News release

JLL hires Seniors Housing expert to its Valuation Advisory practice

Shawn James O’Connor joins the firm as an Executive Vice President as business continues to expand

September 05, 2019

DENVER, September 5, 2019 – JLL announced today the firm has hired Shawn James O’Connor as an Executive Vice President in the Valuation Advisory business. O’Connor will focus on seniors housing valuation in the Rocky Mountain region as well as general valuation services in the Denver area.

“Shawn’s two decades of experience evaluating seniors housing and healthcare properties will be a tremendous asset to our growing Seniors Housing & Healthcare practice,” said Michael Welch, JLL’s U.S. Head of Valuation Advisory. “Shawn’s hire, as well as the addition of senior valuation experts Zach Bowyer, Bennett Johnson and Bryan Lockard earlier this summer, demonstrates JLL’s commitment to providing world class valuation and advisory services to our clients throughout the country.

O’Connor rejoins JLL, where he previously served in senior positions appraising complex seniors housing portfolios from 1999-2017. In addition to his valuation duties, O’Connor will sit on JLL Valuation Advisory’s Technology Committee, where he will help drive technology and data strategies into the valuation process.

“I am thrilled to be returning to JLL and its nationally recognized team of valuation professionals. Its unparalleled platform and tremendous resources will allow me to provide the best possible expertise and services to our clients,” said O’Connor.

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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