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Sean McGuire is a Vice President in JLL’s Southeast Multifamily Capital Markets Group.

Based in Nashville, Sean is responsible for advising institutional and private clients in the disposition of multifamily assets across the Southeast. Together with partner Vincent Lefler, Sean primarily focuses on secondary and tertiary markets in Tennessee, Kentucky and Alabama.

Prior to joining JLL, Sean was Vice President of Investments for Freeman Webb Companies, a Nashville-based full-service commercial real estate firm with over $1 billion in assets under management. At Freeman Webb, Sean specialized in the acquisition & financing of conventional and affordable multifamily assets and helped close over $200 million in multifamily transactions and over 4,200 units across the Southeast and Midwest.

Sean is a former Nashville city councilman, having served two terms on the Metro Council from 2007-2015. Elected at the age of 26, he is the second-youngest person elected to the Metro Council in Nashville history. Sean held several leadership positions while on the Council including president pro tem and chairman of the Budget & Finance Committee. As chairman, Sean’s largest responsibility was to author the city’s $2 billion annual operating & capital improvements budget. Sean has also served on the Council’s Planning & Zoning Committee and as a commissioner on the Metropolitan Housing Trust Fund Commission.

Sean began his career at the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development in Washington, D.C. From there, he served on the staff of U.S. Congressman Jim Cooper as a legislative aide for housing policy.


  • Nashville’s Top 30 Under 30 – Tennessee Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (2010)
  • Nashville’s Top 40 Under 40 – Nashville Business Journal (2012) 


  • NAIOP – Member
  • Nashville Emerging Leaders Program Alumnus (2010)
  • YMCA Center for Civic Engagement – Board Member

Sean has a B.A. from Wake Forest University and an M.B.A from Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management.