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Current Responsibilities
As a leader in JLL’s office tenant representation team, Steve Thelen develops new business opportunities for JLL while leading teams that deliver low-cost and flexible real estate solutions carefully aligned with his client's business objectives. Throughout his career, Steve has been involved in some of the most notable lease transactions in the metroplex placing him at the top in his profession.
Steve has also served in local and national leadership roles for JLL promoting team culture and best practices that translate into creative leasehold or purchase solutions for his clients. During his 27 years in the industry, he has been trusted to transact significant relocations, lease restructurings, or build to suits for countless well-known companies.

Education and Affiliations
Steve 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
Steve served on the Family Place Board’s Executive Committee, is active in the North Texas Commercial Association of Realtors, TREC and NAIOP, acted as an Officer for the Trinity Christian Academy Booster Club and serves on the 12th Man Foundation’s Champions Council.