JLL strengthens Austin team with addition of commercial real estate expert

Joe Dowdle joins as Senior Vice President

June 26, 2019


AUSTIN, June 26, 2019 – JLL announced the addition of industry veteran Joe Dowdle to the Austin brokerage team today as Senior Vice President. In his new role, he will advise clients on hospitality site selection, land transactions, acquisitions and dispositions.

Dowdle has over 14 years of experience in commercial real estate. His prior experience includes hotel site selection, acquisition and dispositions, project management, consulting, valuations and lease negotiations.

“Joe’s diverse skillset and expertise strengthens our overall platform and increases the quality of services we can now deliver for our clients,” said Robert O’Farrell, Austin Retail lead and Managing Director, JLL. “There is unprecedented opportunity in our region and in order to ensure we continue achieving our clients’ ambitions, we need to have the top professionals in the region. We’re excited to have him join our team and look forward to getting him going.”

JLL’s Austin team has made several key additions across their various business lines since the start of the year including Vice Presidents Joe Barnes, Graham Schmergel, and Kyle McCulloch in June, Senior Vice President Travis Robertson in May and Vice President Sara Lounsberry in April.

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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 annual revenue of $16.3 billion, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of over 91,000 as of March 31, 2019. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit