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Sean Cavanaugh currently serves as a Vice President in the Industrial Group for JLL's Detroit office. Sean specializes in leasing and sales of light industrial and bulk warehouse/distribution properties in the western suburbs of Detroit. His business focus includes landlord and tenant representation, acquisition and disposition work as well as new-build and site selection consultation. Sean has completed leasing and sales transactions for over 3,500,000 SF of commercial property with an aggregate value of over $250 million and holds a listing presence of over 2,000,000 SF of industrial property throughout metro Detroit, representing local and national Landlords. He continues to build strategic relationships with major developers, landlords and corporations across the United States.

Prior to joining JLL, Sean served as a member of the Detroit Grubb & Ellis office from 2008-2012 and transitioned to Newmark Grubb Knight Frank in June of 2012 until January 2016.  Prior to his brokerage career, Sean worked as a Project Manager for Shannon Development, a boutique office condominium developer in Birmingham MI, and as a Business manager with Bank of America in Phoenix AZ.    

Education and affiliations
Sean earned his B.S. from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo Michigan.
• 2010 Grubb & Ellis Jimmy Valvano Award recipient
• 2012 & 2013 CoStar Power Broker
• CCIM Candidate