Join ULI Houston for our Annual Capital Markets Discussion, hosted by ULI Houston’s Young Leaders and the Rice University Real Estate Club
A panel discussion on real estate capital markets and investments across global, U.S., and Houston markets in 2020 and beyond.
Senior Managing Director
JLL Capital Markets
Susan is a senior managing director in the Houston office of JLL Capital Markets, Americas. She joins JLL as part of the HFF acquisition and has more than 31 years of experience in commercial real estate. She is primarily responsible for originating debt and equity placement transactions throughout the Southern United States across all property types. Over the course of her career, Susan has completed in excess of $9 billion in commercial real estate transactions.
Director, Investment Group
American Realty Advisors
Jessica Harrison is ARA’s Director, Investment Group, responsible for sourcing investments in the Southwestern region (Texas). Additionally, Ms. Harrison serves as
the National Operator Relationship Manager for the Multi-family and Industrial sectors. Prior to joining ARA, Ms. Harrison was an Analyst with M West Holdings, LLC, actively involved in the underwriting and due diligence of potential acquisitions, as well as financial analysis of the firm’s portfolio of multifamily and commercial assets. Ms. Harrison has over 8 years of real estate experience and earned a B.S. degree from California State University, Northridge and a M.B.A. from the University of Southern California.
Griffin Partners Investment Management
Mr. Montgomery is president of Griffin Partners Investment Management, the sponsor and manager of all of the Griffin Partners real estate investment offerings including its commingled discretionary funds. In addition, Mr. Montgomery is Executive Vice President of Griffin Partners, Inc., the property management and development arm of the group. Prior to joining the company, Andrew spent fourteen plus years as Managing Director of Acquisitions for Hines Interests Limited Partnership (“Hines”). While at Hines he was involved in acquiring and/or developing in excess 18.0 million square feet translating to over $4.1 billion of office, multi-family and industrial properties on behalf of several discretionary Hines funds as well as various one-off capital partnerships.
Andrew received his finance degree from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA and he is currently a board member of Clayton Dabney Foundation for Kids with Cancer, a non-profit organization that sponsors needy families, with children in the last stages of terminal cancer creating lasting memories.
Executive Vice President
Head of Commercial Real Estate Lending
Tim Williamson is Executive Vice President and head of Commercial Real Estate Lending for Cadence Bank, where he is responsible for managing the bank’s commercial real estate loan portfolio. Since 2012, Tim and his team have overseen the origination of more than $3.5 Billion in commercial real estate loan commitments across Texas and the U.S.
Prior to Cadence, Tim was with Wells Fargo where he managed their Houston Real Estate Banking Group. Earlier in his career, Tim was with First City National Bank of Houston and then Guaranty Bank. He holds a BBA and MBA from Baylor University.
Tim has been actively involved in ongoing leadership roles with the Urban Land Institute, including serving as chair of Urban Land Institute’s Houston District Council. He is currently a member of the Urban Development and Mixed Use ULI National Product Council and has served previously as a mentor for the Houston ULI Young Leaders Mentor Program.
Tim currently serves on the Board of Scenic Houston and is a former member of the Board of Trustees of Presbyterian School, Houston. He and his family are actively involved in Avondale House, a United Way agency providing individuals with autism, the resources, education and training they need to develop to their fullest potential.
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