Managing Director, Capital Markets
Leon is a Managing Director in the Denver office of JLL Capital Markets, Americas. He joined JLL as part of the HFF acquisition and specializes in debt and equity placement. During his tenure, Leon has successfully capitalized a variety of properties, including office, retail, hospitality, industrial and multi-housing. The capitalizations have included conventional permanent financing, construction financing, mezzanine financing, bridge financing and equity joint ventures. Throughout his career, Leon has been involved in more than $2.5 billion of debt and equity in commercial real estate transactions in Denver and across the U.S.
Leon started at HFF in October 2012. Before that, he was a vice president at Commerce Bank, where he underwrote and closed more than $500 million in loan transactions. He began his commercial real estate career at Commerce Bank as a credit analyst.