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Current responsibilities

Kerry Gilar is in charge of business development efforts for the top ranked JLL team that consists of Jeff Liljeberg, Bill Rogers, and Steve Steinmeyer. As a team, we help companies of all sizes with their office space needs on a local, regional, and national basis to assess their real estate needs and provide appropriate services. This may include strategic real estate planning, search of a new location, sales and lease negotiations, lease expiration evaluations, current lease audits, transaction and project management services.



Ms. Gilar has 5 years industry experience and joined JLL in 2016 after spending two years in brokerage with another real estate services firm. Her skills include business development, sales and lease negotiations, and building strong client relationships.

Ms. Gilar has a track record of intitiative, creativity and motivation. JLL has given her the opportunity to maximize on her entrepreneurial spirit utilizing her sales experience and marketing know-how. Ms. Gilar continually exceeds sales goals by consultative selling, maintaining customer relationships, and having insatiable energy to produce results.


Transanction Management

Regus / Spaces         Ryan, LLC                      ApartmentJet

TransUnion               Cisco/ Meraki               Weiss Architects

Hilton Worldwide        JimmyBar                           Zuckerman


Education and affiliations

Purdue University, BA

ACS ABOA: American Cancer Society's Associate Board of Ambassadors; Executive Committee

CFA: Chicago Founder's Association; Executive Committee

YREP: Young Real Estate Professionals; Social Chair

METF: Midwest Emerging Tech Forum; Program Director