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Current responsibilities 
Michel Seifer is a Managing Director of JLL Capital Markets group with principal responsibilities for California and the Pacific Northwest. In that role, Michel is a senior lead on all equity and debt capital markets transactions in the Western United States.  Michel is also a member of JLL's Northwest Region Executive Committee which provides board level oversight of the Firm's operational activities in Northern California and the Pacific Northwest.

Experience
Before re-joining the Capital Markets Group in 1997, Michel was a Vice President and Portfolio Manager in LaSalle Advisors, responsible for a retail portfolio in excess of four million square feet. Prior to that, Michel was a member of a venture between LaSalle Partners and Dai-ichi Mutual Life Insurance Company, responsible for advising Dai-ichi on the ownership and management of its $4 billion U.S. real estate portfolio. Michel has been with Jones Lang LaSalle for 25 years having joined the company in 1990 as a Financial Analyst in the Corporate Finance Group.

Since 2004, Michel has completed over $10 billion in real estate transactions, including nearly $2.0 billion in debt related assignments. Key client relationships include Angelo Gordon, Beacon Capital, Blackstone, Deutche Bank, DivcoWest, Embarcadero Capital, Farallon, Invesco, JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley, Pacific Coast Capital, Prudential, Shorenstein, Tishman Speyer, Wells Fargo and Walton Street. In addition, Michel has advised a number of prominent corporations on their owned/occupied real estate portfolio including Bank of America, Catholic Healthcare West, Cisco, Citigroup, EFI, Goldman Sachs, Kaiser, RE/MAX, Sephora, Sun Microsystems, Twitter, Windriver and Xerox.

Notable Transactions
  • 425 Market, San Francisco, CA: $260 Million
  • 100 Pine, San Francisco, CA: $149 Million
  • Citicorp Center, San Francisco, CA: $168 Million
  • 50 Beale, San Francisco, CA: $160 Million
  • 650 Townsend, San Francisco, CA: $228 Million
  • Hawthorne Plaza, San Francisco, CA: $186 Million
  • 180 Montgomery, San Francisco, CA: $128 Million
  • 225 Bush, San Franisco, CA: $350 Million
Education and Affiliations
Michel received his A.B. from Dartmouth College. Michel is a Registered Securities Representative (Series 7 and 63) and a California Licensed Real Estate Salesperson.