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HFF expands West Coast investment sales team with the addition of Todd Tydlaska in its Los Angeles office


LOS ANGELES, CA – Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. (HFF) announced today that it has expanded its West Coast investment sales team with the addition of Todd Tydlaska in its Los Angeles office.  Tydlaska joins HFF as a senior managing director focused on institutional office investment sales throughout the Greater Los Angeles region and will also assist in growing HFF’s business in other primary markets on the West Coast.

Tydlaska has been involved in the listing and sale of more than $15 billion of transactions throughout the West Coast, with a primary focus on office product.  Todd has been involved with numerous high-profile assignments including the disposition of the Headquarters Campus ($1.15 billion), Russell Investments Center ($480 million), 1918 8th Avenue and 818 Stewart ($480 million),  Bravern Office Commons ($410 million), Parsons Campus ($320 million),  Advanta Office Commons ($240 million), 400 S. Hope Street ($236 million), The Campus at Playa Vista ($219 million), 1055 West Seventh Street ($184 million), and Sony Pictures Plaza ($159 million).  Tydlaska joins HFF from CBRE, where he was most recently a senior vice president.    

Tydlaska is the 27th producer to join HFF’s West Coast team since first quarter 2013.  Los Angeles has been a significant growth market for the firm with other recent additions including multi-housing and industrial investment sales professionals as well as several debt producers.  These key hires have come through recruiting and organic growth, and are complemented by strong additions made in the support functions bringing headcount to a record high in the office.  Since the beginning of 2014, HFF has added 95 associates across the country, increasing the total number of associates nationally to a new high for the firm. 

“HFF continues to build momentum in the western United States.  During the first quarter of 2015, the firm closed more than $4 billion in capital markets transactions on the West Coast, representing a 132 percent increase compared to first quarter 2013,” said Kevin MacKenzie, a senior managing director and co-head of HFF’s Los Angeles and Orange County offices.  “HFF is strategically growing its West Coast investment sales team, along with the debt and equity placement teams, with a goal of building out the full platform of services and property specializations in each location.  The main focus is on building the brand one person at a time with best-in-class professionals who share the same guiding principles as our firm – client-focused, team-oriented, hard-working individuals who are leaders in their markets.”

“We’ve always viewed Todd as a top recruit and a perfect fit in our effort of building out the Los Angeles and West Coast platform.  He’s someone who is respected and trusted in the industry, has impeccable integrity and is a leader in his community,” said Michael Leggett, senior managing director and co-head of HFF’s San Francisco office and HFF’s national office investment sales team.  “This is a significant event relevant to the West Coast platform and we are excited to have him on board.”

About HFF

HFF and HFFS (HFF Securities L.P.) are owned by HFF, Inc. (NYSE: HF).  HFF operates out of 22 offices nationwide and is a leading provider of commercial real estate and capital markets services to the U.S. commercial real estate industry. HFF together with its affiliate HFFS offer clients a fully integrated national capital markets platform including debt placement, investment sales, equity placement, advisory services, loan sales and commercial loan servicing.  For more information please visit or follow HFF on Twitter @HFF.

Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P., acting by and through Holliday GP Corp., a real estate broker licensed with the California Department of Real Estate, License Number 01385740.

05/28/2015 - 14:00



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