Martin Mbeteni | About Page

Located in Celina, TX, Martin Mbeteni is the Vice President of Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL). He specializes in securing capital (Debt as well as Equity) for owners and operators of healthcare properties across the US. With a proven track record of successfully applying his talents, he worked for several notable banking corporations throughout his career. Most notably, he has worked for Citi, HSBC, KeyBank, Capital One, and JLL.

Commercial Real Estate

martin mbeteni aerial view of buildingsTaking pride in what he does, he works with one of the largest publicly traded commercial real estate brokerage firms worldwide. In fact, JLL provides Martin with several opportunities to offer his clientele a plethora of capital solutions on an international platform. In addition, Martin Mbeteni works side by side with corporate and institutional clients that focus on serving senior populations. He consistently improves himself by educating himself to stay on top of latest trends in commercial real estate. He also goes out of his way to update himself as he is a firm believer that knowledge is indispensable to providing his clients with the best products and services. Furthermore, Martin works in conjunction with newcomers to the commercial real estate industry to share and pass down his knowledge. His goal is not only to achieve financial success for himself, but to develop new talent for the industry.

Career Experience Prior to JLL

Prior to joining JLL, Martin acquired over 15 years of financial service experience. He served in various management positions and offered his knowledge, advice, as well as expertise in roles such as portfolio management, credit, loan production support, and asset management. As previously mentioned, he has worked in CitiBank, Keybank, HSBC, and Capital One prior to joining JLL. In fact, he began his professional career as a humble account executive at CitiBank. Later, he moved on to his new position at HSBC as a Branch Manager and stayed there for 12 months. From there, he spent the next 8 years in various different positions within KeyBank Real Estate Capital.

In fact, he held 3 different positions at KeyBank. Each position being progressively more prestigious than the one prior. He started as a Senior Asset Manager and remained for 3 years. He then worked his way to become the Vice President for Healthcare/Affordable Housing. In this position, he developed and managed a team over approximately 4 years before his final transition where he became the Vice President/Sr. Portfolio Manager in April 2014.

Skills & Expertise

Industry Knowledge

  • Credit Analysis
  • Financial Analysis
  • Asset Management
  • Risk Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Underwriting
  • Loan Origination
  • Financial Modeling
  • Valuation
  • Commercial Lending
  • Commercial Real Estate in Texas
  • Banking
  • Real Estate
  • Credit Risk

Other Skills

  • CMBS
  • Loan Servicing
  • Seniors Housing
  • Real Estate Lending
  • Sub-Saharan African culture
  • Affordable Housing
  • Relationship Management
  • Project Management

Martin Mbeteni – Current Life

martin mbeteni sunset father with children

Aside from the success he has achieved for his professional career, Martin Mbeteni is also happily married to his wife. They have three wonderful children and he enjoys spending his spare time with them. In fact, he makes sure to not bring his work home with him as he indicates that family time should not be sacrificed to deal with the pressures of work. He is an avid reader and a casual writer who enjoys writing and publishing blogs on commercial real estate and senior housing. On the other hand, he loves watching soccer, basketball, and football. Last but not least, he is a passionate world traveler and loves trying exquisite foods.