News release

JLL’s Phoenix Capital Markets office appoints new co-leads

Senior Managing Directors Ben Geelan and Brad Miner will co-lead the investment sales, debt and equity advisory platforms in Phoenix

April 07, 2022

Kristen Murphy

Investor PR, Capital Markets, Hotels, Property Management
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PHOENIX, Apr. 7, 2022 – JLL Capital Markets announced today that it has promoted Senior Managing Directors Ben Geelan and Brad Miner to co-heads of the Phoenix Capital Markets group.

Geelan and Miner have more than 27 years of combined commercial real estate experience. Geelan will oversee the investment sales advisory platform of the business while Miner will oversee the debt and equity advisory platform.

“We are happy to continue our proven tradition of growing our best people into leadership roles,” said Kevin MacKenzie, Executive Managing Director, National Production Leader, JLL Capital Markets. “Ben and Brad have both been excellent producers, with natural leadership abilities and possess the complementary skill sets we seek in office heads. Phoenix has strong fundamentals, with massive growth opportunity, so we look forward to continuing our trajectory in this important market under new leadership.”

Geelan focuses primarily on office and industrial sales in Phoenix and the greater Southwest region. He joined JLL in 2019 as part of the HFF merger and has more than ten years of experience in the industry.

Miner has more than 17 years of experience in commercial real estate finance and focuses primarily on originating debt and equity transactions in the Southwest with an emphasis on multi-housing. He has been involved in various capitalizations through his career, including construction, bridge and conventional debt placements as well as subordinate debt and joint venture equity financings. Miner also came to JLL as part of the HFF acquisition in 2019.

JLL Capital Markets is a full-service global provider of capital solutions for real estate investors and occupiers. The firm's in-depth local market and global investor knowledge delivers the best-in-class solutions for clients — whether investment advisory, debt placement, equity placement or a recapitalization. The firm has more than 3,700 Capital Markets specialists worldwide with offices in nearly 50 countries.

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