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February 17, 2021 28 min

Rachael is the Director of the Los Angeles office of JLL Capital Markets, Americas, responsible for the origination and execution of debt and equity placement across the United States, with a focus on structured finance.

Ms. Lewis has been responsible for arranging more than $2 billion worth of total project capitalizations to-date throughout the debt and equity markets. She will continue originating and structuring a balanced approach of creative, full-capital stack solutions for clients throughout all product types.

[00:01 – 08:50] Opening Segment

  • I introduce our guest, Rachael Lewis
  • Rachael shares that she never anticipated coming into real estate
  • She talks about her background
  • What is a capital market? Rachael explains her day-to-day role as the Director of Capital Markets at JLL.
  • [08:51 – 17:03] Women in Commercial Real Estate

  • Rachael's advice for people interested in getting involved in the real estate industry
  • Rachael discusses what it's like being a woman in commercial real estate
  • She shares some visions of JLL for the coming years
  • [17:04 – 28:52] THE FINAL FOUR

  • What's the worst job that you ever had?
  • The 3 days that I worked at CAA (a talent agency)
  • What's a book you've read that has given you a paradigm shift?
  • The Power Broker by Robert Caro
  • What is a skill or talent that you would like to learn?
  • I want to learn at least 7 languages
  • To continue to refine my memory database for people and places
  • What does success mean to you?
  • It takes the concerted effort to nurture all parts of ourselves equally. And to me, a successful person is someone who is able to do that
  • Get in touch with Rachael. See the links below.

    Tweetable Quotes:

    "There's never a perfect partner. Not with business. Not with our personal lives, no. Not with anything. And so, it's just about finding somebody that's close enough, where you get what you need." – Rachael Lewis


    Get in touch with Rachael. Send her an e-mail at or contact her through mobile, +1 (310) 498 7472.

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