Paul Smith

Paul Smith

Senior Director, Capital Markets

Career summary
Paul Smith is a senior director in the Columbus, Ohio off ice of JLL Capital Markets. Paul co-leads the capital markets eff orts in Ohio and is primarily responsible for originating and executing debt and equity opportunities throughout the country, with a particular focus on the Midwest.

Paul has been involved in over $1 billion in financings for various multifamily property types nationwide. In his experience Paul has worked across all levels of the capital stack and on various property types ranging from affordable housing through luxury Class A buildings.

Paul joined JLL in 2015, as a part of the Oak Grove Capital acquisition. Prior to joining JLL Paul held various positions at Red Capital Group, a leading Fannie Mae, FHA lender based in Columbus, OH. Paul’s career began in the LIHTC business where he served as lead equity underwriter for Red Capital’s LIHTC syndication business.