Blake Lacher

Blake Lacher

Managing Director, Corporate Finance & Net Lease Platform Leader

Career
Summary

Blake
Lacher leads multiple national capital markets teams, which provide products
and services focused on JLL’s investor clients, corporate/occupier clients and
prospects. In addition, he is directly responsible for executive oversight of
Jones Lang LaSalle Securities, LLC. Prior to joining JLL, Mr. Lacher led a
boutique finance group - International Capital Advisors, which provided capital
raising (equity, tax equity and debt), M&A and financial consulting
services for the funding and structuring of renewable energy infrastructure
projects, commercial real estate and large-ticket, long-lived equipment
acquisitions. 

Mr.
Lacher has over 30 years of experience in international and cross-border
finance, asset finance, energy and infrastructure project finance and
investment, leasing and other capital markets products. Prior to ICA, Mr.
Lacher was a Managing Director at the Royal Bank of Scotland (“RBS”) and ABN
AMRO Bank N.V. (“ABN AMRO”) where he headed several structured finance teams in
the United States, Europe and Latin America.

Relevant
Structured Finance Experience

During
his tenures at ABN AMRO, he served as the Head of the Bank’s Global Leasing and
Asset Finance Group, where he was primarily responsible for originating US
domestic and international, cross-border asset finance underwriting
opportunities and providing strategic advisory services. Additionally, Mr.
Lacher initiated and developed the strategic framework, processes and
procedures for their U.S. renewable energy equity investments and oversaw the
build-out of a successful,
diversified investment portfolio representing over $1 billion of assets.

Education
and Affiliations

Mr.
Lacher is a member of the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE), the
Chicago Clean Energy Alliance (CCEA), the American Wind Energy Association
(AWEA), the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), the Urban Land
Institute (ULI) and is a licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of Illinois.

Mr.
Lacher holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Northern Illinois University’s
School of Business and a Masters of Business Administration from the Illinois
Institute of Technology’s Stuart School of Business. Mr. Lacher has
participated in a number of real estate and energy industry conferences as a
speaker or panelist.