News release

JLL selects industry experts Christine Espenshade and David Martin to lead institutional multifamily sales

JLL announced today that Managing Directors Christine Espenshade and David Martin will lead the firm’s U.S. multifamily investment sales platform.

January 23, 2019

CHICAGO, Jan. 23, 2019 – JLL announced today that Managing Directors Christine Espenshade and David Martin will lead the firm’s U.S. multifamily investment sales platform. Espenshade, based in Washington, DC, will lead the firm’s East region, while Denver-based Martin will lead the West. Both will continue to work with David Williams, International Director and Head of JLL Multifamily.

In their new roles, Espenshade and Martin will focus on integrating JLL’s confederation of institutional investment sales professionals, to create more consistent services for our multifamily clients.  JLL has made significant investments in technology to efficiently share its vast capital markets experiences from around the globe.  Aligning leadership to leverage this network of expertise will benefit our clients and drive our future growth.  

“Christine and David are highly respected within the firm and have a professional rapport with many institutional investors,” said Williams. “In our pursuit of continuous improvement and providing the best possible service for our clients no matter where they invest, we believe Christine and David can drive the One JLL experience our clients expect.”

“JLL has the brand, resources, and commitment to be a top player in the industry.  Our talent and our ability to advise on and execute any type of transaction is among the best in the industry,” said Espenshade. “It’s exciting to be able to continue contributing to the firm and to work in tandem with David Martin to further unify our growing multifamily business.”

Added Martin, “Working with Christine is a fantastic opportunity to create a partnership mentality among our professionals and deliver a national client-centric approach to the business. I look forward to enhancing our multifamily platform with this excellent leadership team.”

JLL delivers multifamily investors a full range of solutions through one diverse, integrated platform. The division employs over 200 professionals who provide comprehensive investment sales and disposition services with access to thousands of domestic and foreign investors. JLL is also one of the nation’s largest affordable and conventional multifamily and seniors housing lenders with comprehensive loan underwriting, asset management and loan servicing capabilities.

About JLL

JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. Our vision is to reimagine the world of real estate, creating rewarding opportunities and amazing spaces where people can achieve their ambitions. In doing so, we will build a better tomorrow for our clients, our people and our communities. JLL is a Fortune 500 company with operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of 88,000 as of September 30, 2018. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit