JLL Capital Markets announced that it has hired industry professional Reina Abboud as a Senior Director with the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. She will focus on debt advisory in the Richmond and Virginia Tidewater markets and report to Senior Managing Directors and co-heads of JLL’s Washington, D.C. office, Andrew Weir and Jamie Leachman.
As a former Vice President at a full-service capital markets provider, Abboud joins JLL with 10 years of experience in real estate finance. Prior to that, she served as a Financial Analyst with Phillips Realty Capital. During her career, she has been involved in originating, structuring and executing over $1.5B in transactions in all asset types, with a strong focus on market rate and affordable multihousing business. She played a vital role in growing her prior firm’s market share, through Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and FHA executions.
“We are very excited to have Reina join our team,” said Leachman. “Her unique insight, fresh perspectives and wealth of industry knowledge will help elevate our team and we are grateful to have her join JLL.”
“I’m humbled and excited to join JLL and the Washington, D.C. team,” said Abboud. “I’m looking forward to many growth opportunities within the debt advisory team and to work with our clients to achieve creative real estate solutions for their needs during this uncertainty in the capital markets space.”
Abboud graduated with a Master of Professional Studies in Real Estate from Georgetown University. She received her Bachelor of Science in Economics from University of Virginia.
Residing in Richmond, Virginia, she is an active member of multiple organizations including Real Estate Network Empowering Women (RENEW), Urban Land Institute (ULI) and Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW). She also serves on Better Housing Coalition’s Real Estate Development Committee.
JLL Capital Markets is a full-service global provider of capital solutions for real estate investors and occupiers. The firm’s in-depth local market and global investor knowledge delivers the best-in-class solutions for clients—whether investment sales and advisory, debt advisory, equity advisory or a recapitalization. The firm has more than 3,000 Capital Markets specialists worldwide with offices in nearly 50 countries.