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​​Current Responsibilities

Steven Spinell is part of JLL's tenant representation group who focuses on representing office users in the Chicagoland area, providing strategic insight into real estate solutions for clients and advising on lease negotiation strategies.


Areas of expertise include portfolio strategy development, transaction management, lease negotiation, financial analysis, and client relationship management.

Steven is part of JLL's Build to Suit Practice group, specializing in office headquarters transactions.  The BTS team guides clients through all aspects of this unique real estate transaction, from site selection to move in.  


  • Fortune Brands
    • Moen, Rohl, Perrin & Rowe
    • MasterBrand Cabinets
    • Masterlock, SentySafe
    • Therma-Tru Doors
  • Mills Fleet Farm
  • Nutrien (Formerly PotashCorp)
  • Brixmor Property Group


Steven earned his BA in Business- Finance from Miami University's Farmer School of Business (2013) in Oxford, Ohio.


Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, Mentor
JLL Young Guns, Executive Committee Chairperson
Beyond Sports Foundation, Jr. Board Member


Steven captained Miami's top 5 nationally ranked Championship NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey team and went on to play hockey professionally for several seasons before joining JLL.

Steven and his wife, Haley, were recently married and both grew up in the North suburbs of Chicago. They currently reside in Libertyville, IL.

He attended Vernon Hills High School along with Hilliard Davidson High School (Ohio) and Fargo South High (North Dakota).