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Current responsibilities

Brian Smith concentrates on both the sales and leasing of industrial property and commercial land transactions. Mr. Smith's diverse background includes tenant and landlord representation assignments, buyer and seller representation, land sales, assembly of critical mass projects for large institutions as well as business park leasing. Representing a wide range of companies, Mr. Smith's clientele list includes medium to large owner/users, developers, private trusts, and large cap institutional ownership.  Brian’s 5 person team currently oversees the leasing of just over 7 million square feet of institutional grade industrial space located in various submarkets throughout Miami Dade County.

Brian is a problem solver who enjoys steep challenges. Brian led the team representing NBC Universal/Telemundo Enterprises in the record breaking lease of over 550,000 SF for a world headquarters broadcast center in western Miami Dade. The lease is the most valuable lease ever completed in Florida.


Experience

Since 1997, Brian Smith has been involved in many of South Florida's most important industrial transactions. From 2002-2016 he served as Executive Director at Cushman & Wakefield of Florida. Brian joined JLL in February 2016 as Managing Director and serves as the Industrial Lead for S Florida. He also sits on JLL’s Industrial Executive Council.

Brian has completed over 2 billion dollars in transactions over his 20 year career.

Clients Served:
• Prologis
• Telemundo Enterprises NBCU
• MDH Partners
• Brookfield Logistics
• Iron Mountain
• Toll Global
• Seagis Property Group

Education and affiliations

Mr. Smith holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Economics from Florida International University - Magna Cum Laude, and is a licensed real estate salesperson, State of Florida. Mr. Smith is a member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR).