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Senior Vice President

Data Center Solutions

Current Responsibilities

Ali is a Senior Vice President with JLL's global Data Center Solutions team. She has over eleven years of experience in the data center, commercial real estate, private investment, technology and REIT industries.  She focuses on developing and executing for clients a full range of data center services, including strategy development & execution, site/provider selection, agreement negotiations, TCO analysis, portfolio and asset valuation, due diligence, dispositions, DR & hybrid IT/cloud deployments.  She has strong financial skills when evaluating various types of scenarios from valuation of portfolios, underwriting dispositions, greenfield development, re- development, colocation lease transactions, and hybrid scenarios.


Ali was previously with Digital Realty (DLR), as part of the global sales organization, as well as their portfolio management team for the Central U.S. region, with a technical real estate portfolio of assets valued at over $818M (3.2M square feet) involving significant data center development and leasing activity.  Prior to her tenure with DLR, Ali worked at Eastern Partners, a private real estate investment company. 

Ali has been recognized numerous times for acheivement during her career, including Young Leader of the Year Finalist – Women in IT Awards (2018), Dallas Business Journal "Best Deals" (RagingWire 2015 and Stream 2017) and Top Broker listed in DCEO (2014 – 2017)

Some of her recent transactions and clients include:

  • Workday – multiple colocation leases and portfolio growth strategy
  • Square – multiple colocation leases
  • Principal Financial Group – colocation lease and expansion
  • Shoretel – colocation lease
  • Carnival Corporation – colocation lease
  • TierPoint – sale leaseback
  • Toyota Motor North America – colocation lease
  • NCR – multiple colocation leases
  • CSC – multiple colocation leases
  • IBM – colocation lease
  • Jump Trading – colocation lease
  • KPMG – colocation lease
  • Sabre – multiple colocation leases
  • TSys – colocation lease
  • T-Mobile - build-to-suite sites

Education and Affiliations

Ali graduated from Baylor University with a BBA in Real Estate Finance & Marketing.  She is a licensed Texas real estate salesperson. 

Ali serves on the Clayton Dabney For Kids With Cancer Board of Directors and is a member of Highland Park United Methodist Church, where she serves on the Outreach Committee.    Ali is recognized nationally as a data center industry expert and speaks often at data center conferences.  She is married and enjoys spending time with her young family.