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​Current responsibilities
As Vice Chairman and Head of NYC Capital Markets, Aaron Appel leads the finance team in New York, where he is responsible for arranging debt and equity for institutional and private commercial property owners, sells loans on behalf of financial institutions and special servicers, and is part of a team providing strategic advisory services for lending institutions and borrowers.

Aaron has 10 years of commercial real estate experience, having directly originated and executed on more than $15 Billion of debt and equity transactions.

Prior to joining JLL in 2014, Aaron was a Managing Director with Meridian Capital where he played a key role structuring debt and equity transactions for clients nationwide.

In 2015 Aaron was named JLL MVP. He was also named to the Commercial Observer’s 50 Most Powerful People in Commercial Real Estate Finance in 2015 & 2016.