JPMorgan Chase Hires Hofmann and Linehan to Expand Commercial Real Estate Unit
SEP 19, 2023 - 6:58 am
JPMorgan Chase made two new hires to expand its agency execution capabilities within its commercial real estate division, adding John Hofmann as head of agency production and Todd Linehan as managing director.
Based in Chicago, Hofmann will expand the national agency production team to provide solutions for multifamily and commercial borrowers. Hofmann joined JPMorgan Chase from KeyBank Real Estate Capital, where he held various roles since joining in 2011. Prior to joining KeyBank, he held roles at CIBC, Carlton Group, Nomura Credit & Capital and LaSalle Bank.
“It’s an exciting time to join the firm as we continue to grow our agency lending offering,” Hofmann said. “As I take on this role, I look forward to supporting the team and helping them access a range of resources that will drive innovation and ensure that we continue fulfilling our clients’ needs.”
Based in Chicago, Linehan will report to Hofmann and manage and execute Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac multifamily transactions, originate loans and develop agency relationships.
Linehan previously served as a senior vice president for KeyBank Real Estate Capital, managing multifamily loan originations with a focus on the Midwest. Prior to KeyBank Real Estate Capital, he previously held roles at Freddie Mac, IRR Corporate & Public Finance, Nomura, LaSalle Bank and GE Capital.
“I’m thrilled that both John and Todd have joined our agency lending team. They bring a breadth of experience and will be instrumental in providing our clients with a broader suite of lending and credit solutions through government-sponsored enterprise partnerships,” Vince Toye, head of community development banking, agency and off-balance sheet lending at JPMorgan Chase, said. “We’re committed to doing what’s best for our clients and offering them access to the financial solutions they need to run their business, prepare for challenges and capitalize on opportunities.”
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