Senior Managing Director, Seniors Housing Group Leader
Jay is a Senior Managing Director and Seniors Housing Group Leader at JLL Capital Markets. Mr. Wagner joined the company in 2023 and is responsible for all Senior Housing related Capital Markets activities including, investment sales, equity joint ventures, and debt financings. During his career Jay has overseen over 375 transactions, representing more than$20 billion of investments/financings. Prior to JLL, Mr. Wagner led Cushman & Wakefields Senior Housing Capital Markets team. Prior to that he served as a Vice President at Boston-based Pappas Enterprises, Inc., a commercial and residential developer, where he was responsible for acquisitions as well as all corporate and real estate related financing activities. Prior to Pappas, he served as a Director with CIBC World Markets’ New York based Structured Finance and Leveraged Finance teams, where he worked in an advisory capacity helping to develop capital markets strategies with the firm’s large corporate and public sector clients in North America, Europe and Asia. Mr. Wagner holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Columbia University. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute and sits on the Lifestyle Residential Development Council - +55 and on the Boston/New England Market Council. He is a Rising Leader with the American Senior Housing Association. Mr. Wagner serves on the Finance Committee as a Trustee for Hebrew Senior Life, the third largest non-profit system in Massachusetts. He resides in Newton, MA with his wife and four children.