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Los Angeles

JLL Adds Agency Lending Veteran

James McArthur joins JLL as Senior Vice President in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, May 16, 2017 – With strong demand for multifamily financing, clients continue to seek experienced origination capabilities. To answer that need, JLL's Capital Markets experts today announced James McArthur has joined the firm as a Senior Vice President. He will focus on providing financing solutions to multifamily real estate developers and owners using JLL's Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and HUD/FHA capabilities.​​​

McArthur will sit in the firm's Los Angeles office and work under the direction of Managing Director Brian Halpern and International Director Brian Kelleher.

"Jim's extensive experience and proven track record will make him a significant addition to our already robust Agency lending platform," said Kelleher. "As a top Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae and HUD/FHA lender, we'll be able to do much more for our clients in the Southern California market with Jim on board."

Added Halpern, "Los Angeles is a key market for us as we look to deepen our national multifamily footprint. Jim's addition will allow us to provide great services to more clients."

McArthur comes to JLL from Freddie Mac Multifamily, where he was a Production and Sales Manager for the GSE's Western region. He brings 15 years of commercial real estate experience to the firm, including five years in debt and equity origination.

McArthur holds an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management and a BBA in Finance from the University of Iowa. 

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 2016 alone, JLL Capital Markets completed $136 billion in investment sale and debt and equity transactions globally. The firm's Capital Markets team comprises more than 2,000 specialists, operating all over the globe.

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JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. A Fortune 500 company, JLL helps real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions. In 2016, JLL had revenue of $6.8 billion and fee revenue of $5.8 billion and, on behalf of clients, managed 4.4 billion square feet, or 409 million square meters, and completed sales acquisitions and finance transactions of approximately $136 billion. At year-end 2016, JLL had nearly 300 corporate offices, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of more than 77,000. As of December 31, 2016, LaSalle Investment Management has $60.1 billion of real estate under asset management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit