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JLL Expands Debt and Equity Expertise in Rocky Mountain Region

Baxter Fain joins firm’s Denver office as Managing Director

DENVER, Dec 9, 2015 – As part of its continuing quest to build a full-service capital markets team in the Rocky Mountain region, JLL’s Capital Markets today announced the firm has hired Baxter Fain as its newest debt and equity expert in Denver.  The industry veteran has joined as a Managing Director working with the team’s leadership including Executive Managing Directors Tom Fish, Tom Melody and Mike Melody and partnering with Managing Director George Baker, who joined the firm earlier this summer.

Fain holds more than 20 years of commercial real estate finance experience and is tasked with securing debt and equity for all property types including office, retail, industrial, hotel, multifamily and self-storage financing. 

“I’ve known Baxter for over a decade; he’s a well-respected finance expert who has broad experience from investment and retail banking and every level of the capital stack.  He will make a significant addition to our growing Capital Markets team in the Rocky Mountain region,” said Fish.

Fain comes to JLL from Sunflower Bank where he was a Senior Vice President and Regional President.  Prior to that he was a Managing Partner at Trinity One Group.  He also spent nearly five years at a global commercial real estate firm.  Fain began his career at Goldman Sachs handling loan originations and underwriting for the Midwest region.  He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Southern Methodist University.

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 2014 alone, JLL Capital Markets completed $118 billion in investment sale and debt and equity transactions globally. The firm’s Capital Markets team comprises more than 1,700 specialists, operating all over the globe.

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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. A Fortune 500 company with annual fee revenue of $4.7 billion and gross revenue of $5.4 billion, JLL has more than 230 corporate offices, operates in 80 countries and has a global workforce of approximately 58,000.  On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 3.4 billion square feet, or 316 million square meters, and completed $118 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2014. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $57.2 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