News release

JLL hires industry leader Clarke Funkhouser to support growth in Northern California

Funkhouser joins JLL’s Silicon Valley office as Senior Managing Director

March 05, 2024

Jessica Wozniak

Agency Leasing and Markets PR
+1 312 523 9994

JLL has announced hiring Silicon Valley commercial real estate veteran Clarke Funkhouser as Senior Managing Director, to leverage his 25 years of experience with some of the region’s leading Fortune 100 technology companies, growth firms and major institutional investors. Funkhouser specializes in agency leasing and tenant representation. Based in the firm’s Menlo Park office, he joins the JLL Agency Leasing team of Todd Husak, Mark Bodie and Toss Vallentine which operates from both Menlo Park and the firm’s new San Jose presence.

Funkhouser’s responsibilities include partnering with JLL colleagues to grow market share, maximize the value of their client’s assets in the region and continue to expand JLL’s reach throughout the Bay Area. He has an extensive and diverse range of corporate real estate and investment expertise including 25 years with Cushman Wakefield and DTZ/Cassidy Turley working with some of the largest, best known technology companies in the North Peninsula and a distinguished group of U.S. and international investors.

“We are thrilled to add Clarke to our growing and dynamic team,” said Bart Lammersen, Executive Managing Director & Broker Lead. “His deep experience, market knowledge and long held relationships add an invaluable complement to our business. He’s also an exceptional person and great cultural fit as we strive to be the preferred destination of top brokers in the Bay Area.”

 Clarke Funkhouser, JLL

Funkhouser received an MBA from Syracuse University and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Kansas.

“With Silicon Valley starting to see renewed activity, I am excited to join the JLL team to provide forward-looking solutions aimed at the evolving needs of clients,” said Funkhouser. “I look forward to working with the professionals at JLL and continuing to deliver outstanding outcomes.”

About JLL

For over 200 years, JLL (NYSE: JLL), a leading global commercial real estate and investment management company, has helped clients buy, build, occupy, manage and invest in a variety of commercial, industrial, hotel, residential and retail properties. A Fortune 500® company with annual revenue of $20.8 billion and operations in over 80 countries around the world, our more than 106,000 employees bring the power of a global platform combined with local expertise. Driven by our purpose to shape the future of real estate for a better world, we help our clients, people and communities SEE A BRIGHTER WAYSM. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit