News release

JLL Capital Markets’ Wick Kirby joins the Denver multi-housing team

After spending 15 years with JLL/HFF in the Chicago office, Kirby has relocated to Denver, where he will be primarily responsible for multi-housing investment advisory transactions throughout the Denver MSA

February 27, 2024

Jenna Sharp

Capital Markets PR
+1 214 438 6450

DENVER, Feb. 27, 2024 –  JLL Capital Markets announced today that Managing Director Wick Kirby has joined the firm’s Denver institutional multi-housing team, after spending 15 years with JLL/HFF in the Chicago office. In his new role, Kirby will primarily be responsible for multi-housing investment sales advisory transactions throughout the Denver MSA.

Kirby will be working alongside Senior Manging Director Jordan Robbins and Director Alex Possick and will report to the Denver capital markets office heads, Senior Manging Directors Peter Merrion and Leon McBroom.

“We are excited for Wick to join the Denver office. His addition to the existing multi-housing team with Jordan and Alex will further enhance the exceptional client service and execution for our clients in the Denver market,” said Merrion.

Over the past 15 years, Kirby has transacted more than $5 billion of multi-housing transactions with JLL/HFF to date and helped lead the Chicago JLL team to top market share in both Chicago and Milwaukee. Before joining HFF, Kirby was also a senior portfolio analyst at Merrill Lynch Capital – Real Estate Finance, where he managed a $900 million loan portfolio.

Kirby commented, “I’m thankful to all the clients that have trusted our JLL Midwest team over the last 15 years and am proud to have played a small part in the growth of the Chicago office.  I’m excited for the opportunity to work alongside Jordan, Alex and the entire Denver JLL team.  I’ve watched the fantastic growth of the Denver office over the last decade and look forward to contributing.”

Kirby earned his bachelor’s degree from University of Wisconsin-Madison and his master’s degree from DePaul University. Additionally, Kirby is a member of Urban Land Institute (ULI), the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) and the Wisconsin Real Estate Alumni Association.

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