Paul Brindley

Paul Brindley

Head of Debt Advisory

Current Responsibilities

As head of Debt Advisory in Asia Pacific, Paul leads a team of debt-focused professionals to identify opportunities and structure creative solutions on behalf of clients. This includes advising sponsors on a range of financing solutions (including senior debt, mezzanine debt, preferred and joint venture equity), placing transactions with the appropriate investors, while further establishing relationships within the bank and non-bank community.

Previous Experience

Paul has been with JLL (via predecessor HFF) for 24 years and has over 26 years in commercial real estate finance experience that includes debt and equity placement transactions on most all property types throughout the United States, with an emphasis on the West Coast. Clients include Atlas Capital Group, Square Mile Capital, USAA, Hackman Capital, Cohen Asset Management, Oaktree Capital Management, IDS Real Estate Group, CenterCal Properties, Mack Real Estate Group, Rising Realty Partners, and Zelman Development Company. 

Prior experience includes roles with two Japanese companies, one in CMBS lending and one as a mixed-use developer.

Volunteer and board experience ranges from the USC Lusk Center for Real Estate to Membership Committee and Board tenures at the
Jonathan Club in Los Angeles.


  • MBA, University of Texas at Austin
  • BA, Plan II, University of Texas at Austin

Major Transactions

  • CBS Studio Center- Sale Los Angeles, CA Property Sale $1,854,000,018
  • CBS Studio Center - Debt LA Floating-rate Debt $1,106,000,000
  • Park La Brea Los Angeles, CA Fixed-rate Debt $878,000,000
  • ROW DTLA Los Angeles, CA Floating-rate/JV Equity $475,000,000+
  • Pendry Hotel & Residences West Hollywood, CA Construction Loan/Mezz $383,000,000
  • Hercules Campus West Los Angeles, CA Property Sale Confidential
  • The BLOC Los Angeles, CA Floating-rate Debt $275,000,000
  • IDS/CalSTRS West Coast Portfolio Various Locations Fixed-rate Debt $252,400,000
  • West 7 Center Los Angeles, CA Floating-rate Debt $200,000,000
  • WREN Apartments Los Angeles, CA Property Sale $180,100,000
  • Jefferson Vista Canyon Santa Clarita, CA Construction Loan/Mezz $166,489,000
  • Jefferson Platinum Triangle Anaheim, CA Floating-rate Debt $136,000,000
  • Austin Oaks Austin, TX Participating Loan $111,700,000
  • Univision Building Los Angeles, CA Property Sale $102,000,000
  • WREN Apartments - Debt Los Angeles, CA Fixed-rate Debt $100,000,000
  • Timbers Kaua’i Lihue, HI Construction Loan $96,000,000
  • AVEN Apartments Los Angeles, CA JV Equity $70,000,000
  • The Andalucia Pasadena, CA Property Sale $66,080,000
  • Plaza 183 Cerritos, CA Fixed-rate Debt $66,000,000