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JLL Expands its Retail Brokerage Services in Miami with New Duo

Zach Winkler and Jonathan Rosen join JLL to bolster firm’s U.S. brokerage platform in a key gateway market

MIAMI, April 26, 2017 – JLL announced that it has added two experts to grow its Florida Retail Brokerage platform in Miami. Zach Winkler joins JLL as Senior Vice President and Retail Lead for South Florida, and Jonathan Rosen joins as Associate of Retail Brokerage for South Florida. Together, they will partner with JLL's existing retail brokerage experts across the state in Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and Tampa. In their new roles, they will be responsible for growing the firm's leasing and tenant representation offerings in Miami's urban core, and cultivating new tenant and landlord relationships.

Winkler joins JLL from a global commercial real estate firm where he led the efforts for Miami's urban and high street retail leasing practice. He is an expert on the evolving South Florida landscape, including areas such as the Design District, Wynwood, Lincoln Road, Collins Avenue and Brickell/Downtown. Prior to that, Winkler spent nine years in landlord and tenant representation as a Senior Director with Robert K. Futterman & Associates (RKF) in New York City.

"Drawing on his experience in the New York City retail market, Zach has shown a penchant for facilitating retailer expansion from the Northeast to Florida over the past decade by demonstrating the similarities between the growth of Miami's neighborhoods to those of NYC," said Naveen Jaggi, President of Retail Brokerage and Capital Markets, JLL. "This kind of progressive thinking will help us as we continue our aggressive growth structure to build-out one of the premiere retail brokerage platforms. I'd like to welcome both Zach and Jonathan to the JLL family and I am excited to see what they will achieve."

Jonathan Rosen also joins JLL from a global real estate platform, where helped clients achieve their business and financial objectives within their retail and real estate portfolios. Rosen began his career in property management with Colliers International and applies those management skills to the retail brokerage business, providing a high level of service for his clients. His expertise expands throughout South Florida. 

"I'm very excited that we were able to land two outstanding brokers with such deep knowledge of the South Florida region," said Matthew Goodman, Managing Director for JLL in South Florida. "Both Zach and Jonathan are key assets in helping us grow our retail presence and expertise, to complement our strong office and industrial leasing offerings in the market."

About JLL

JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. A Fortune 500 company, JLL helps real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions. In 2016, JLL had revenue of $6.8 billion and fee revenue of $5.8 billion and, on behalf of clients, managed 4.4 billion square feet, or 409 million square meters, and completed sales acquisitions and finance transactions of approximately $136 billion. At year-end 2016, JLL had nearly 300 corporate offices, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of more than 77,000. As of December 31, 2016, LaSalle Investment Management has $60.1 billion of real estate under asset management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit