BOSTON – Goedecke & Co., LLC announced the addition of Rory Shepard as Vice President in its Darien, Connecticut office Prior to joining the team at Goedecke, Mr. Shepard held the position of Director in the Capital Markets team at both Jones Lang Lasalle, Inc. (JLL), and its predecessor, HFF, Inc., (HFF) in Manhattan.
While at JLL/HFF, Mr. Shepard was responsible for the origination, execution, and underwriting of structured finance deals across all asset classes for both debt and equity. During his tenure at JLL/HFF, Mr. Shepard participated in the closing of over $4.7 billion of debt and equity transactions across the United States.
Prior to JLL/HFF, Mr. Shepard held the position of Associate at LoanCore Capital in Greenwich, CT. As an Associate at LoanCore, Mr. Shepard was responsible for the underwriting and origination of CMBS and balance sheet loans for the fund. Additionally, Mr. Shepard was responsible for asset management of a portfolio of balance sheet and CLO loans for the fund.
Mr. Shepard earned a BS Degree with a major in Real Estate Finance from the University of Denver and a Master of Science in Real Estate from the University of Florida.
Jay Marshall of Goedecke stated, “I’m ecstatic that Rory is joining the new Connecticut office of Goedecke & Co. We have known each other for ten years, several of which we partnered together at HFF (now JLL) and successfully closed numerous transactions. Rory brings a high level of expertise and professionalism to the job, and equally as important, a true passion for the real estate business.”
Goedecke & Co., LLC is New England’s largest independent commercial mortgage banking company with offices in Boston, Massachusetts and Darien, Connecticut. Goedecke is a leading provider of specialized access to regional and global debt and equity capital markets for developers and investors. Goedecke & Co., LLC was founded by Peter L. Goedecke in 1998 after the sale of Fowler, Goedecke, Ellis & O’Connor, Inc. to AMRESCO.