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Current Responsibilities
As a leader in Jones Lang LaSalle’s office tenant representation team, Steve Thelen develops new business opportunities for Jones Lang LaSalle while leading teams that deliver low-cost and flexible real estate solutions carefully aligned with his client's business objectives. Throughout his career, Mr. Thelen has been involved in some of the most notable lease transactions in the Metroplex placing him at the top in his profession.
 
Experience
Mr. Thelen has also served in local and national leadership roles for Jones Lang LaSalle promoting team culture and best practices that translate into creative leasehold or purchase solutions for his clients. In his 23 years of experience he has been trusted to transact significant relocations, lease restructurings, or build to suits for companies like:
 
• Pizza Hut – 329,000 SF • XO Communications – 120,000 SF
• EXCO Resources – 200,000 SF • Safety Kleen – 110,000 SF
• AAA – 158,000 SF • Centex Homes – 85,000 SF
• Stryker Communications – 140,000 SF • Noble Royalties – 78,000 SF
• Pizza Inn – 140,000 SF • ABC Radio – 70,000 SF
• NCTCOG – 120,000 SF • Hyundai – 40,000 SF
• Crosstex Energy – 111,000 SF • Conifer Health – 200,000 SF
• Lehigh Hanson – 210,000 SF • Pacific Union – 101,000 SF

Education and Affiliations
Mr. Thelen received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Texas A&M University. He has received accolades, on a national and local level, from a diverse list of industry groups:

• Dallas Business Journal’s “Heavy Hitter” (Multiple)
• Dallas Business Journal’s “Best HQ Relocation” (Multiple)
• Staubach “Teamwork”, “Wolf Pack” and “Client Service” Awards
• Staubach “Top Achiever” (Multiple) and “Top Gun” Awards (Multiple)
• Jones Lang LaSalle Club Award Winner
 
Mr. Thelen served on the Family Place Board’s Executive Committee, is active in the North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors, acted as an Officer for the Trinity Christian Academy Booster Club and serves on the 12th Man Foundation’s Champions Council.