HFF hires Stella Pappas as a director in its Chicago office

Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. (HFF) has expanded its debt and equity placement team with the addition of Stella Pappas as a director in its Chicago office. She has 15 years of capital markets experience.

“HFF is excited to welcome Stella to the team,” said Jeffrey Bramson, senior managing director and co-head of HFF’s Chicago office. “She has a keen understanding of the capital markets environment across all property and investment types and will be a perfect complement to our existing team.”

Pappas joins HFF from Allstate Investments where she worked for eight years in their real estate private equity group sourcing, structuring and executing joint venture and fund investment strategies. Prior to that, she spent seven years in structured finance at Tremont Realty Capital in Chicago.

Pappas is an executive MBA candidate at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and holds a bachelor of arts degree from DePaul University. She is active in many industry organizations, including the Pension Real Estate Association, National Multi-Family Housing Council, Women in Real Estate Equity and the Real Estate Finance Forum.