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Andrew Weir and Jamie Leachman Tapped to Co-Lead JLL Capital Markets in D.C.

JLL has announced that senior managing directors Andrew Weir and Jamie Leachman have been appointed to co-head JLL Capital Markets in its Washington, D.C. office. Weir will lead the Washington, D.C. investment sales advisory platform and Leachman will oversee the debt and equity placement business.

Weir joined HFF in 2004, which was then acquired by JLL in July 2019. He has more than 25 years of commercial real estate experience.  During his career, he has successfully closed more than $22 billion of office investment sales, recapitalizations, and portfolio transactions in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Leachman joined JLL as part of the HFF acquisition in July 2019 and has more than 16 years of experience in the commercial mortgage banking industry. During the course of his career, he has been involved in more than $10 billion of debt and equity transactions

“Jamie and Andrew are integral members of our Washington, D.C. team, as well as nationally,” said Jim Meisel, senior managing director and former co-lead of JLL Capital Markets in D.C. “Both exemplify what we look for in leaders for this company and we are excited to transfer the reigns, so to speak, to the next generation.”

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