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Current responsibilities
Tom Cherry is a Managing Director in JLL’s Markets Solutions group, based out of the Downtown Los Angeles office.

Specialties
Tom focuses on transactional advisory services for the needs of corporate tenants and owners. He represents both public and private REITs, portfolio and operating companies.  He brings more than 25 years of real estate experience in markets throughout the globe. During his career, Tom has advised and transacted on over $9.0 billion of commercial real estate.


Years of experience
25+ years

Experience
Prior to joining JLL, Tom served in senior positions within CBRE, Cushman & Wakefield, and Cushman Realty. He has transacted in 37 states and 16 countries.

Key transactions

Tenant Representation
  • In 2012, Tom completed a 1 million square foot industrial lease, and in 2013 he completed a 1.2 million square foot industrial lease on behalf of a Fortune 500 client. 
  • In 2015, he represented an El Segundo tenant for 30,000 square feet of creative office. 
Sales
  • In 2009 and 2010 he represented the secured creditors in the Capmark bankruptcy in the valuation, disposition and note sales of their worldwide transitional asset portfolio with a value in excess of $2 billion.
  • In 2013, he sold a ground lease interest in Santa Monica
  • In 2014, he sold a 5.7 acre redevelopment site in Marina del Rey for a family partnership and a 4 acre underutilized site in Hollywood that is being converted to both mixed-use creative office and multifamily residential.
  • Tom is currently marketing two creative office assets in West Los Angeles on behalf of a court-appointed receiver as well as an automotive site in Santa Monica.

Education
Tom graduated from the University of Southern California in 1986.

Affiliations
Tom is a licensed real estate salesperson and a member of ULI (Urban Land Institute).