James Dooley


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    Boston, MA 02110
    United States

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Jim Dooley is a Director of Cushman & Wakefield’s Senior Housing Capital Markets Group, responsible for equity placement, debt origination and the structuring of senior housing transactions nationally.  Mr. Dooley joined C&W in 2015 and has since taken on assignments with large portfolio recapitalizations, investment sales, acquisition financings, and construction debt placement.

Prior to C&W, Mr. Dooley was an Assistant Vice President for AEW Capital Management for nearly 10 years.  His responsibilities within the opportunity funds at AEW included the underwriting and due diligence of new acquisitions and development projects, as well as managing over $600 million of assets through disposition.  He was directly involved in over $350 million of transactions including acquisitions, development, and financings of senior housing, industrial, multifamily, and hotel assets.  While involved in all asset classes, Mr. Dooley’s primary focus was in the senior housing sector.  More recently, in 2014 and 2015, prior to returning to senior housing Mr. Dooley was the asset manager of a $1 billion portfolio of multifamily and mixed use assets across the Mid-Atlantic for DSF Advisors, based outside of Boston.   

Mr. Dooley holds a Bachelor’s degree from Fairfield University where he majored in Finance and Accounting.

Short version:

  • Previously with AEW Capital Management for 10 year in both acquisitions and asset management with a primary focus in senior housing
  • Experience with over $350 million in transactions and the management of $1.6 billion of assets throughout his career
  • B.S. Accounting and Finance from Fairfield University