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​​Current responsibilities

Conan Lee provides real estate advisory and brokerage services to data center and office clients throughout the Pacific Northwest and North America. Conan’s unique telecommunications background allows him to better assist clients with complex, technology/latency driven requirements. Conan specializes in all data center related practice lines including dispositions, acquisitions, and leasing (colocation, managed hosting, and powered based shell) and assists office users with complex lease negotiations that often involve a technical component. He runs the data center practice group for the Northwest and Western Canada and i​s the most active broker specializing in data centers in the Northwest from a marke​t share standpoint.  His efforts and involvement in the local data center community have helped shape this quickly growing market over the last decade.  ​


Conan has been a broker with JLL for over 10 years, and was a broker with Grubb & Ellis before that.  Additionally, Conan is a Principal at NHTI, a family-run design/build corporation that specializes in telecommunications product such as the development of submarine cable landing stations.  This gives him rare knowledge of the details and importance of properly aligning telecom with data centers.  Conan is a former Marine Corps Infantry Sergeant who was twice awarded the honor of Marine of the Year for his division. He has consistently been recognized nationally as a top annual producer at JLL and is currently one of the top producers for the JLL Northwestern offices.​

Key clients
• Juniper Networks
• Comcast Corporation
• Premera Blue Cross
• Best Buy
• KOMO Plaza- $267M data center and office disposition 
• Intuit
• Xerox
• Lyft
• HomeStreet Bank
• Fortinet
• Perkins Coie
• TierPoint
• City of Seattle
• China Telecom 
• ChinaMobile


Business, Cum Laude, University of Washington

Data Center Information Management DCIM 101 & 102​

Ongoing data center and finance training​

• Board of Directors, Communities in Schools Washington
• Board of Directors, Washington Athletic Club
• Board Member, 7x24 exchange – Northwest data center chapter
• Coach, T-Ball