HFF hires new managing director for its Indianapolis office

John Merrill has joined Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. (HFF) as a senior managing director in the firm’s Indianapolis office. He will co-head the office as well as lead HFF’s investment sales platform in the city.

Merrill was previously at CBRE, where he led their Indianapolis office as a managing director and market leader since 2010.  He joined the firm to establish its Indianapolis Commercial Investment Properties Group in 1996 and since that time has closed more than $2.5 billion in sales in Indiana and throughout the Midwest.

He is on the Board of Directors at The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Indiana Chapter; The YMCA of Greater Indianapolis; BOMA’s Indiana Chapter; and NAIOP’s Indiana Chapter. Merrill has been recognized by Midwest Real Estate News in the 2015 Commercial Real Estate Hall of Fame and is a graduate of Indiana State University.