Jay is an Executive Director and Co-Head of Cushman & Wakefield’s Boston-based Senior Housing Capital Markets Group. Jay is responsible for originating, structuring and executing senior housing investment sales, equity investments, and debt financings. Over the course of his career Jay has been directly involved in over 200 domestic and cross-border transactions, representing sales and financings totaling over $13.8 billion of real estate and infrastructure. Prior to Cushman & Wakefield, Mr. Wagner served as a Vice President at Boston-based Pappas Enterprises, Inc., a commercial and residential developer, and as Director with CIBC World Markets’ New York based Structured and Leveraged Finance groups.
Mr. Wagner holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Columbia University. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute and a Rising Leader with the American Senior Housing Association. Mr. Wagner serves on the Finance Committee as a Trustee for Hebrew Senior Life, the third largest non-profit system in Massachusetts.