JPMorgan Chase has hired Winston Fant to lead Commercial Real Estate Treasury Services and Michelle Herrick as a Market Manager for Real Estate Banking’s Central Region. The REB business recently hired six new senior client executives on the West and East coasts to serve local real estate investors.
The firm appointed Kurt Stuart to lead the Commercial Term Lending business in the Northeast and Julie Thick to manage REB’s subscription lending platform.
“We continue to build a team of exceptional people who are experts in real estate and are driven by our clients’ success and by transforming communities,” Al Brooks, head of CRE, said in a statement. “It’s our goal to provide certainty of execution and exceptional service to our clients in any cycle.”
Winston Fant, in this newly created role reporting to head of CRE Al Brooks, will be responsible for CRE’s Treasury Services strategy, bringing innovative and efficient payment solutions to clients. Previously, Fant was with U.S. Bank where he was the co-head of CRE deposit & payment solutions.
Kurt Stuart has been named the new head of CTL Northeast, reporting to head of CTL Ed Ely. Stuart will manage this region’s multifamily lending strategy and loan originations to best serve clients and provide them with certainty of execution. Stuart joined the firm in 2015 as a CTL Region Manager in Southern California and was previously with GE Capital for 10 years.
Michelle Herrick has been named Market Manager for REB’s Central Region, reporting to co-head of REB Chad Tredway. Herrick will manage a team that works with top-tier real estate investors and developers in the region delivering products and services such as debt, treasury and investment banking products. Herrick joins from Bank of America Merrill Lynch where she was a Senior Client Manager working with the top CRE clients in the Central Region. Herrick sits on the NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Development Association Chicago Board of Directors, and is active in the Urban Land Institute and Pension Real Estate Association.
Julie Thick will lead REB’s subscription lending platform, working closely with institutional investors and fund sponsors on strategic real estate investments. Thick is based in Chicago and reports to co-head of REB Priscilla Almodovar. Thick brings extensive commercial real estate finance experience to this role, most recently as a Senior Client Executive in the Central Region.