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Zé has 17 years of real estate related experience with an emphasis on account management and portfolio advisory work for JLL’s corporate clients including Microsoft and Amazon.

Recently for Microsoft, Zé led a team of 60 people for the transaction and project delivery on a 7 Million SF portfolio throughout 23 countries, as well as facilities management in Latin America.  He also spearheaded the implementation of the Program Management model key to Microsoft’s real estate life cycle delivery.

At Amazon, Zé oversees transaction and project delivery globally. During his career at JLL Zé has completed over 8 Million SF of transactions. Past roles include serving as Account Manager for Wellpoint’s 11 Million SF portfolio and Transactions Lead for Cisco Systems’ North America portfolio. 

Years of experience
17 years
Key transactions

  • Tenant Representation, 187,000 RSF in Cambridge, MA

  • Tenant Representation, 240,000 RSF in San Francisco, CA

  • Tenant Representation, 160,500 RSF Canada HQ in Mississauga, CAN

  • Investment sale of 90,000 RSF asset in Portland, ME

  • Investment sale of 150,000 RSF Kanata, Canada campus to RIM

  • Tenant Representation – over 300,000 RSF in Cupertino, CA

  • Tenant Representation – 600,000 RSF in Sunnyvale, CA

  • Sale-leaseback 560,000 RSF campus, North Haven, CT

  • 300,000 RSF HQ Transaction, Las Vegas, NV  

Zé received a Bachelor's degree in Architecture and an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. He is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish.