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Aron Will

Aron Will

Vice Chairman

Senior Housing, Debt & Structured Finance

Aron Will Vice Chairman
Senior Housing, Debt & Structured Finance
Houston Galleria 2800 Post Oak Blvd
Ste 500
Houston, Texas 77056

Professional Experience

Mr. Will began his career with the predecessor company to CBRE Capital Markets and helped launch the senior housing debt practice for the firm. In 2016, Mr. Will was named the youngest Vice Chairman in company history. Today, Mr. Will Co-Heads Senior Housing for CBRE Capital Markets. His specialty is the capitalization of Independent Living, Assisted Living, Alzheimer’s Care and Skilled Nursing facilities. Mr. Will’s primary focus is on the origination of new business, the analysis of debt and equity investment opportunities, valuation and investment underwriting. The team offers a depth of expertise rarely found in the senior housing sector. Its partners: John Sweeny, Aron Will, Austin Sacco and Joshua Hausfeld possess a combined 54-year senior housing-specific industry experience. Since 2014, the team has closed $15.4 + billion in sales, debt financings and capital raising assignments. Over the past 14 years, Mr. Will’s DSF team closed approximately $11.3+ billion in debt and equity for this specialty type and is one of the few real estate investment advisors whose platform includes: Fannie Mae (DUS certified lender), Freddie Mac (seller/servicer) and HUD/FHA, along with all the traditional lending sources.

CBRE Senior Housing has been a Top 3 senior housing originator from 2010 through 2020. From 2014 through 2020, the team originated over $8.2 billion in senior housing debt across 367 assets nationwide. In 2016 and 2019, CBRE was Fannie Mae’s #1 senior housing originator in the country. CBRE was the #1 GSE lender in the nation in 2020 with $20B in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac originations. CBRE remained the #1 Freddie Mac volume Optigo Lender for the 12th consecutive year, and the #2 Fannie Mae DUS Lender for the second year in a row. In addition to permanent debt placement and construction financing, the team has helped structure joint ventures between seasoned operators and institutional partners and has also sourced equity for development and acquisitions on a project specific and programmatic basis.


  • 2015-2020 - Colbert Coldwell Circle
  • Named youngest Vice Chairman in company history
  • William H. McAdam Memorial Award - highest producing first year sales professional at CBRE company wide
  • Top 30 producer company wide (top 1% of Global producers)
  • Houston Business Journal - Heavy Hitters
  • Connect Media - Next Generation Award Winner

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA) – Executive Board Member
  • National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing and Care Industry – (NIC) Mission Fulfillment Committee Board Member, Former Future Leaders Council Member & Outgoing Chairman National Senior Housing Internship Committee; 2019 NIC Fall Planning Committee
  • Freddie Mac Senior Housing Advisory Board
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI) – Senior Housing Council Member
  • Greater Houston Community Foundation – Next Generation Member
  • Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Family Alliance – Board Member, Past Board President
  • Alumni Board for Annunciation Orthodox School (AOS); 2019-2020 Annual Fund Committee


  • Southern Methodist University, Bachelor of Business Finance (Distinguished BBA Scholar)


  • 625 Management
  • Abbey Park
  • AEW Capital Management
  • Agemark
  • Alliance Residential
  • American House Senior Living
  • Angelo Gordon
  • AR Global
  • Arcapita Investment Management
  • Artegan
  • Artemis
  • Ascent Living Communities
  • Aspect Investment Partners
  • Auctus Capital Partners
  • Avanti Senior Living
  • Bain Capital
  • Balfour Senior Living
  • BayNorth Capital
  • Baptist Health
  • BayNorth Capital
  • Belmont Village Senior Living
  • Berkshire
  • Beverly Pacific
  • Blue Moon Capital Partners
  • Bourne Financial Group
  • Bridge Investment Group
  • Bridgewood Property Company
  • Brightview Senior Living
  • Bristal Senior Living/Engel Berman
  • Brookdale Senior Living
  • CA Ventures
  • Cadence Living
  • CalPERS
  • Cambridge Investment and Finance Company
  • Capital One (formerly GE)
  • Capitol Seniors Housing
  • Care Investment Trust
  • Carlton Senior Living
  • Case Pomeroy
  • Cascadia Senior Living
  • Cedar Communities
  • Cedarbook Senior Living
  • Chelsea Senior Living
  • Chicago Pacific Founders
  • Clearwater Living
  • Colonial Oaks Senior Living
  • Colony NorthStar
  • Confluent Development
  • Cordia Senior Living
  • Crescent Real Estate
  • DiNapoli Capital Partners
  • Dominion Partners
  • Dover Capital
  • Drever Capital Management
  • Envisage
  • Focus Healthcare Partners
  • Formation Capital
  • Franklin Development Company
  • Fremont Realty Capital
  • GenCare Lifestyle
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Green Courte Partners
  • Greenbrier Senior Living
  • Greenfield Senior Living
  • Greystar
  • Harbert Management Corporation
  • HarborChase
  • Harrison Street Real Estate Capital
  • Harvard Management Company
  • Healthcare Trust Inc. (formerly American Realty Capital)
  • Healthpeak
  • Hegg Companies
  • Heritage Senior Living
  • Hines
  • HJ Sims
  • Innovative Health
  • Inspirit Senior Living
  • IntegraCare Senior Living
  • Iron Point Partners
  • JF Capital
  • Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors
  • Kensington Realty Advisors
  • Kinetic Capital
  • Leisure Care
  • Liberty Healthcare Corporation
  • Life Care Services
  • LTC Properties
  • M Grant Corporation
  • Meecorp
  • Merdian Senior Living
  • MGL Partners
  • MorningStar Senior Living
  • N-Shea Group
  • Nuveen Real Estate (TIAA)
  • Oakwood Real Estate Partners
  • Pacific Communities
  • Pacifica Senior Living
  • Padua Realty
  • Paradigm Senior Living
  • Partners Group
  • Pathfinder Partners
  • Pathway to Living
  • Pensam Capital
  • Peter Sangamano
  • PGIM
  • Powell Property Management
  • Property Investment Advisors
  • QVT Mount Auburn Capital
  • Range Comm
  • Ray Stone Inc.
  • Royal Senior Care
  • Sage Senior Living
  • Sculptor
  • Senior Lifestyle Corporation
  • Senior Living Residences
  • Sentio Healthcare Properties
  • Silverstone Senior Living
  • SRM Development
  • Steadfast
  • Stone Gate Senior Living
  • Tenfold
  • Terwiller & Bartone
  • The Carlyle Group
  • The Memory Center
  • The Reliant Group
  • The Springs Living
  • The Waters Senior Living
  • Trellis Real Estate Group
  • TSM Properties
  • USAA
  • Ventas
  • Venue Capital
  • Virtus
  • Voralto Living
  • Walton Street
  • Watermark Retirement Communities
  • Waterton
  • Welbrook Senior Living
  • Welch Senior Living
  • Welltower
  • Westminster Capital
  • Westmont Living
Aron Will Vice Chairman
Senior Housing, Debt & Structured Finance
Houston Galleria 2800 Post Oak Blvd
Ste 500
Houston, Texas 77056
Colbert Coldwell Circle

Colbert Coldwell Circle

Our top 3% of producers, who exemplify our firm's tradition of integrity, exceptional performance and client service.