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Megan King is a Vice President in JLL's Development & Asset Strategy group with 15 years of real estate experience. She is involved in real estate disposition and advisory services for clients throughout the United States.

These clients include publicly traded corporations, high net worth individuals, non-profits and public sector entities.

Recent projects include: the marketing of a mixed-use development pad in Chicago’s Loop on behalf of the City of Chicago, marketing of a value-add office building in Chicago, and transaction management of a 300-asset distressed portfolio with sales price in excess of $100 million.  She also advises corporate and other private-sector clients on valuations across a wide spectrum of asset classes.

Specialties

  • Capital Markets
  • Investment Sales
  • Consulting

Years of experience
15 years

Experience
Megan was the lead broker on several one-off distressed asset sales in the Midwest including a grocery-anchored shopping center, two parking garages, an office building, and a note sale which included neighborhood retail and land collateral.

Her recent advisory engagements include a portfolio valuation for audit purposes on behalf of McDonald’s Corporation, a financial work-out analysis and detailed execution strategy for a large planned resort development in Park City, Utah, and a financial redevelopment model for a potential commodity exchange co-location data center in downtown Chicago.

Prior to joining JLL, Megan was a Manager with American Express’ Corporate Real Estate team. As part of her tenure with American Express, she was the financial team lead for all corporate real estate holdings in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.

Previous to American Express, Megan was a Senior Consultant at Andersen LLP in Chicago’s Valuation Services practice. In this role, she performed numerous real estate valuations across all property types (many valued in excess of $100MM).

Key clients

  • BMO Harris Bank
  • McDonald’s Corporation
  • US Bank
  • USG
  • Wells Fargo
  • British Petroleum
  • Bank of America

Education
Megan received her B.B.A. degree in Real Estate and Marketing, with a Certificate in International Business, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Affiliations

  • Licensed Real Estate Broker in Illinois
  • Chicago Real Estate Council (past Board Member)
  • CREW-Chicago
  • Wisconsin Real Estate Alumni Association