Charles G. Argianas, MAI, JD

Charles G. Argianas, MAI, JD

Executive Vice President

Current responsibilities:

Charles G. Argianas MAI, JD serves as Executive Vice President for JLL Value and Risk Advisory. From 1991 to 2022, Mr. Argianas was President of Argianas Associates, Inc., one of the most experienced Midwest United States firms in the valuation of complex analysis of real estate assets with a focus on litigation-related assignments. Mr. Argianas and Argianas Associates, Inc. merged into JLL in January 2022. 


Mr. Argianas has valued fee simple, leased fee, and leasehold real property rights associated with all property types including special purpose facilities on a national basis including entire university and hospital campuses, large churches and community center, sports complexes, maximum security federal prisons, river barge facilities, cell towers and billboard interests, landfills and aggregate mining properties, power plants, and right of way corridors subject to FIRREA, USPAP, and U.S. Federal Government UASFLA/Yellow Book standards.

Mr. Argianas has been accepted as a qualified real estate subject matter expert before courts in Arizona, California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin. Mr. Argianas has also provided testimony at an Army Corps of Engineers hearing, has served as panel chair arbitrator on complex real estate value-based disputes involving properties in Illinois, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia, and has served as a court-appointed real estate receiver.

Education and Affiliations:

  • Bachelor of Science. Elmhurst University (Formerly Elmhurst College), Elmhurst, IL
  • Juris Doctor, the University of Illinois at Chicago (formerly John Marshall) Law School
  • Designated Member (MAI), Appraisal Institute

Major Projects:

Major properties appraised by Mr. Argianas have included Chicago's mixed-use retail and office Water Tower Place, the 1,250,000 SF Chicago Mercantile Exchange Building, Chicago's 845,000 SF Quaker Tower, the Chicago suburban area’s Oak Brook Mall, two 500,000 SF twin office towers in downtown Philadelphia, and Los Angeles' 4,600,000 SF Arco Towers/City National Plaza & the 700,000 SF Chase Plaza. Other valuation engagements have included proposed and existing Holiday Inns, LaQuinta Inns, Days Inns, Embassy Suites, Ramada Inns, and Hilton, Radisson, Hyatt, Marriott, and Westin hotels and resorts.

Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in the following States:

  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kentucky
  • Michigan
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • Texas
  • Wisconsin