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​​​​​​Current responsibilities
Kris Smith joined in 2017 as an Associate on the Industrial Team focused in Retail/e-commerce Distribution. As a change agent in the retail space she understands the challenges retailers face and is passionate about creating innovative solutions to drive sales in brick & mortar and e-commerce, reinforcing the need for a multi-channel strategy to win todays retail customer. 

Prior to JLL, she spent 20 years in the wholesale luxury business. Kris was the Regional Director of Coach, Inc. where managed  the western US and Canadian markets, focused on global strategy, real estate placement and operations.

Kris has also worked for MaxMara, Calvin Klein and Dana Buchman.  

Kris received a B.A. from the University of Southern California, where she also was a member of the Women’s Polo team.      


  • Member of the American Industrial Real Estate Association (“AIR”)

Kris was born and raised in Southern California. She and her husband have one daughter.