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Current responsibilities
Brian Terrell is a Managing Director for Project and Development Services (PDS) in the Southeast Region. Brian gives leadership to the Georgia PDS group as well as four other states (Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi and Kentucky) in JLL's eight-state Southeast Region. 

In addition to the leadership Brian gives to this sub-region of JLL’s PDS group, he is the National Director of the firm's Higher Education Practice Group for PDS.

Experience
Brian is an architect by education and practiced architecture for 10 years before joining the JLL organization of companies 20 years ago. 

Brian is known for his ability to organize, set strategy and drive decision making on complex projects.  He has led the management of design and construction projects totaling in excess of $2 billion in the last five years. 

Some of the projects he has given leadership to have included:

  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee’s 950,000 s.f. headquarters in Chattanooga, TN
  • Scientific-Atlanta’s 600,000 s.f. corporate campus in Atlanta, GA
  • The Georgia Institute of Technology’s Molecular Science and Engineering Building in Atlanta, GA
  • Georgia State University’s $165 million Science Park in Atlanta, GA
  • Invesco’s 150,000 s.f. headquarters in Atlanta, GA

Awards
Brian has been recognized by his peers nationally by receiving the Champion of Excellence Award in 2004, Top Gun Award (2004-2009), and the Top Achiever Award (1996-2010). 

Locally, he has been honored with Atlanta’s Innovation Award in 2006 and 2010; and Atlanta’s Leadership Award in 2005 and 2007.

Education
Brian received his Master of Architecture at the Georgia Institute of Technology where he also received his Bachelor of Science.

Affiliations
He is a member of the Urban Land Institute, the U.S. Green Building Council and the Society of College and University Planners.