News release

Veteran broker Matt Winters joins JLL Carolinas as Executive Vice President

New hire brings deep expertise to growing Raleigh-Durham office

December 06, 2019

Raleigh, N.C., August 23, 2019 – JLL Carolinas is pleased to announce that Matt Winters has joined its Raleigh-Durham office as an Executive Vice President specializing in tenant representation. Winters will advise occupants on their facilities needs and objectives while providing first-class service and thorough knowledge of the office and industrial markets in the region.

A Raleigh native, Winters joins JLL from Tri Properties, where he spent the past seven years representing a variety of corporate real estate users across the Triangle, including tenants in the technology and professional services sectors. He also leased a portfolio of office and industrial properties totaling more than four million square feet on behalf of institutional owners and investors. Winters’ recent notable deals include his representation of software agency WillowTree on its 40,000-square-foot lease at the Golden Belt Campus in downtown Durham and Strata Solar on its 50,000-square-foot headquarters lease, also in downtown Durham.

“Matt is an accomplished and trusted advisor with a customer-centric approach that aligns perfectly with our culture of delivering best-in-class service,” said Kimarie Ankenbrand, Managing Director and head of JLL’s Raleigh-Durham office. “His top-notch reputation in the market is exactly what we’re targeting as we recruit new members to our team, and we know he will be a valuable contributor as we build for the future.”

Winters is the immediate past president and continues to serve on the board of the Raleigh Durham chapter of NAIOP, the leading organization for developers, owners and investors of office, industrial, retail and mixed-use real estate. A CoStar Power Broker in 2018, he also serves on the board of the Triangle Office Building Association, which serves the office leasing industry in the Raleigh-Durham market.

“JLL is an incredibly innovative company that is constantly examining how best to serve its clients, and I’m excited to join the Raleigh-Durham team as it continues to expand its platform here,” said Winters.

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