Klein named to co-lead JLL Capital Markets in New Jersey

Klein to lead the office’s debt and equity placement platform alongside Cruz, who leads investment advisory business

July 15, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ, July 15, 2020 – JLL announced today that Senior Managing Director Michael Klein has been appointed to co-head JLL Capital Markets in its New Jersey office. Mr. Klein will lead the New Jersey debt and equity placement business alongside Senior Managing Director Jose Cruz, who will continue to oversee the investment advisory platform.

Mr. Klein joined JLL as part of the HFF acquisition in July 2019 and has more than 18 years of experience in the commercial mortgage banking industry. During the course of his career, he has been involved in more than $4.1 billion in multi-housing, retail, office, industrial and self-storage transactions. Mr. Klein is an active member of NAIOP and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Maryland. 

“Mike exemplifies all of the qualities we look for in the next generation of leaders of this firm,” said Jon Mikula, Senior Managing Director and former co-lead of JLL Capital Markets New Jersey. “He started his career in commercial real estate with our team in 2002 and through his strong work ethic and dedication to his clients and partners has become one of the leaders in our business.”

“Jon has been a mentor and partner of mine since I joined HFF and through the merger to JLL.  He is one of the most respected individuals in our business, has consistently led by example and has been a driver in significantly growing our platform in New Jersey over the years,” said Michael Klein, Senior Managing Director and co-lead of JLL Capital Markets New Jersey.  “He has prepared me well for this transition and I am looking forward to working directly with Jose Cruz to take JLL Capital Markets’ presence and market share in New Jersey to the next level.” 

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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