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​Current responsibilities

Kristi Childers joins JLL after 9 years in corporate commercial real estate where she grew and managed a portfolio of over 35 properties and 500,000 sf of office space in Northern California. Kristi has been passionate about working with startups and tech companies and helping them grow from seed stage to IPO.  She has worked with hundreds of companies ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 firms to create strategies for growth, new market penetration and flexible workplace solutions.

Landlord representation

  • San Leandro Tech Campus, Westlake, – 750,000 RSF

  • Berkeley Way West, University of California Berkeley – 325,000 RSF

  • 1901 Poplar, 11 West – 100,000 RSF

  • 1750 Broadway, Rubicon Point Partners, – 10,000 RSF

Education and affiliations

Kristi earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from UCLA where she majored in Political Science and Public Policy. 

Kristi is a native of Oakland and actively involved in the Oakland Metro community.  She serves on the Board for 2.Oakland and runs the East Bay Chapter of JLL Women's Executives, a group that brings together women business leaders throughout the East Bay.  She is involved in the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, her children's school, coaches for Lamorinda Youth Association, and serves on the Board of her swim club. 

Kristi was born and raised in the East Bay where she lives with her husband and 4 boys.