Dan Baker

Dan Baker

Director, Capital Markets

Career summary

Dan Baker began his career in the Senior Housing industry by first working for an operator in 2007 where he gained invaluable hands-on experience by serving in a variety of roles onsite at communities. Since then, he has participated in the execution and origination of over $4 billion worth of Senior Housing and Skilled Nursing nationwide and in Canada. His transaction experience encompasses investment sales, debt and equity placements, joint venture formation, and operational consulting. His deal experience includes large institutional portfolios and small, single assets.

Prior to joining JLL, Dan was a Director with Cushman & Wakefield’s National Senior Housing Capital Markets Group. Dan has also worked on the National Senior Housing teams at Avison Young and CBRE.

Dan received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Colgate University and a Master of Science in Real Estate from Johns Hopkins University. He and his wife are proud parents of two young children who all enjoy the beach, skiing, and sports.

Representative clients

  • Capital Solutions
  • CareTrust REIT
  • Harrison Street
  • Lytle Enterprises
  • Northwind Group
  • PGIM
  • Prime Independent Living
  • Ventas
  • Welltower
  • Brightview Senior Living
  • Diversified Healthcare Trust
  • Harbert Management Corporation
  • Kisco Senior Living
  • Liberty Healthcare Corporation
  • MBK Senior Living
  • Ryan Companies
  • Silver Capital
  • Steadfast Companies


  • Seniors Housing
  • Skilled Nursing

Education and affiliations

  • Johns Hopkins University, Masters of Science Real Estate
  • Colgate University, B.A
  • American Seniors Housing Association

Professional designations

  • CA Lic # 01909359