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JLL Taps Underwriting Expert to Streamline Multifamily Lending Platform

Rick Del Roio joins firm as Executive Vice President

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 12, 2014 – Attractive rates and a liquid market continue to define the multifamily sector and both investors and lenders are placing their confidence and capital into these properties. JLL’s Capital Market experts today announced that Rick Del Roio has joined the firm as the lead underwriter for JLL’s Freddie Mac Program Plus® lending platform, a new role for the firm. As an Executive Vice President based in Bethesda, Md., Del Roio will focus on implementing and managing the most efficient, high-quality processes for all Freddie Mac-related underwriting, package development and closing. He will report to International Director Faron Thompson and work under the direction of Executive Managing Directors and leaders of the firm’s debt and equity financing platform Tom Fish, Tom Melody and Mike Melody.

“This new position will expand our lending platform while adding consistency, value and the best-in-class results for our clients,” said Thompson.  “Having worked with Rick for many years, I know he will play a key role in driving competitive financing packages and meeting and surpassing servicing standards.”

“Our real estate investment banking platform is committed to continuously improving client service and Rick will provide an instant impact for our robust Freddie Mac lending pipeline,” said Fish.

Del Roio holds 13 years of Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae experience and comes to JLL from Beech Street Capital (now part of Capital One Multifamily Finance), where he was Senior Vice President for Multifamily Credit and Underwriting. He also previously served as an associate director at Freddie Mac and was responsible for more than $4 billion in transactions.

JLL Capital Markets is a full-service global provider of capital solutions for real estate investors and occupiers. The firm’s in-depth local market and global investor knowledge delivers the best-in-class solutions for clients — whether a sale, financing, repositioning, advisory or recapitalization execution. In 2013 alone, JLL Capital Markets completed $99 billion in investment sale and debt and equity transactions globally. The firm’s Capital Markets team comprises more than 1,300 specialists, operating all over the globe.

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About JLL
JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a professional services and investment management firm offering specialized real estate services to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate. With annual fee revenue of $4.0 billion and gross revenue of $4.5 billion, JLL has more than 200 corporate offices, operates in 75 countries and has a global workforce of approximately 53,000.  On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 3.0 billion square feet, or 280.0 million square meters, and completed $99.0 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2013. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $50.0 billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit​