SAN FRANCISCO – HFF announced today that Nathan Blair has joined the firm as a director in its San Francisco office to focus on multi-housing investment sale transactions in Northern California.

Blair joins HFF from Arroyo & Company where he worked since 2004, most recently as a senior vice president of the California Multi-housing Group.  During his tenure at the firm, he closed more than $667 million in 3,899 multi-housing units throughout the San Francisco Bay area, Sacramento and the central California coast region, and has extensive experience with conventional, value-add, bond-financed, HUD-subsidized, and LIHTC affordable housing.  Blair is a member of Urban Land Institute and graduated summa cum laude from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree.

“HFF has made a strategic effort to grow its west coast investment sales team and in recent months have added professionals in San Diego, Portland and San Francisco,” said Michael Leggett, senior managing director and co-head of HFF’s San Francisco office.  “Nathan brings with him extensive experience in the multi-housing sector and will be a tremendous asset to the west coast team and HFF’s national multi-housing group.”

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