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Bill Rogers is an International Director and the leader of JLL's Tenant Representation Business in the Central Region of the U.S.  Bill is a 25-year veteran in the downtown Chicago market, and has represented several of Chicago's highest profile tenants in developing and executing real estate strategies that have reduced occupancy costs and improved operational efficiencies. Bill has been recognized by his peers as the Top Tenant Representation Broker in Chicago an unprecedented six times: 2000, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2012 and 2016.

Prior to joining the real estate profession, Bill practiced law for four years at the Chicago firm of Clausen Miller.  He also earned his M.B.A. from Kellogg in 2003 and his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan in 1988.  Bill's clients include several of Chicago's largest law firms, consulting firms and financial institutions.

Achievements
  • Crain’s Chicago Business “Office Broker of the Year” – 6-time winner: 2000, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2012, 2016 Finalist 2011, 2014, 2015
  • NAIOP – Chicago Office Transaction of the Year – 2-time winner: 2008, 2010; Finalist, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2009, 2011
  • JLL Top Gun – Top Producing Professional (National) – 2007 – 2016
  • City of Hope – Chicago Board 2004-2016; Spirit of Life Award Dinner Co-Chair 2010
  • Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund – Board member 2011-2017, Executive Committee member 2012-2017
  • Almost Home Kids – pro bono services for new facility in Lincoln Park and Board Member 2011-2014
  • COLBA – Board member 2005-2017 (Chicago Office Leasing Brokers Association), President of COLBA 2014-2016

Education

  • M.B.A. – Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern, 2003
  • Juris Doctor – Chicago Kent College of Law, 1992
  • B.A. – University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1988