Chip Barnes

Chip Barnes

Executive Vice President

Mr. Barnes specializes in the acquisition, disposition and leasing of warehouse and distribution facilities, multi-market corporate services, and landlord and tenant representation.  His strong analytical skills combined with his keen ability to research a market's competitive landscape has made him an invaluable source for client's strategic planning and negotiations.  In the last three years alone, Chip has completed over 65 industrial transactions valued in excess of $100 million.

Prior to joining JLL, Mr. Barnes was a Principal of NAI Olympia Partners.  Over his 15 years in the commercial real estate business, Chip has completed over 350+ transactions. Mr. Barnes and wife, Carrie have three children – Luke, Grace and Eli.  His passions include coaching his son's baseball teams and playing golf.


•Duke Realty's "Top Indiana Broker" Award

•First Industrial Realty Trust's "First Class" Award

•CoStar "Power Broker" Award

•NAI Global's "Gold Club" Award


•Society of Industrial and Office Realtors, designee (SIOR)

•Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, member (CSCMP)

•Indiana Commercial Board of Realtors, member (ICBR)

•National Association of Realtors, member (NAR)

•Indiana University Alumni Association, member

•Sigma Chi Alumni Association, member

•Zionsville Presbyterian Church, member

•Involved in fundraising for The American Cancer Society (Coaches vs. Cancer, Lungs For Life, Susan G. Komen Foundation), Habitat for Humanity and Wheeler Mission


•Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

•BS – Finance/Real Estate