AREA beefs up team with Jon Zehner

The former head of JP Morgan's sub-Saharan business is joining AREA Property Partners as a senior director in Europe.

AREA Property Partners, the New York based firm, has hired Jon Zehner for its European team.

Zehner was most recently head of JP Morgan’s sub-Saharan Africa business and will join next month as a senior director in London.

He will report to AREA's European head, Bill Benjamin.

Previous roles Zehner has had include global head of real estate investment banking and head of European real estate investment banking at JP Morgan.