Daniel Kearns

Daniel Kearns

Director, Capital Markets

Career summary 

Dan is a director in the Chicago office of JLL Capital Markets, Americas. He joined JLL as part of the HFF acquisition and has more than six years of experience in commercial real estate and finance. He focuses primarily on securing debt and equity for all property types located across the United States. Over the course of his career, Dan has been directly involved with the closing of more than $5.5 billion in commercial real estate mortgage transactions. 

Dan started at HFF in November 2013. Before that, he honed his skills in finance, accounting and client services in a global payroll position at Celergo. He was also an investment sales analyst and marketing coordinator for Quantum Real Estate Advisors. He interned with the CB Richard Ellis Debt & Equity Group while attending the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) for his bachelor’s degree in economics with a minor in business.