Investment banking firm Jefferies has appointed John Ockerbloom as a managing director and US head of real estate investment banking.
Ockerbloom will join Jefferies with more than 13 years of real estate investment banking experience. He will join from Morgan Keegan where he served as head of real estate and lodging investment banking.
Prior to this, he spent three years at Wachovia securities as a managing director in the real estate investment banking group, and nine years at Bank of America, most recently as a managing director in the real estate investment banking group.
Jefferies global head of investment banking and capital markets Benjamin Lorello, said that providing we are excited to have John join our team, as he brings the experience and client relationships to lead this effort for our firm.