Newmark Expands Finance Group with Hire of Bill Fishel

by Jeff Shaw

LOS ANGELES — Newmark has hired capital markets debt and structured finance veteran Bill Fishel as executive vice chairman. 

Fishel specializes in raising debt and equity capital for institutional-grade assets and developments across North America, with a particular focus on structured finance. He will report to Chad Lavender, president of capital markets for North America at Newmark.

In his 14-year career, Fishel has executed over $15 billion in financing for a wide range of asset classes, including retail, office, multifamily, industrial, hospitality, single tenant, land and data center properties. His expertise spans permanent, bridge, construction, mezzanine and joint venture equity financing.

Fishel is based in Los Angeles at the firm’s Century City office. 

Prior to Newmark, Fishel served as a senior managing director and co-head of the Los Angeles office of JLL, where he was a member of the firm’s Expanded Executive Committee (EEC) for Capital Markets.

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