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​​Current responsibilities

Mr. Wenk is actively involved in all aspects of tenant representation and possesses a thorough knowledge of commercial real estate, superior market intelligence, and finance. He has extensive transactional and consulting experience representing every type of dynamic company ranging from the Fortune 1,000 to emerging start-ups. His ability to understand the implications of a transaction for all parties enables him to develop effective negotiating strategies to accomplish specific of goals on behalf of clients.

Experience

Jim's recent clients and transactions include:

  • Spotify - 500,000 sf @ 4 World Trade Center
  • JP Morgan Digital - 400,000 sf @ 5 Manhattan West
  • Snapchat - 150,000 sf @ 229 West 43rd Street
  • EmblemHealth - 160,000 sf - New Ground-up Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
  • Spaces (Coworking) - 103,000 sf @ 424 West 33rd Street (Manhattan West)
  • Janney Montgomery Scott - 35,000 sf @ 1166 Avenue of the Americas
  • VTS - 31,000 sf @ 114 West 41st Street
  • Spaces (Coworking) - 55,000 sf @ 230 Park Avenue
  • Regus - 200,000 sf - Multiple Locations
  • Genpact - 100,000 sf - Multiple Locations
  • Nicole Miller - 30,000 sf - 525 Seventh Avenue
  • Digital Currency Group - 35,000 sf @ 636 Avenue of the Americas
  • Haworth - 31,000 sf @ 125 Park Avenue
  • Milrose Consultants - 26,000 sf @ 498 Seventh Avenue
  • Proper Cloth - 12,000 sf @ 495 Broadway​

​Awards

  • Jones Lang LaSalle / Staubach ‘Top Achiever’ award (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011)
  • Jones Lang LaSalle New York ‘Young Gun’ award (2010)
  • Jones Lang LaSalle New York 'Top Gun' award (2014)
  • Jones Lang LaSalle New York ‘Gold’ production award (2010, 2011)
  • New York Real Estate Journal ‘Broker All-Star’ award (2008)
  • Staubach ‘Trust & Teamwork’ award (2004)

Education and Affiliations

Jim holds a MBA from Hofstra University and a bachelor of science in Finance from Ithaca College. He is has been a consistent recipient of JLL’s Top Gun award for four consecutive years (2014-present). Mr. Wenk is a licensed real estate broker in New York and an active member of: The Real Estate Board of New York, and Corenet Global, New York Chapter. Jim is also actively involved with St. Francis food pantries and shelters.

Jim is frequently quoted in: The Wall Street Journal, New York Post, Commercial Observer, and Crains New York Business. His expertise includes: Lease Acquisitions, Lease Renewals, Subleases, Lease Recast/Restructures, Property Acquisitions/Dispositions, Development/Build-to-Suits, and interior design/construction, budgeting and scheduling.