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Current responsibilities
Ray Allen is a Managing Director in the Capital Markets – Finance practice in Seattle, where he specializes in the placement of debt and equity for real estate investors. Ray has been particularly active in financing Middle-Market assets across virtually every asset class, specifically Multifamily, Office, Retail, Industrial, Hospitality and Self-Storage.

Experience
Ray joined JLL in January 2017 and leads the lending team as part of JLL’s Capital Markets. Since joining JLL, Ray has increased volume and market share both locally and nationally. Prior to JLL Ray spent 6 years leading the financing function as Vice President with Marcus & Millichap in Seattle. A Pacific Northwest Native, Ray moved back to the area in 2010 after working for nearly a decade in San Diego where he began his career in financing Commercial Real estate with a boutique firm in La Jolla.

Representative transactions
  • Carter on the Park – Permanent Loan for 180 newly-constructed apartments located in Redmond, WA
  • Re: Public/Tesla Building on Westlake – Recapitalization of 20,000 SF office/retail in Seattle
  • Hotel 116 – Recapitalization of a renovated 196-key hotel downtown Bellevue, WA
  • Zig Apartments – Perm Loan on Newly Constructed Apartments purchased by Graystar in Capitol Hill.
  • Pioneer Building: Acquisition of 170,000 SF Historic Office Building in Pioneer Square area of Seattle, WA
  • Henry Apartments – Perm Loan for WA Holdings purchase of 100 newly constructed units in core Seattle.
Education and affiliations
B.A. – Washington State University – Pullman, WA
Member Affiliations: ICSC; MBA, NAIOP; CBA