Ryan Eklund

Ryan Eklund

Director, Capital Markets

Career summary
Ryan is a Director in the Carolinas office of JLL Capital Markets, Americas. He joined JLL as part of the HFF acquisition and has more than six years of experience in commercial real estate. Based in Charlotte, NC, Ryan serves as the Lead for the JLL Carolinas Net Lease Investment Sales Advisory team, specializing in net leased assets in the Carolinas and along the east coast. He is also part of the National Corporate Finance and Net Lease (CFNL) Advisory team, where he is primarily responsible for the sale, purchase, and recapitalization of net leased retail, industrial, office and medical office properties throughout the United States.

JLL’s CFNL group is a national platform that offers an array of core services, including net lease disposition and acquisition advisory, 1031 exchange transactions, portfolio analysis, sales-leaseback, valuation analysis, market and demographic evaluation, build-to-suit, and capital markets consultation.

In his current role, Ryan and his team established record pricing on a cap rate benchmark with the sale of a single-tenant Wegmans in Cary, North Carolina. Ryan takes pride in being consultative with clients, focusing on unlocking value, finding unique opportunities, and maximizing proceeds by tapping into the constantly changing private capital markets.

Ryan started at HFF in February 2015. Before that, he spent more than four years at Total Quality Logistics, a freight brokerage firm, where he was a National Sales Training Specialist.