Zach Kersten

Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL)

Director, Capital Markets

Job Functions: Capital Markets, Equity Placement, Investment Sales & Acquisitions


Career summary


Zachary is a director in the Portland office of JLL Capital Markets, Americas. He joined JLL as part of the HFF acquisition and has five years of experience in commercial real estate finance. His primary focus is on permanent, bridge and construction financing, as well as equity placement for multiple property types.


He joined HFF's San Francisco office in late 2014 and relocated to its Portland office in March 2018. Prior to joining HFF, he was a financial analyst and market research coordinator at Newmark Cornish & Carey in San Francisco, one of the largest Bay Area leasing firms. Zachary began his career as an owner and operator of a small real estate service business.

Areas of Interest

Risk Profile
Deal Type
Acquisition, Development
Property Type