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CBRE Capital Advisors Hires John Powell in Boston

CBRE has announced that John Powell has joined CBRE Capital Advisors, the firm’s investment banking division, as a managing director.

Powell has more than 20 years of experience in fixed income securities sales and investment banking. Based in Boston, MA, he has extensive experience in working with debt structures for institutional investors within the private placement market, with an emphasis on Credit Tenant Lease (CTL) and bifurcated ground lease transactions. Through his career, Powell has been involved in more than 50 CTL transactions in multiple sectors totaling over $2.5 billion and more than 30 bifurcated ground lease transactions totaling over $1.5 billion.

Powell joins CBRE from Waterway Capital (formerly Bostonia Global Securities), where he spent 14 years and served most recently as a managing director. Prior to that, he was a vice president at Stifel focused on fixed income sales.


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