DJ Effler


750 Communications Pkwy | Suite 2 | Columbus, OH 43214

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DJ has 18 years of experience in commercial real estate investments in multiple capacities.  Well-versed in all property types, DJ is particularly active in the multifamily and hospitality sectors and is extremely well connected in the capital markets world.    

DJ began his commercial real estate career at Nationwide in Columbus, Ohio, underwriting and originating first mortgage loans on all property types for the general account. DJ then joined RockBridge Capital LLC, a leading private equity firm focused on providing subordinate debt and equity to the hospitality industry, where he served as a vice president of both the Investments Group and Capital Markets Group. 

Having the perspective of both a lender and an equity investor has paid great dividends for DJ’s clients. Since joining Bellwether Enterprise in 2011, DJ has consistently been a top producer, having originated billions of debt and equity for a top tier group of clients through a wide variety of capital sources including Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, Life Insurance Companies, CMBS, Debt Funds, Banks, and many unique subordinate capital sources.


Miami University, Oxford, OH, Bachelor of Arts in Finance


2019 BWE Top Producer in the firm

2018 BWE Top Producer in the firm

2017 BWE Top Producer in the firm
2016 BWE Top Producer in the firm

2015 BWE Top Producer in the firm
2015 Real Estate Forum "50 under 40" Recipient
2014 BWE Platinum Award Recipient - Awarded for attaining the highest level of production in the firm.

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