Managing Director, Capital Markets
Brian Halpern is a Managing Director with Jones Lang LaSalle’s Real Estate Investment Banking Group located in Los Angeles. A native of Southern California, Mr. Halpern is a 25 year veteran of commercial real estate finance having arranged billions in traditional fixed and floating rate loans.
Mr. Halpern has extensive national relationships with the industries diverse capital sources including commercial and investment banks, insurance companies along with pension advisors and debt fund lenders. Mr. Halpern’s emphasis is on commercial product while also specializing in facilitating equity joint ventures, participating debt and other structured finance transactions. Historically completed transactions are in excess of $10 billion.
Prior to joining JLL, Mr. Halpern spent over 20 years at CBRE where he was and Executive Vice President with their Debt and Structured Finance group. Mr. Halpern was formally a loan officer for Charterhouse Investment Company and also worked at Champion Development Company.
Education and Affiliations
Mr. Halpern received his B.A. from The University of Southern California in Real Property Development and Management. Mr. Halpern is a member of the National and California Mortgage Bankers Association, National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, the Urban Land Institute and holds his California Real Estate Broker’s License
Recent Notable Financing Transactions
National Industrial Portfolio – $210 million long term fixed rate financing
Airport Business Center – $158 million first mortgage and mezzanine financing
Inland Empire Industrial Portfolio – $130 million long fixed rate financing
Fullerton Business Park – $125 million JV equity for speculative industrial park
Corporate Pointe – $92 million bridge financing of value add office business park
The Campus @ Hercules – $80 million JV equity for redevelopment of creative office campus
Huntington by The Sea – $75 million refinancing of an ocean front mobile home and RV Park
Summerlin Office Portfolio – $78 million bridge financing of flex business park
1880 Century Park East - $70 million long term fixed rate forward financing
March Business Park – $60 million construction finance for speculative industrial building
Burbank Industrial Park – $60 million JV equity for value add industrial park
Warner Corporate Park – $55 million bridge financing of office business park
North Hills Industrial Park – $43 million construction to permanent financing
Crescent Park @ Playa – $39 million long term fixed rate multi-family financing