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Current responsibilities 
John Manning leads the Real Estate Investment Banking (REIB) practice in the San Francisco office of JLL Capital Markets Group.  As Managing Director, John covers Northern California and the Pacific Northwest region. John focuses on regional owner and client relationships, on originations and has particular leadership expertise in joint venture equity placements. 
John has closed more than $7 billion of equity and debt originations in his fifteen year career. John has focused his attention primarily on institutional office, retail, hospitality and multifamily for-sale real estate. The REIB practice incorporates debt/equity origination, investment sales, loan/note sales, distressed asset services, loan workouts & modifications and investment advisory services.  

Prior to joining JLL Capital Markets, John was a Partner in the San Francisco office of Highland Realty Capital, a leading regional real estate investment banking firm formed by former executives of Buchanan Street Partners. Prior to founding Highland, John was a Vice President at Buchanan Street Partners, a Newport Beach, California based real estate investment management firm that invests equity capital throughout the United States on behalf of institutional and private investors. John was one of the firm’s leading originators of third party debt and equity advisory services and was also responsible for sourcing joint venture investments for the firm’s discretionary equity funds. 
Representative transactions:
  • 1634-1690 Pine Street – 261 Unit Condo Construction Debt  Financing in San Francisco, CA
  • Glass Tower – 151 Unit Condo Construction Debt & Equity Financing in Los Angeles, CA
  • Marlow – 98 Unit Condo Construction Debt Financing in San Francisco, CA
  • 1401 Lawrence  – 302,000 SF Spec Office Construction Loan in Denver, CO
  • Tower at Nob Hill West – 123 Unit Condo Construction Debt Financing in San Francisco, CA
  • Vida – 114 Unit Condo Construction Debt Financing in San Francisco, CA
  • Oakwood Shores – 480 Single Family Home Inventory & Construction Loan in Manteca, CA
Education and affiliations
MSF Degree, 1998 – Golden Gate University
BSC  Degree, 1989 – Santa Clara University
Real Estate Broker in the State of California​