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​​​​​​​​​​​​Current responsibilities
Jesse is a Managing Director at JLL’s global headquarters in Chicago and co-lead of JLL’s Tech Practice Group. Specializing in tenant representation, Jesse was recruited to JLL in 2008 after spending eight successful ye​ars with CBRE’s downtown Chicago office.

Experience​
For over 15 years Jesse has been a 100-percent advocate for his tenant clients in solving real estate needs in Chicago and throughout the world.

Jesse manages all phases of the tenant representation process, including strategy development, implementation, and negotiation of both financial and non-financial terms.​

Jesse has been part of a team since 2000 that has consistently been awarded as the top tenant representation team in Chicago, having won the Crain’s Chicago Business “Broker of the Year” award in 2000, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2012, and 2016. Jesse has been a Top Producer at JLL in 2012-2016.

Jesse advises his clients in creatively solving some of the efficiency issues faced by many companies in today's changing economic environment. Jesse maintains representation experience in the legal, technology, non-profit, engineering, marketing and financial services fields.​

Key assignments

  • Bank of America - 500,000 s.f.

  • ​School of the Art Institute - 200,000 s.f.

  • Schawk - 170,000 s.f.

  • Byline Bank - 56,000 s.f.

  • Cision - 50,000 s.f.

  • Primera Engineers - 47,000 s.f.

  • Assurance 40,000 s.f.

  • Whirlpool - 40,000 s.f.

  • PLS Financial Services - 40,000 s.f.

  • Stryker Medical - 35,000 s.f.

  • Chicago Council of Global Affairs - 30,000 s.f.

  • American Heart Association - 29,000 s.f.

  • BMW - 25,000 s.f.

  • First Analysis Corporation - 25,000 s.f.

  • Knewton, Inc. - 22,000 s.f.

  • Legal & General - 20,000 s.f.

  • Newcastle - 20,000 s.f.

Awards

  • Crain’s Chicago Business “Broker of the Year” award in 2000, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2012, and 2016

  • Top Producer at JLL in 2012-2016

Education 
Jesse received his B.S. in Business Communication & Communication Studies from the University of Kansas in 1999.

Affiliations

  • Member of the Associates Board of the American Heart Association

  • Member of Chicago COLBA (Chicago Office Leasing Brokers Association)