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​Current responsibilities
Robert L. ‘Bobby’ Blair II is a Vice President with JLL in Washington DC, where he specializes in tenant representation. The successful application of his experience and client based approach has led to over 1.3M square feet of lease transactions within the last five years. Bobby and his team Represented Louis Dreyfus in a transaction with Kaiser Permanente for 168,000 r.s.f. that won the 2009 Greater Washington, DC Association of Realtors ‘Transaction of the Year’ Award. While Bobby is headquartered in Washington, DC, he travels the country working with clients to develop their long term business vision and creating real estate strategies that support and fulfill their business goals and objectives.

Experience
• Williams & Connolly LLP: Real Estate Advisor since 2007. Completed 25,000 r.s.f. sublease, 40,000 r.s.f. renewal and expansion transaction and 50,000 r.s.f. industrial warehousing renewal. Through developing real estate strategy and implementation we have successfully saved clients millions in real estate costs.
• Bass Berry & Sims LLP: Engaged with firm on opening first Washington DC Office. Currently working on optimization of existing national offices and expansion into new markets.
• Gilbert, LLP: Renewed and expanded this DC firm while successfully subleasing offices for staggered expansion in place.
• Learning Objects: Real Estate Advisor since 2006. Successfully managed growth and expansion in 5 offices within DC.
• FiscalNote, Inc.: Named 2014 Startup to watch by CNN Money, we have conservatively managed the startups growth and balance sheet liabilities. Conducting strategic planning for national expansion and tax incentives packages.

Other notable clients include Redfin, HLP Integration, Aquicore, Three Crowns LLP, Cox Communications, and Partnership for Public Service.

Bobby has worked within the Washington, DC region for the past eight years. Prior to joining JLL, Bobby worked at CBRE in Washington DC. Bobby represents corporations, law firms and associations on a local, national and international basis.

Education and affiliations
Bobby received his B.A from The University of Georgia and is pursuing a M.A.  in Real Estate Finance at Georgetown University.

His professional affiliations include the following:
• Children’s National Medical Center – Junior Philanthropy Board
• Rachel’s Women’s Center – Philanthropy Committee
• Leukemia Lymphoma Society – 2012 National ‘Man of Year’ Award Winning and Record-Setting Team​