Damla Barrett is currently an Associate in JLL's New York City office and specializes in Tenant Representation services with a focus on the New York Tri-State area. Damla’s primary responsibility is business and relationship development related to commercial real estate opportunities.
In addition, she represents tenants and landlords in the leasing, acquisition and disposition of commercial properties/office space. She also has experience with developing relocation strategies, identifying occupancy cost reductions, and lease negotiations.
Tenant representation, acquisitions, dispositions
Years of experience
Damla is currently working with the firm’s Vice Chairman and Head of Brokerage as a member of one of the real estate community’s most active teams.
Their impressive list of national and international clients include: Nordstrom, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, and BBVA to name a few. The team specializes in negotiating complex leasing transactions and strategically implementing corporate portfolios on a national and international basis.
Prior to her role at JLL, Damla worked at NAI Global of New York City for three years focusing primarily on drafting proposals, executing ad hoc projects, performing market research and supporting senior brokers.
Prior to starting her career in real estate, Damla worked four years at the United Nations representing World Information Transfer (WIT) in compliance with the Ukrainian Mission focusing on health and sustainable development related to the Chernobyl disaster.
- Turkish Consulate
- Auriga LLC
- Alliant Insurance
- West Studios
- Victor Homes
Damla is a graduate of Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
Currently, she is a member of the American Turkish Society, Arab Bankers Association of North America (ABANA), Urban Land Institute, Michael J. Fox Foundation- Young Professionals and Ellevate (Women's Network).