Career summary
Leon is a senior director in the Denver office of JLL Capital Markets, Americas with over 10 years in the commercial real estate industry. He joins JLL as part of the HFF acquisition and
specializes in debt and equity placement. During his tenure, he has successfully capitalized a variety of properties, including office, retail, hospitality, industrial and multifamily. The
capitalizations have included conventional permanent financing, construction financing, mezzanine financing, bridge financing and equity joint ventures. Over the course of his
career, Leon has been involved in more than $5 billion of debt and equity in commercial real estate transactions in Denver and across the U.S.

Leon started at HFF in October 2012. Before that, he was a vice president at Commerce Bank, where he underwrote and closed more than $500 million in loan transactions. He began his
commercial real estate career at Commerce Bank as a credit analyst.

Specialty
Debt and Equity Placement -Office, Retail, Hotels, Industrial and Multifamily Properties

Education and affiliations
MBA, University of Colorado
BA, University of Colorado
University of Colorado Real Estate Center – Board Member
National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP)
Urban Land Institute (ULI)
Downtown Denver Partnership – Leadership Program

Professional designations
Licensed Real Estate Broker – State of Colorado