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Current responsibilities

Matthew W. Cheezem is a Managing Director of JLL since December 2015. Prior to joining JLL Brokerage, Matthew was a Senior Vice President at Cresa. Matthew specializes in the professional representation of corporate tenants and professional service firms on a local, regional and global basis.

 

Experience

Matthew has successfully developed and implemented comprehensive real estate strategies that support and are in alignment with the clients' overall business strategy, including economic and non-economic lease restructures, build-to-suit transactions, expansion/contractions, consolidations and relocations and the placement of state and municipal incentives. In the course of his tenure in the business, Matthew has developed a reputation amongst his peers and clients for being a great conceptual thinker, thought leader and a tactful negotiator.

 

Prior to joining Cresa, Matthew was a Senior Associate at Cushman & Wakefield of Florida's Tenant Advisory Practice Group and was honored by achieving Cushman & Wakefield's prestigious Rookie of the Year award and by being the youngest advisor to obtain a Senior Associate title.

 

Education

  • Louisiana State University, E.J. Ourso College of Business, Finance B.S. – Cum Laude

  • Cushman & Wakefield's exclusive Junior Executive Training Program Graduate

 

Acknowledgments

  • Tiger Scholar Award Winner