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Current responsibilities
Joe Vaughan’s primary expertise is office leasing and sales in the Central City. His career has featured high-profile assignments with institutional investors for properties such as U.S. Bancorp Tower, the largest office building in Oregon. Joe has also been successful implementing marketing strategies for redevelopment of older properties and pre-leasing for new construction, completed a multitude of transactions on behalf of a wide variety of user groups, and been an influential team member in disposition of significant properties in downtown.

Joe has over 30 years of commercial real estate experience in Portland. He was a shareholder of Pacific Real Estate Partners, acquired by JLL in 2011.​

Clients (partial list)
Bora Architects 
• DRA Advisors 
• Tumac Lumber 
• UBS 
• Unico Properties 

• Agency Leasing
• Tenant Representation

• JLL Top Gun (2014)
• JLL Gold Achiever (2013 & 2015)
• JLL Top Achiever (2011 & 2012)
• CAB-NAIOP-SIOR Office Broker of the Year (2015)
• Costar Power Broker (2014 & 2015)
• SIOR Investment Transaction of the Year (2005)
• BOMA Most Valuable Broker (1999)
• SIOR Office Transaction of the Year (1997)
• Bill Naito Award, Commercial Association of Realtors (1997)

Joe attended the School of Business from the University of Oregon and Portland State University

Professional affiliations
• Commercial Association of Brokers (CAB)
• Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA)
• Professional Standards Panel, Oregon Association of Realtors (OAR)​