JLL adds veteran talent to Valuation Advisory Seniors Housing business

Addition of three key leaders creates unparalleled seniors housing offering, adds data expertise

August 15, 2019

CHICAGO, Aug. 15, 2019 – JLL announced today that the firm has hired three industry veterans to strengthen its Valuation Advisory business and create an industry leading Seniors Housing & Healthcare platform. Zach Bowyer, Bennett Johnson and Bryan Lockard, all designated MAI’s, have joined the firm and will work together to further bolster JLL’s national Seniors Housing & Healthcare valuation and advisory services.

“Bringing these industry leaders to JLL immediately distinguishes our platform in the Seniors Housing valuation space and shows our commitment to growing a business that can serve our clients no matter what their needs,” said Brian Chandler, JLL’s Co-Lead for the Seniors Housing Practice, Valuation Advisory. “Their expertise and national scope align with our business’s growth trajectory. There is tremendous opportunity in the market, and we are looking forward to capitalizing on it with our scale enabling ability to be fastest to market in the delivery of services, expertise, and broad solutions for our clients.”

Bowyer, who is based in Boston, will help lead Valuation Advisory through the introduction of advanced data products in the valuation space. He will be a member of JLL’s Executive Committee and will focus on growth initiatives nationally, but especially in the Eastern region of the U.S.

“JLL’s reputation as a technology-forward business is a great platform where our expertise and passion for data can be utilized to its fullest potential to meet our clients’ evolving needs,” said Bowyer. “We are excited to continue to work with JLL’s expanding client base to deliver valuation solutions to not only meet their current needs but also provide new insights into their investment portfolios and improve their abilities to execute in the marketplace.”

Los Angeles-based Johnson will be charged with identifying and implementing best practices throughout our Valuation Advisory platform. He will also be a member of JLL’s Executive Committee and will focus on growth initiatives and talent acquisition nationally, especially in the Western region of the U.S.

Lockard, based in Tampa, Florida, will co-lead the Seniors Housing & Healthcare practices with Brian Chandler and Ken Gill, respectively. He will focus on driving productivity and superior client service within these product verticals and ensure that JLL maintains the leading valuation practice in these spaces.

JLL’s Valuation Advisory platform leverages the firm’s global experience and deep knowledge of local real estate markets to provide accurate, reliable evaluations of a wide range of commercial property types. JLL performs valuations and appraisals for single assets, global portfolios and a range of property types. For more news, videos and research resources on JLL, please visit the firm’s U.S. newsroom.

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