Ed Backer is an Associate at JLL where he specializes in office tenant representation.
Prior to joining JLL, Ed was an Asset Manager for a nationally operating St. Louis based real estate company where he managed 2 Million square feet of commercial real estate in seven states valued at $350 Million. In this role he was also involved in over $50 Million in transaction volume including acquisitions and permanent financing. Ed has also worked in finance as a Senior Credit Analyst at a St. Louis based regional bank where he was responsible for commercial loan underwriting. In this position he underwrote over $100 Million in loan activity including $50 Million in commercial real estate transactions.
Ed is a graduate of Saint Louis Universitys John Cook School of Business where he received his Bachelor of Science in Finance.
Ed is a licensed salesperson in the state of Missouri and member of the St. Louis Association of Realtors (SLAR) and Urban Land Institute (ULI). Ed also serves on the board of Friends of Arch Grants and is a parishioner of St. Peter Parish in Kirkwood.