JLL expands its Orange County investment advisory platform

Blake Bokosky will join the firm as a Senior Director focused on office assets

March 25, 2020

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., March 25, 2020 – JLL Capital Markets announced today that it has hired Blake Bokosky as a Senior Director focused on office investment advisory transactions in its Orange County office.

Mr. Bokosky is a 10-year commercial real estate professional that joins JLL from Newmark Knight Frank’s Orange County office, where he ran the Middle Markets group. In 2019, Mr. Bokosky led more than $340 million of office and industrial dispositions in Orange County. Throughout his career, he has marketed and sold more than $2.8 billion in total consideration comprising more than 11 million total square feet of commercial real estate. Mr. Bokosky is an active member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), Urban Land Institute (ULI), UC Irvine Alumni Association and NAIOP YPG Alumni Committee. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Irvine.

“Blake embodies the qualities and integrity we seek as we expand our capital markets team,” said Sean Deasy, Senior Managing Director and Co-head of JLL’s Orange County Capital Markets Team. “Our goal is to provide best-in-class service and solutions to our clients and Blake’s key hire will elevate the platform we currently have in place in Orange County and Southern California.”

JLL Capital Markets is a full-service global provider of capital solutions for real estate investors and occupiers. The firm's in-depth local market and global investor knowledge delivers the best-in-class solutions for clients — whether investment advisory, debt placement, equity placement or a recapitalization. The firm has more than 3,700 Capital Markets specialists worldwide with offices in nearly 50 countries.

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