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Frank Griffin joined Jones Lang LaSalle in 2009 as Executive Vice President for the Industrial Group. Mr. Griffin is responsible for growing the companies Industrial capabilities through his experience and knowledge of the diverse real estate market. Through the Jones Lang LaSalle platform, Mr. Griffin’s clients realize both the benefit of global exposure with local expertise.


Frank Griffin was a Senior Vice President with Grubb & Ellis prior to him joining Jones Lang LaSalle.  Mr. Griffin brings over 20 years of real estate experience to the Industrial Group. As part of a solidified team, Mr. Griffin has closed over 40 transactions totaling 5 million square feet in the past two years. His responsibilities included working with developers, tenants, and owners in the sale and leasing of both industrial and commercial properties, as well as vacant land in the Cook, Kane, DuPage, McHenry, and DeKalb County areas.


  • Held a position or is currently on the Kane County Economic Advisory Board, Kane County’s Department of Transportation Impact Fee Task Force, the Illinois Association of Realtors’ (IAR), Federal Political Coordinators – representing Speaker Hastert, IAR’s Growth Task Force and the Elgin Chamber’s Business Recruitment Committee
  • Director for St. Charles Bank & Trust Company, a subsidiary of Wintrust Financial Corporation, and Chairman of the River Valley Workforce Investment Board
  • Served on the Fox Valley and Elgin Area Association of Realtors’ Board–of-Directors, as President, Treasurer, and Secretary. Chaired multiple committees such as the Governmental Affairs committee and the Realtor Political Action Committee
  • Awarded the NAIOP and Commercial Forum Industrial and Investment Transaction of The Year awards respectively


Graduate of North Central College
Series 7, 24 and 63 Licensed Stock Broker
Elgin Leadership Academy