HFF, Inc. provides commercial real estate and capital market services to users and providers of capital in the commercial real estate industry in the United States. It offers debt placement services, such as construction and construction/mini-permanent loans, adjustable and fixed rate mortgages, entity level debts, mezzanine debts, forward delivery loans, tax exempt financing, and sale/leaseback financing to the owners of various properties comprising office, retail, industrial, hotel, multi-housing, student housing, self-storage, senior living, independent living, assisted living, nursing homes, condominiums and condominium conversions, and mixed-use properties, as well as land. The company also provides investment sales services to commercial real estate owners; and equity placement and private equity alternatives and solutions, as well as assists clients in the sale of their commercial real estate debt note portfolios. In addition, it offers private equity, investment banking, and advisory services, including equity capital to establish joint ventures relating to identified properties or properties to be acquired by a fund sponsor; private placements of preferred securities; entity-level advisory services for mergers and acquisitions, sales and divestitures, management buyouts, and recapitalizations and restructurings; and institutional marketing and fund-raising for public and private commercial real estate companies. Further, the company provides commercial loan servicing to life insurance companies, Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, Federal National Mortgage Association, lenders, commercial-mortgage backed securities originators, mortgage REITs, and debt funds, as well as to groups that purchase performing and/or non-performing loans, and owners who sell commercial real estate subject to money mortgage purchase; and distressed debt and real estate owned advisory services. HFF, Inc. was founded in 1982 and is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.