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Des Moines, IA

Brokers promoted in JLL Des Moines office

Marcus R. Pitts and Justin Lossner earn Managing Director and Executive Vice President titles

DES MOINES, February 13, 2018 – JLL is pleased to announce the promotion of brokers in the Des Moines office. Marcus R. Pitts, CCIM, SIOR and Justin Lossner, CCIM, have earned the titles of Managing Director and Executive Vice President, respectively. Exceptional performance, strong leadership, and contributions to the organization are several criteria used to determine such promotions.  

Pitts has over 15 years of experience in the Iowa market and has managed portfolios totaling over 7.0 million square feet. Lossner has managed a 6.5 million square foot portfolio during his 15 years in commercial real estate. In 2017, the two led a team that sold and/or leased 3.4M square feet, attributing to $160M in total transaction volume and $60M in investment sales.

Pitts and Lossner were instrumental in opening the Des Moines office for JLL in 2014 and have continued to grow the office from three to 10 employees. Both have continually been recognized by the industry and picked up awards with the Iowa Commercial Real Estate Expo, Midwest Real Estate News, and the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) organization.


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 2017, JLL had revenue of $7.9 billion and fee revenue of $6.7 billion; managed 4.6 billion square feet, or 423 million square meters; and completed investment sales, acquisitions and finance transactions of approximately $170 billion. At the end of 2017, JLL had nearly 300 corporate offices, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of 82,000. As of December 31, 2017, LaSalle had $58.1 billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit