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James Millon

Vice Chairman

Capital Markets

Debt & Structured Finance

James Millon Vice Chairman
Capital Markets Debt & Structured Finance
New York City 200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166

Professional Experience

James Millon is a Vice Chairman in Debt & Structured Finance at CBRE focusing on institutional debt advisory. His expertise lies in originating, underwriting, pricing, structuring, negotiating, syndicating and securitizing large commercial real estate finance transactions.

Since joining CBRE in July of 2016, James has arranged more than $15 billion in large fixed- and floating-rate transactions ranging from single assets to large portfolios.  To date, James has originated more than $36 billion in commercial real estate loans throughout the United States, spanning all property types.

Before joining CBRE, James was a Director in the commercial real estate loan origination and capital markets businesses at Deutsche Bank. While at Deutsche, he originated, structured, closed and sold transactions totaling $23 billion, earning a reputation for tackling some of the market’s most complex transactions.

Prior to Deutsche Bank, James was a member of Société Générale’s large loan origination and structuring desk and began his career with MMA Realty Capital’s mezzanine fund.


Professional Affiliations/Accreditations


  • Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Series 7/63, March 2007
  • Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY)
  • New York State Salesperson License 



  • The Smeal College of Business at Pennsylvania State University, Master of Business Administration in Investment Management/Corporate Finance
  • Pennsylvania State University, Bachelor of Science in Finance/Economics


Significant Assignments


Transaction Amount

Financing Execution

Type of


245 Park Avenue, New York, NY


 Stabilized - CMBS SA/SB


Stonemont Net Lease Portfolio, USA (20 states)


 Transitional - Floating Rate CMBS SA/SB


St. Johns TerminalNew York, NY $972,000,000 Construction - Bank Balance Sheet Office

Blackstone Space Center Portfolio, Various Locations


 Transitional - Bank Balance Sheet


28 LibertyNew York, NY


  Transitional - Bank Balance Sheet

Office /

Modera PortfolioVarious Locations


 Fixed / Floating Rate - Agency


Terminal StoresNew York, NY


 Construction - Debt Fund

Office /

Seaport Labs, Boston, MA $575,000,000  Construction - Bank Balance Sheet Life
345 Park Avenue SouthNew York, NY $540,000,000  Transitional - Debt Fund Life
655 New York, Washington, DC  $494,000,000  Transitional - Bank Balance Sheet Office/
1440 BroadwayNew York, NY  $360,000,000  Transitional - Debt Fund  Office
Mexico Industrial Portfolio, Mexico $314,000,000  Stabilized - Life Insurance Industrial

Greenfield Office PortfolioVarious Locations


 Transitional - Floating Rate CMBS SA/SB


401 N. Michigan, Chicago, IL


 Transitional - Bank Balance Sheet


521 Fifth AvenueNew York, NY


 Stabilized - CMBS


Bass Pro Shops PortfolioVarious Locations


 Stabilized – Fixed Rate CMBS SA/SB


The SoCal Portfolio, Southern CA


 Stabilized - CMBS


The Museum Building, Los Angeles, CA


 Transitional - Debt Fund


Thanksgiving Station, Lehi, UT $189,257,000  Transitional - Bank Balance Sheet Office

Aalto57New York, NY


 Stabilized - CMBS


Deerwood Park Office Portfolio, Jacksonville, FL


 Transitional - Bank Balance Sheet


Hotel Portfolio Mayo Rochester, Rochester, MN


 Stabilized - CMBS


Loma Linda Veterans Affairs Building, Loma Linda, CA


 Stabilized - CMBS

Care Center

16 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY


 Stabilized - CMBS


Duane Morris Plaza, Philadelphia, PA


 Stabilized - CMBS


Clients Represented 

  • Alliance Bernstein
  • HNA
  • PCCP
  • Angelo Gordon
  • iStar
  • Quinlan
  • Beacon Capital 
  • Ivanhoe Cambridge 
  • Rockpoint Group
  • Blackstone
  • JPM Asset Management 
  • RREEF Management
  • Brookfield
  • Kennedy Wilson
  • Savanna
  • Carlyle Group
  • KKR
  • Silverstein Properties
  • CIM
  • Lefrak 
  • Starwood Capital
  • Clarion Partners 
  • L&L Holding Company
  • Taconic Capital
  • Colony Capital
  • Metro Loft
  • Tishman Speyer
  • Dune RE Partners 
  • Normandy
  • Vanbarton Group
  • Easterly Government Properties
  • Nuveen 
  • Vornado Realty Trust
  • Fosun
  • Oaktree Capital
  • Walton Street Capital
  • Greenfield Partners
  • Och Ziff Real Estate
  • Westfield
  • Highgate
  • Oxford Properties
  • Witkoff Group

James Millon Vice Chairman
Capital Markets Debt & Structured Finance
New York City 200 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10166