midwest. He is an organizer of Bloomfield Bancshares and the Bank of Birmingham.

Education: Northwood University (Business, Finance and Accounting)

Professional Affiliations:

  • Michigan Real Estate Answer Forum
  • Urban Land Institute
  • Mortgage Bankers Association
  • Finance Committee Pine Lake Country Club
  • Board Member of Variety: the Children’s Charity

Warren Palmer-Partner

Email:  warren.palmer@wbfncl.com

Warren has over 30 years of commercial real estate experience in identifying investment problems and opportunities in order to generate income, preserve wealth, avoid mistakes, and mitigate risk.

He is experienced in acquisitions, dispositions, and investment management in entrepreneurial, government, public and private sectors.

Mr. Palmer was appointed the Director of Planning and Development for one of the largest cities in the United States. Prior to his work with the city, for over a decade he was Director of Investments for a $1.5 billion multi-national company, where he was responsible for the full breadth of its investment activities.

Education: Mr. Palmer is a Certified Public Accountant, and has an MBA in Finance.

Professional Affiliations:

  •  He is a member of multiple boards and professional organizations

Karen Mrozek – Office Manager

Email:  wfingroup@aol.com

Karen has over 30 years experience with our company. She has extensive knowledge assisting in numerous complex real estate transactions. She works with lenders, attorneys, and third-parties to ensure a seamless closing process. Her talents include:

  • Expert Closing Specialist
  • Management of commercial loan servicing portfolios
  • Property management of various types of real estate
  • Professional oversight and organization of key accounts