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Ryan Cahalan is a Vice President in JLL’s Capital Markets Group. Prior to the firm merging with JLL in November of 2015, Ryan was with Oak Grove Capital since 2013, and since that time has arranged financing for more than $70 million in multifamily housing loans. 

Ryan has demonstrated his expertise in a wide variety of capital structures and sources, having arranged long-term permanent loans, participating-construction debt, construction take-out/forward commitments, bridge financing for the acquisition and repositioning of multifamily properties. Having spent much of his career as an active real estate principal investor, Ryan is highly experienced in underwriting complex equity investment structures, and is very capable in advising clients on mezzanine and preferred equity investments.

In addition to Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and HUD, Ryan has deep relationships with a wide range of capital providers, including Life Companies, CMBS Lenders, Bridge Lenders, Banks, mezzanine/preferred equity investors, and both GP/LP investors.

Ryan has lived in Chicago for 12 years, and is engrained in his local Lincoln Park Community. He holds a MBA from the University of Wisconsin, and a BS in Finance and Economics from the University of Northern Iowa.