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Current Responsibilities
Amar Nijjar is VP & Practice Lead of Debt Capital Markets (DCM) group at JLL. His team is responsible for the origination of term, construction, bridge, high yield and mezzanine debt on all types of real estate properties throughout Canada. DCM group at JLL also arranges debt for the properties located in the US. Additionally, he is responsible for sourcing of Institutional Debt partners, establishing syndication strategy on large loans and expanding private placement and correspondent relationships for JLL.

Experience
Mr. Nijjar is an expert at finding real estate debt solutions both at the corporate/institutional level and at the SME (small to midsize enterprises) level. Previously, Mr. Nijjar was AVP, Commercial Mortgages at FNF LP and prior to that he was Manager, National Accounts at CIBC where he specialized in real estate financing solutions for REITs, Pension Funds, Public Corporations and other large Private and Institutional entities. In the last seven years, Mr. Nijjar has successfully funded over $2 billion of term and real estate debt throughout Canada and evaluated more than $10 billion of real estate debt investment proposals. Prior to that, he spent three years within the commercial banking divisions of RBC and BMO in Toronto and Vancouver.

Education and Affiliations
Mr. Nijjar holds an MBA degree from Schulich School of Business (York University) and an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering.