News release

JLL Names Atlanta’s Ryan Fetz Vice President of Public Institutions

Industry veteran and governmental real estate expert will support projects throughout Georgia and the Southeast

April 24, 2022

Raechel Blitchington


JLL today announces that Ryan Fetz has been appointed Vice President of JLL’s Public Institutions (PI) group within the firm’s Atlanta office. He previously served as Vice President of JLL Atlanta’s Tenant Representation group. Bringing more than a decade of experience in commercial real estate and financial services, Fetz will serve JLL’s government and higher education clients in the southeast.

“Ryan’s experience on projects ranging from office portfolio and leasing, data center real estate, development advisory and P3 strategy, and innovative projects will help JLL’s government and education clients engage their strategic real estate initiatives from a position of strength,” said Bob Hunt, Group Managing Director of JLL Public Institutions. “Working alongside a diverse, supportive and talented team of professionals, Ryan will enhance the PI team’s ability to deliver high-impact strategies and further the goals of our government and higher education clients.”

In his new role, Fetz will be responsible for providing real estate advisory services including feasibility analysis, development advisory, public-private partnership structuring, portfolio strategy, brokerage services, solicitation development, transaction management and execution, real estate operations and maintenance. As part of this, he will elevate the PI team’s service offerings with JLL clients, help them reduce operating and maintenance costs and address aging infrastructure with smart capital planning. Working across various real estate advisory services, Fetz will focus on growing JLL’s business and managing projects in Georgia and across the Southeast.

“After more than a decade at JLL, I am excited for the new opportunity to build on the PI team's success and work alongside a group of smart and talented individuals who think outside the box to deliver JLL’s excellent services to our public sector and education clients,” said Fetz. “JLL’s client-focused mindset and innovative spirit continues to set us apart from other firms in the market and I look forward to leading the PI team in the southeast in its next stage of growth.”

Prior to joining JLL, Fetz began his career serving in state government, working for two years as the Personal Aide to the Governor of South Carolina. Since joining JLL in 2010 as a Senior Associate, Ryan draws on his extensive experience in tenant representation, landlord representation, mission-critical facilities and land development. He holds a Master of Business Administration with concentrations in finance and real estate from Goizueta Business School at Emory University and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Furman University.

JLL is the premier provider of strategic real estate advisory for local, state, national and federal governments as well as public and education institutions. Its national team covers the entire real estate lifecycle from strategy, public private partnerships, facilities management and sustainability services to transaction and project management. JLL brings both the experience and expertise to convert real estate portfolios into working assets that meet operational and occupancy requirements while generating revenues and reducing costs. Visit

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 98,000 as of December 31, 2021. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit