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Current responsibilities

Kerry Gilar is in charge of business development efforts for the top ranked JLL team that consists of Matt Carolan, Jeff Liljeberg, Meredith O'Connor, 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 3 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 intitative, creativity and motivation. JLL has given her the opportunity to mazimize 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.


Education and affiliations

Purdue Unversity – B.A. in Selling and Sales Management; Concentration in Entrepreneurship & Innovation


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

IWIRE: Industrial Women in Real Estate; Program Director

YREP: Young Real Estate Professionals; Social Chair

METF: Midwest Emerging Tech Forum; Program Director