Dave Spargo

Dave Spargo

Managing Director, Restructuring Services

Current Responsibilities

Dave provides executive oversight to JLL’s lease and debt restructuring, and bankruptcy advisory services to help reduce financial pressure on distressed retailers and help profitable businesses improve returns on their assets.


Dave joined JLL as part of the firm’s acquisition of HMS,  a recognized leader in lease and debt restructuring.  For over 20 years, Dave has guided clients through complex turnaround situations. From advising publicly traded companies through bankruptcy to helping stable companies achieve maximum returns on their assets, he brings an extensive background in restructuring and negotiating to each engagement. Dave has restructured more than $1.5 billion in real estate assets and debt.

Prior to becoming a founding partner of HMS, he was instrumental in the turnaround of the Cook Company, one of the largest commercial developers in the Sacramento region. He oversaw a 350-acre master planned development including office, industrial, retail, multi-family and residential land and buildings. Early in his career,  Dave worked for CB Richard Ellis and in the management consulting practice at KPMG.

Education and Affiliations

§University of California, Davis, B.S., Economics
§Member, Turnaround Management Association
§Member, American Bankruptcy Association