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Tim Southard is an Executive Vice President with JLL's Hotels & Hospitality Group based in Atlanta, having joined JLL 3 years ago after a 12-year tenure with Hodges Ward Elliott.  He works in the full-service investment sales division for the South Central United States. 

Experience

Since 2000, Tim has partnered with Bob Webster to exclusively represent clients in the sales and financing of more than 82,000 hotel rooms totaling $12 billion.  Tim's most notable recent assignments include the $61 million sale of the Georgian Terrace Hotel in Atlanta in 2014, the $293 million sale of the 1,663-room Marriott Marquis Hotel, Atlanta's largest hotel, the $74 million sale of the Hutton Hotel in Nashville, ranked one of the Top Large City Hotels in the Continental U.S., and the $94 million sale of the Back Bay Hotel in Boston in 2013, the sale of the Rittenhouse Hotel in Philadelphia, ranked #2 business hotel in the United States, the $79 million sale of the Hotel Commonwealth, Boston's #1 hotel on Trip Advisor, and the $39.6 million sale of the Atlanta Westin Perimeter in 2012, and the 2011 sale of the Elysian Hotel in Chicago, ranked the #1 luxury hotel in the United States. Other notable transactions include the $95 million sale of the Hotel Sofitel Washington, DC, in 2010, the $113 million sale of the Hyatt Regency Boston in February 2009, the $36 million sale of the Marriott Napa Valley Hotel & Spa in May 2009, the $900 million sale of the 22-property RLJ Urban Lodging Fund in February 2008, the $330 million sale of The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, the $260 million sale of the Renaissance Mayflower in Washington, DC, the $231 million sale of the Boston Marriott Long Wharf Hotel, and the $125 million sale of The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay. 

 
Prior Positions

Prior to joining JLL, Tim was Vice President for Hodges Ward Elliott.  Previously, he was based in Atlanta as a pension fund consultant for LCG Associates, one of the nation's largest independent investment consulting firms. Before being hired by LCG, Tim was the senior portfolio manager for ADAM Investment Company, an Atlanta-based money management firm with over $1 billion in assets. He began his career with The Prudential Insurance Company of America, with positions as a real estate and corporate credit analyst. 


Education and Affiliations

Tim graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.​