Alfred (Al) Brooks is the Head of Chase Commercial Real Estate. He is responsible for executing Commercial Banking’s real estate strategy for Commercial Term Lending (CTL), Real Estate Banking and the Owner-Occupied Real Estate initiative. With a portfolio of $79.1 billion and annual originations exceeding $30.7 billion, Al maintains the largest multifamily portfolio in the nation. In addition, he is also a member of the Commercial Banking Executive Committee and the JPMorgan Chase Real Estate Council.
Al became Head of Commercial Real Estate in 2015 following his role as President of CTL, which he established in 1998 while a senior executive at Washington Mutual (which was later acquired by JPMorgan Chase). He built the CTL business into a dominant real estate player, with national market share exceeding 15 percent and a track record of profitable growth. Al’s work experience also includes senior leadership positions at Wells Fargo, Bank of America and Union Bank.
He lives in Huntington Beach, California with his wife and two children.