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Current Responsibilities

Rick Polmear provides clients with an integrated knowledge of design, construction and real estate development to ensure their interests are represented during the design and constructon process. Rick is a mentor to his colleagues in the PDS Group, supporting the delivery of outstanding results for our clients through the development and implementation of our PDS Best Practices Program.


Rick has successfully managed design and construction projects totaling in excess of $1 billion over the past 34 years. As a result of his collaborative management style, he consistently meets client objectives, maintaining schedules and controlling costs. Rick led the Design and Construction Consulting Services group for The Staubach Company in Denver prior to joining JLL in the 2008 merger.

Notable Clients:

  • Analysis Group
  • AON
  • Brookfield Properties
  • Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck
  • CoBank
  • CDOT
  • TerumoBCT
  • Transamerica
  • Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell
  • Xcel Energy

Education and Affiliations

Rick received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and his Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Colorado and Michigan. He has been actively involved with the Colorado Golf Association, the Western Golf Association / Evans Scholarship Foundation and the First Tee of Colorado.


  • Staubach Company Top Achiever Award
  • JLL Top Achiever Award
  • Recognized by Colorado Real Estate Journal's "Who's Who in Commercial Construction"
  • 2013 Magnet Award Recipient