JLL adds leading national seniors housing investment sales professionals

Mike Garbers and Cody Tremper join the firm’s multifamily business as it expands its expertise in the seniors housing sector

March 07, 2019

NEW YORK, March 7, 2019 – As the seniors housing industry – fueled by changing demographics – continues to grow, JLL is pleased to announce that it has hired two talented seniors housing investment sales professionals. Mike Garbers, based in Orlando, and Cody Tremper, located in Dallas, both join the firm as Managing Directors and will focus on advising owners, investors and operators of seniors housing and skilled nursing real estate assets.  

The duo strengthens JLL Multifamily’s leadership in the seniors housing space and represents a commitment by JLL to ensure it is providing expert advice to its clients as investors become more interested in this asset class. They will represent clients nationally, with local markets support across the country, complementing JLL’s finance and valuation professionals focused on seniors housing. 

“There is no question that the U.S. population is aging and the demand for seniors housing is growing exponentially,” said David Williams, Head of JLL Multifamily. “Bringing on Mike and Cody is a clear indication of our goal of becoming the premier advisor in this space. I look forward to leveraging their knowledge, experience and their significant relationships as we grow this business.”

Most recently, Garbers and Tremper were both Managing Directors at a major commercial real estate firm, focused on seniors housing. Garbers has over 18 years of experience in the industry and has been involved in developing, acquiring and selling over $5.5 billion in seniors housing properties. He has a bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Central Florida and a MBA from Webster University. Tremper has worked in the seniors housing sector for 14 years and has been involved in $4.5 billion of seniors housing transactions. He received a bachelor’s of business administration in Finance from Texas Christian University. 

“Cody and I look forward to joining JLL. Their best-in-class global platform, network and people will provide a wonderful opportunity for us to help JLL strategically grow this business, while our clients will greatly benefit from the full range of JLL service offerings, including investment sales, finance and valuation and advisory services” said Garbers.  

JLL delivers multifamily investors a full range of solutions through one diverse, integrated platform. The division employs over 200 professionals who provide comprehensive investment sales and disposition services with access to thousands of domestic and foreign investors. JLL is also one of the nation’s largest affordable and conventional multifamily and seniors housing lenders with comprehensive loan underwriting, asset management and loan servicing capabilities. Agency/GSE lending and loan servicing are performed by Jones Lang LaSalle Multifamily, LLC, a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. Loans made or arranged in California are done so in accordance with a California Financing Law license.

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JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. Our vision is to reimagine the world of real estate, creating rewarding opportunities and amazing spaces where people can achieve their ambitions. In doing so, we will build a better tomorrow for our clients, our people and our communities. JLL is a Fortune 500 company with annual revenue of $16.3 billion, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of over 90,000 as of December 31, 2018. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit