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Scott H. Miller is a Managing Director leading the Development and Asset Strategy (DAS) Group’s Midwest and East Coast practices. Scott helps clients to reposition owned, vacant or underutilized assets in order to drive value to the overall organization.

His corporate real estate work includes highest & best use analysis, merchandizing residential and resort properties and creating thoughtful strategies around functionally obsolete or environmentally challenged assets. He handles assets ranging from dense inner-city locations of less than an acre, to large-scale parcels in excess of 50,000 acres.

Scott has over 25 years of real estate experience in markets throughout North America. He has facilitated over $1.5 billion of real estate transactions. These transactions have spanned the major asset classes of residential, industrial, retail, multi-family and hospitality facilities.

His clients include public/private institutions, private investors and Fortune 1000 firms such as General Motors, Whirlpool, GlaxoSmithKline, 3M, Pfizer, Seibu Railway and Motorola. Scott also has substantial asset and property management experience for industrial, office, retail and multi-family.

• Capital Markets
• Investment Sales
• Consulting
• Corporate account management
• Financial structuring
• Development strategy

Years of experience
25 + years

Prior to joining JLL, Scott was with Cohen Financial for 11 years.  Most recently, he served as director of its Capital Markets unit. A portion of Scott's responsibilities included overseeing the $ 4 billion loan serving portfolio and managing the watch list/workout process.

Prior to this, he was Project Director for the Asset Management group, responsible for co-leading the 5.5 million square foot property management division of Cohen Financial.  Before this, he was an officer of VMS Realty Partners focused on plans of re-organization and restructuring.

Key clients
• General Motors
• BMO/Harris Bank
• Whirlpool Corporation
• BP
• Quad Graphics
• Merck
• Philip Morris
• Bank of America
• Pfizer
• Shell
• Waste Management
• Tribune
• City of Chicago
• Columbia College
• iStar
• McDonald's

Scott holds an M.S. in real estate appraisal and investment theory and a B.S. in agricultural economics from the University of Wisconsin.

• Urban Land Institute
• International Council of Shopping Centers
• National Association of Industrial and Office Properties
• Wisconsin Real Estate Alumni Association
• Chairman, Downers Grove Economic Development Corporation