JLL remains a top multifamily lender in 2018

JLL Capital Markets, Multifamily recognized in top rankings for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and FHA loan origination.

February 12, 2019

For the fourth consecutive year, JLL’s Capital Markets experts have been recognized as top producers of multifamily loans by the country’s two largest housing finance sources, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Among JLL’s achievements recognized in the multifamily lending sector in 2018:

  • Top 10 multifamily seller by volume, Freddie Mac
  • No. 2 Freddie Mac Top Targeted Affordable Housing Seller
  • Top 5 Fannie Mae DUS® Producers for Multifamily Affordable Housing (MAH)
  • No. 9 FHA multifamily lender(1)

All rankings were determined by 2018 nationwide production volume.

“As we continue to strategically grow our multifamily platform, we remain focused on our goal of serving our clients and communities around the nation by providing a full array of financing services in the market rate, affordable, and seniors housing and healthcare spaces,” said David Williams, Managing Director and Multifamily lead at JLL. “Being recognized as a leader by Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae is a testament to our commitment to those goals.”

Fannie Mae led the affordable multifamily market with overall volume of $6 billion in 2018, part of a year where Fannie Mae provided more than $65 billion in financing to the multifamily sector. Freddie Mac closed $78 billion of loans last year.

In addition to its work with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, JLL also provides financing to the multifamily market through FHA loan programs.

“We’re proud to be a top 10 FHA lender,” said JLL International Director Brian Kelleher. “In a competitive field, it’s critical that we continue providing our clients with industry leading insight in every multifamily product, and this recognition speaks to our capabilities.” 

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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(1) Ranking is calculated from FHA data through the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2018.

About JLL

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