David Churton

David Churton

Executive Managing Director

Current responsibilities
David Churton leads JLL’s HQ Tenant Representation Team in San Francisco. Skilled in leveraging JLL’s world-class talent and resources to produce winning results for its clients, JLL’s HQ Practice Team is San Francisco’s market-share leader for premier office tenants

HQ tenant advisory experience
JLL’s HQ Team of workplace, financial, research, sustainability, construction and capital markets professionals have designed and executed winning Occupancy Strategies for the following clients:

  • Wells Fargo Bank 650,000 lease restructure (active)
  • Morgan Stanley 130,000 lease extension (active)
  • BlackRock 220,000 rsf lease extension
  • Citibank 80,000 rsf relocation
  • Levi's 350,000 rsf HQ lease extension
  • BART 350,000 rsf HQ Acquisition in Oakland, CA
  • Charles Schwab World HQ – 417,000 rsf lease extension
  • Bank America 250,000 rsf lease extension
  • McKesson World HQ – 417,000 rsf sales-leaseback
  • Marsh McLennan – 200,000 rsf consolidation
  • Charles Schwab – 200,000 rsf 215 Fremont disposition
  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius 150,000 rsf at 1 Market Street in San Francisco (twice)
  • First Republic Bank – 250,000 rsf expansion at 1 Front
  • First Republic Bank – 190,000 rsf expansion/extension
  • Morgan Stanley -- 100,000 rsf lease extension
  • Bank America Merrill Lynch – 100,000 rsf lease extension
  • JPMorgan Chase -- 650,000 rsf master lease restructure to 200,000 rsf
  • Advent Software – 200,000 rsf master lease restructure to 120,000 rsf
  • Twitter – 800,000 rsf Mid-Market urban campus with Payroll Tax exemption
  • Kaiser Permanente, Pleasanton – 430,000 rsf off-market campus acquisition
  • Kaiser Permanente – 220,000 rsf build-to-suit, medical office Mission Bay
  • Neustar– 150,000 rsf anchor tenant relocation to 505 Howard
  • Riverbed Technology – 200,000 rsf anchor relocation to 680 Folsom
  • Kaiser Permanente, Oakland – 800,000 rsf restructure 6/10
  • Bank America Securities, San Francisco – 180,000 rsf extension Pyramid

Education and affiliations
Mr. Churton, a fourth generation San Franciscan, earned his law degree from the University of San Francisco, School of Law, in 1986, a Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in 1982, and graduated from St. Ignatius College Preparatory in San Francisco in 1977.

David led a team to raise $8M in scholarships for low-income Bay Area high-school scholars at St. Ignatius College Preparatory in San Francisco. He is also an active career-strategy mentor for HBCU college students and JLL’s D&I programs. Living in Marin County, David and his Norwegian wife, Signe, have spent the past twenty-seven summers in Kristiansand, Norway with family. They have three grown children with two still in college, daughters studying at the University of Southern California Marshall and Tulane University.