HFF Hires Mark Root as a Managing Director in its San Francisco Office

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – May 29, 2018 – HFF announced today that it has expanded its debt and equity placement team with the addition of managing director Mark Root in its San Francisco office.

Mr. Root has more than 15 years of experience in commercial real estate finance and most recently worked as a managing director in Cushman & Wakefield’s Equity, Debt and Structured Finance Group covering the Western U.S. He began his brokerage career at Sonnenblick-Goldman, which was acquired by Cushman & Wakefield in 2007. Prior to that, he spent time in the Real Estate Merchant Banking division at Wells Fargo. Mr. Root has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.

“We are delighted to have Mark as a member of our debt and equity placement team as we continue to grow our platform in the Bay Area with best-in-class talent,” said Charles Halladay, senior managing director and co-head of HFF’s San Francisco office.

About HFF
HFF and its affiliates operate out of 26 offices and are a leading provider of commercial real estate and capital markets services to the global commercial real estate industry. HFF, together with its affiliates, offers clients a fully integrated capital markets platform, including debt placement, investment advisory, equity placement, funds marketing, M&A and corporate advisory, loan sales and loan servicing. HFF, HFF Real Estate Limited, HFF Securities L.P. and HFF Securities Limited are owned by HFF, Inc. (NYSE: HF). For more information, please visit hfflp.com or follow HFF on Twitter @HFF.

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