JLL promotes Luke Vanderpoel to co-lead for Freddie Mac platform

JLL has announced that Luke Vanderpoel has been appointed Senior Managing Director and co-lead of the company’s Freddie Mac platform alongside Senior Managing Director Steve Henderson.

Vanderpoel has nearly 20 years of experience in commercial real estate with a specialization in Agency debt and Freddie Mac loan programs. Over the course of his career, he’s been involved in more than $25 billion of commercial real estate transactions, including Freddie Mac originations. He began his career as a Production Analyst with HFF, which was acquired by JLL in 2019.

For the sixth consecutive year in a row, JLL was ranked the #1 Freddie Mac Affordable Housing Lender in 2020. JLL also ranked the #3 Freddie Mac Multi-housing Lender by volume in 2020 with year-end transaction volume totaling $9.9 billion.

“As we continue to focus on our multi-housing business and growing our agency lending platform, it was a natural progression for Luke to move into a leadership role within the group,” said Gerard Sansosti, Executive Managing Director and Co-lead of JLL’s Debt and Loan Sale platform. “His knowledge, relationships and affable professionalism make him a valuable teammate for our JLL team as well as our multi-housing clients.”

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.