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Chris Casey is a Managing Director in the Real Estate Investment Banking Group with over 25 years of experience in commercial real estate and is focused on raising debt and equity for a variety of office, industrial, retail, hotel and multi-family properties throughout the Western United State.

Throughout his career, Chris has closed over $9 billion of debt and equity real estate transactions. His background is diverse with experience in debt and equity real estate as both an Investment Banker and Principal Investor. Prior to joining JLL, Mr. Casey was a Managing Director of Eastdil Secured where he arranged property sales and financing. From 1993 - 2001, Mr. Casey ran the Southwest Region for Lend Lease and Equitable Real Estate Pension Fund advisory firms with a focus on property acquisition and asset management. Mr. Casey began his career originating loans and joint ventures as an Investment Vice President for MONY Real Estate (Mutual of New York).

Notable Financing Transactions​

  • ​La Jolla Commons I & II - Office in San Diego - $185,000,000
  • Ballpark Village Construction Loan – Multi-Family in San Diego - $162,000,000
  • LBA Industrial Portfolio - Industrial in California - $140,000,000
  • Waterstone & Copper Canyon - Multi-Family in Riverside - $131,750,000
  • 701 B Street & 707 Broadway – Office in San Diego - $130,000,000
  • SFERS Portfolio - Mixed, Nationwide - $125,000,000
  • 5900Wilshire – Office in Los Angeles - $123,500,000
  • Pasadena Towers – Office in Pasadena - $116,800,000
  • Molina Portfolio – Single Tenant Office in Long Beach - $103,000,000
  • One America Plaza - Office in San Diego - $100,000,000
  • DFS Galleria - Retail in Honolulu, HI - $85,000,000
  • Sorrento Towers - Office in San Diego - $80,000,000
  • Waterfront Plaza - Office in Honolulu, HI - $68,000,000
  • Hyatt - Hotel in Sacramento - $57,500,000
  • Ritz Carlton - Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico - $50,000,000

Education and Affiliations
Mr. Casey earned a Master of Science degree in Real Estate Investment Analysis and a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. ​He is a licensed California Real Estate Broker.