Marcus & Millichap Capital Corp. (MMCC), a leading provider of commercial real estate financing and capital markets expertise, has announced the promotion of Dean Giannakopoulos to senior vice president, capital markets. Giannakopoulos, who has been with MMCC since 2011, is one of only five originators in the company to hold the title, a distinction that must be approved by the firm’s board of directors.
“Dean is a top loan originator for Marcus & Millichap, known for his ability to get even the most complex deals done,” said Richard Matricaria, executive vice president, Marcus & Millichap. “He is passionately committed to the firm and our clients and has become an integral part of our success story in Chicago and nationally. Dean exemplifies what we want in our people—he’s smart, innovative, deeply knowledgeable and a leader who sets the standard for everyone else.”
Giannakopoulos was recognized for exemplary conduct, growth with the company, career accomplishments and status as a “core” agent. He is based in Marcus & Millichap’s Chicago Downtown office.
Since joining MMCC, Giannakopoulos has structured and closed more than 300 financing transactions. His career transaction volume exceeds $2 billion in originations. Giannakopoulos has ranked as one of the firm’s top 10 loan originators for the past six years, earned the Marcus & Millichap National Achievement Award—denoting he is in the top 10 percent of the firm for earnings—every year from 2014 to 2019 and received sales recognition awards every year from 2012 to 2019. He also is a member of the firm’s prestigious Seven-Figure Club.
Giannakopoulos secures commercial debt and equity financing across an array of property types, including multifamily, retail, office, industrial, senior housing and hospitality. Well-connected with national, regional and local funding sources, he works with agency lenders, commercial banks, CMBS lenders, life insurance companies, private and public funds and bridge lenders.
Giannakopoulos holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. A licensed real estate broker, he is a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association and International Council of Shopping Centers.