Based in Houston, Texas, Managing Director Jonathan Paine is responsible for securing financing for owners and developers of all commercial real estate asset classes in the Southwestern United States. Mr. Paine focuses on structuring equity placements consisting of preferred equity, mezzanine financing, and joint venture equity. He also partners with the company’s investment sales platform on dispositions, acquisitions, and recapitalizations across the broad capital markets landscape for both owner and lender clients.
Prior to joining Walker & Dunlop, Mr. Paine served as Senior Vice President at Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) Capital Markets. There, he was responsible for providing structured capital for nearly $2.2 billion in real estate acquisitions, developments, and recapitalizations. Before JLL, Mr. Paine was Vice President of Finance at Means Knaus Partners (MKP) and was responsible for evaluating co-invest opportunities, managing the corporate finance function, and ultimately managing the sale of MKP to Jones Lang LaSalle in August of 2013.
Mr. Paine holds a BBA from Lehigh University, a Masters of Accounting from the University of Texas, and a Master of Business Administration from Rice University. He is also a certified public accountant and a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and the Internal Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).