NEW YORK– JLL’s Hotels & Hospitality Group announced today that 20-year+ industry veteran Mark Fisher has joined its Hotel Investment Banking team as a Managing Director in the company’s New York office. Fisher is joining the Hotels’ team from JLL’s New York Capital Markets Group.
Fisher will be working closely with Senior Managing Director and Head of Hotels Debt Capital Markets, Kevin Davis, and will be leveraging his successful experience in JLL’s Capital Markets Group originating and executing financing transactions in all asset classes. Fisher will work with hotel owners to creatively structure debt and equity solutions from a variety of lenders, including insurance companies, commercial banks, investment banks, debt funds, family offices and private lenders.
“Mark and I have partnered on a number of hotel financings over the years and he is the consummate professional,” says Davis. “He has great relationships with the lending community and has a long track record of successfully closing complicated transactions. I’m extremely excited to welcome him to the team and look forward to Mark’s contributions in growing our debt platform.”
Fisher joined JLL’s Capital Markets team in 2016, with prior experience including working within the principal real estate business for a New York-based hotel operator and owner; and experience with significant banking leaders, such as Eurohypo AG, Lehman Brothers, BMO Harris and NBD Bank. Fisher graduated from the University of Notre Dame where he earned his B.A. in Economics and achieved his MBA from the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago.
JLL’s Hotels & Hospitality Group has completed more transactions than any other hotels and hospitality real estate advisor over the last five years, totaling $83 billion worldwide. The group’s 350-strong global team in over 20 countries also closed more than 7,350 advisory, valuation and asset management assignments. Our hotel valuation, brokerage, asset management and consultancy services have helped more hotel investors, owners and operators achieve high returns on their assets than any other real estate advisor in the world.