Russ Kappenman

Russ Kappenman

Senior Vice President

Career summary
Russ is a Senior Vice President in the St. Paul office of JLL Capital Markets, Americas. He has more than 20 years’ experience in real estate finance and fund management. Over the course of his career, Russ has originated more than $3 billion of real estate finance on a variety of asset classes across the United States, utilizing an array of first mortgages, mezzanine and joint venture products.

Prior to joining JLL, Russ was President of several NorthMarq Capital subsidiaries overseeing their lending and distressed real estate debt investing activities. Before NorthMarq, Russ was a Managing Director for Piper Jaffray, managing four real estate debt funds holding nearly $1 billion in real estate assets.