Executive Managing Director, Capital Markets, Global Head - International Capital Coverage
Riaz is an Executive Managing Director in the Boston office of JLL Capital Markets, Americas. He joined JLL as part of the HFF acquisition and has more than 30 years of experience in commercial real estate capital markets. He specializes in equity and debt advisory including raising discretionary real estate private equity funds and arranging programmatic joint ventures through his affiliation with HFF Securities. During his career, Riaz has completed in excess of $25 billion in commercial real estate transactions.
As Global Head of International Capital Coverage, Riaz oversees the team focused on accessing cross-border capital for JLL’s capital markets offerings worldwide. Additionally, as a member of JLL Capital Markets, Americas’ Executive Committee, Riaz is responsible for the overall direction of the firm’s U.S. capital markets business.
Riaz began his career with HFF in 1989 when it was known as Fowler, Goedecke, Ellis & O’Connor, Inc. Prior to that, he was a Vice President with Wells Fargo Bank.