In an effort to strengthen its already broad suite of finance and investment capabilities, JLL today announced the addition of two market experts in the firm’s Capital Markets group. Industry veteran Robert Kline has joined JLL’s Capital Markets, Finance unit as a Managing Director in the Phoenix office. Dan Postal has joined the firm as a Senior Vice President.
Kline will focus his efforts on a broad range of services including debt and equity, CMBS loans and foreign capital, partnering with Senior Managing Director Dennis Desmond and Executive Managing Directors Tom Fish, Tom Melody and Mike Melody.
Postal has teamed up with Senior Vice President Brian Ackerman to focus on investment sales and owner/user acquisitions and dispositions.
“We continue to build the Finance group within our Capital Markets platform,” said Fish. “We are excited to welcome Robert to JLL, as he helps to round out an experienced and professional team in the Southwest. He fills a vital role for us in Phoenix and brings a successful national finance practice to our firm.”
“Robert’s vast client network and depth of experience across all aspects of real estate finance are an invaluable addition to our already robust platform in Phoenix. We continue to look to improve our clients’ experience and grow our business with marquee hires such as Robert,” added Desmond. “Dan also adds a tremendous entrepreneurial mind to our team. His experience servicing a diverse mix of local and national clients enables us to provide an even broader scope of services to the market.”
Added Ackerman, “Dan will be a very valuable asset as we look to stay ahead of market dynamics in Phoenix. I am excited to grow this platform to take advantage of the strong demand in the market.”
Kline brings nearly 35 years of commercial real estate experience to JLL. He previously worked at a global commercial real estate firm and has been directly involved in the disposition of $5.5 billion in assets, $9.7 billion in commercial property restructuring and has completed more than 600 note sales. He holds a degree from University of Miami and in 2010 was elected to the Urban Land Institute’s Board of Governors.
Postal brings more than 20 years of commercial real estate and financial experience to the team. Most recently, Postal provided site selection services including fiscal impact studies and location incentives for national projects and commercial property tax services in the Southwest.