News release

JLL welcomes Steve Markey as Senior Vice President

Industry veteran brings expertise and leadership to the JLL retail team

October 12, 2023

Jessica Wozniak

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

DENVER, Oct. 12, 2023 – JLL announced that Steve Markey will be joining its Denver office as Senior Vice President within the retail division. With over 25 years of experience in tenant representation, retail brokerage and a specialty in the hospitality sector, Markey will further strengthen the JLL retail group’s capabilities.

"Steve is a seasoned veteran that complements our existing team and brings expertise in tenant representation for local and national firms along with specialized knowledge of hospitality,” said Dan McGowan, Managing Director and Brokerage Lead for JLL’s Denver office. “His extensive experience will be a valuable asset to JLL's retail division, allowing us to continue providing exceptional real estate services to our clients.”

Markey began his career in 1997 as a retail broker at CBRE and later joined David, Hicks and Lampert Brokerage in 2013. Before entering the real estate field, he spent a decade practicing law. Over the course of his career, Markey has worked across various facets of retail brokerage, including land transactions, retail listings, new development projects, tenant representation and hotel representation.

His extensive portfolio includes notable clients such as Living Spaces, Lowe’s Home Improvement, Sunflower Farmer’s Market, Lucky’s Market, Darden Restaurants, Taco Bell, Kona Grill and KinderCare, among others.

“I am excited to join the JLL team,” said Markey. “My decision to join was driven by the fantastic leadership and dynamic energy that defines this organization. In addition, the national reach and extensive resources at JLL provide me with the ability to provide my clients with a broader and more comprehensive range of top-notch services.”

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