Chris Avellana

Chris Avellana

Senior Vice President, Brokerage

Current responsibilities:

Chris is Senior Vice President in the Richmond office of JLL specializing in industrial, office/flex and land sales and leasing. As a member of the Mid-Atlantic Industrial Practice Group and of the JLL Supply Chain & Logistics Solutions team, his primary responsibility is consulting with his clients to formulate and implement real estate strategies in support of their operational objectives. He provides advisory and transactional support to assist owners, occupiers and investors through his core services of Tenant representation, Agency leasing and investment solutions. His comprehensive range of services includes acquisitions and dispositions, repositioning assets, contract negotiation, financial analysis, site selection, property marketing and business development. As a native of Central Virginia, he uses his intimate market knowledge and analysis of economic trends to ensure his clients attain the most advantageous results in any real estate transaction.


Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden Sydney, Virginia

Professional & Community Affiliations and Recognitions:

  • Sportable, Associate Board Member
  • Urban Land Institute – Mentorship Team Lead
  • Scott's Addition Boulevard Association
  • Greater Richmond Association for Commercial Real Estate
  • Tuckahoe Rebels Lacrosse Club, Coach
  • 2018 JLL Rising Star Award