News release

JLL announces C. Jean Ko as new Senior Vice President

Ko brings office leasing expertise for landlords and tenants to San Francisco office

January 04, 2021

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 4, 2020 – JLL, a leading real estate and investment management firm, today announces the addition of C. Jean Ko as Senior Vice President for its San Francisco office. Ko joins JLL with a significant background in office leasing for both landlords and tenants and at JLL will focus on expanding our position in San Francisco Class A and B Leasing.

Prior to joining JLL, Ko served as senior vice president for a commercial real estate firm in San Francisco, where he led the company’s office leasing group. He also served in-house as leasing director for a large south of market developer, where he oversaw around 2.5 million square feet of office portfolio, including three full building corporate headquarters transactions.

“Jean and I have known each other our entire careers and we are absolutely thrilled to have Jean join our San Francisco office with his vast experience in office leasing,” said Christopher T. Roeder, International Director and San Francisco Broker Lead. “Jean has formed in-depth business relationships in his 26 years of commercial real estate broker experience, and we look forward to the ways he will expand our client base.”

“Throughout my career, I’ve driven business by way of building meaningful relationships within my network, and I am optimistic about continuing this with JLL,” said Ko. “I’m familiar with the ins and outs of the Northern California office market, having operated within it for the past 26 years, and I’m eager for what’s in store for me in my new role with JLL in San Francisco.”

Ko holds a Bachelor of Science in political science from University of California, Santa Barbara.

About JLL

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