News release

Market-leading office brokers join JLL

Columbus real estate veterans Jeff Carey and Brad McMahon join JLL's dynamic brokerage team

May 21, 2020

COLUMBUS, May 21, 2020 — JLL is pleased to announce the additions of Jeff Carey and Brad McMahon to its Columbus office team, effective immediately. 

Joining JLL from a competing global commercial real estate services firm, the two will serve as executive vice presidents and partner with JLL’s Clayton Davis. Together, the trio will focus on providing innovative, scalable and comprehensive real estate strategies to their growing local and national client base. 

“The strategic addition of Jeff and Brad positions us at the forefront of the Columbus office market and strengthens our ability to provide world class real estate services to our clients,” said JLL Senior Managing Director Dan Wendorf. “Now more so than ever, leading our clients through market changes, providing creative solutions and utilizing technology to help our clients succeed is paramount, and this is the team that will be leading the way in Columbus.” 

Carey and McMahon bring over 25 years of combined commercial real estate success to JLL. In working with numerous Columbus-based companies, as well as multi-market corporations, they have formed deep relationships on the local, regional and national levels.

“The Columbus office market is constantly evolving and I’m confident our dynamic approach and combined networks will enable us to deliver unparalleled results for our clients,” said Davis. “I’m thrilled to have them on the team.”

The pair has a strong track record of effectively utilizing their rich knowledge of the central Ohio market and extensive research to strategically drive their clients’ real estate strategies.

“JLL has an outstanding reputation in Columbus,” said Carey. “We’ve been watching them grow for years and their proven ability to win has never been more evident. We’re excited to finally join forces and leverage JLL’s technology and platform to serve our client base.”

“The lean, agile approach JLL employs across their platform is something Jeff and I have always admired,” added McMahon. “We’re looking forward to building upon that approach to help organizations achieve their real estate strategy, portfolio agility and talent management.”

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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 $18.0 billion, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of more than 94,000 as of March 31, 2020. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit