Saturday, December 10, 2016

HFF hires Patrick Walker as a director in its Chicago office

Patrick Walker
CHICAGO, IL –– Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. (HFF) announced it has hired Patrick Walker as a director in its Chicago office. 

Mr. Walker will focus on commercial real estate finance with an emphasis on structured finance transactions such as joint venture equity raises, mezzanine loans and recapitalization strategies.

Mr. Walker joins HFF from Jefferies LoanCore where he was a vice president responsible for real estate debt originations for office, retail, multi-housing, hotel, self-storage and industrial properties in the central United States. 

Prior thereto, he spent more than eight years with Royal Bank of Scotland in Chicago, where he held positions in the CMBS originations group and the global restructuring group.  

He began his commercial real estate career as an audit associate for the real estate group at RSM McGladrey, which was formerly American Express Tax & Business Services. 

Mr. Walker holds a Master of Business Administration degree from University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Accounting from Indiana University. 

“Patrick is a wonderful addition to our Chicago debt and equity placement team,” said Michael Kavanau, senior managing director and co-head of HFF’s Chicago office.  “He has strong relationships with commercial real estate investors and borrowers throughout the Midwest, which will be of great value to our current and future clients.”

For a complete copy of the company’s news release, please contact:

 Kristen Murphy
Director, Marketing
HFF | One Post Office Square, Suite 3500 | Boston, MA 02109
tel 617.848.1572 | fax 617.338.2150 |

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