News release

JLL Hires Industry Leader Todd Husak to Support Growth in Northern California

Husak joins JLL’s Silicon Valley office as Senior Managing Director of Agency Leasing

February 01, 2023

Jessica Wozniak

Agency Leasing and Markets PR
+1 312-288-3950

Menlo Park – Feb. 1, 2023 – JLL, the leading real estate and investment management firm, has announced Todd Husak has joined the market-leading Northern California agency leasing team as senior managing director in JLL’s Silicon Valley office. Husak specializes in agency leasing and tenant representation, continuing JLL’s efforts to expand throughout the Silicon Valley and Northern California markets.

Husak’s responsibilities include partnering with the current agency team 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 knowledge and expertise including 16 years with CBRE overseeing all strategic planning, business development and transaction services in the greater Palo Alto and San Francisco Peninsula areas. Husak joins the Agency team of Mark Bodie and Toss Vallentine.

“We are thrilled to add Todd to our growing and dynamic team,” said Bart Lammersen, Executive Managing Director & Broker Lead. “Todd’s industry knowledge is next to none, and we are excited to capitalize on his skillset and vast network of top professionals to propel our agency leasing business forward. As important, Todd is a great cultural fit as we strive to be the preferred destination of top brokers in the Bay Area.”

Husak earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and a master's degree in education at Stanford University. He was the quarterback of Stanford’s football team from 1996-2000 and in the 1999 season led the Cardinal to the Pac 10 Conference title and their first Rose Bowl since 1971. After college, Husak was drafted in the sixth round of the 2000 NFL draft and played professionally for five years. In 2011, Husak started a charity golf tournament called Fore The Kids that has raised nearly $400,000 for local organizations which focus on children’s education and athletics. He lives in Menlo Park with his wife and three children. 

“With the Silicon Valley and Peninsula areas 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 Husak. “I look forward to working with the professionals at JLL and continuing to deliver outstanding outcomes.”

About JLL

JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. JLL shapes the future of real estate for a better world by using the most advanced technology to create rewarding opportunities, amazing spaces and sustainable real estate solutions for our clients, our people and our communities. JLL is a Fortune 500 company with annual revenue of $19.4 billion, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of more than 102,000 as of September 30, 2022. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit