Dermot Roe

Dermot Roe

New England Managing Director

Current Responsibilities

As Managing Director of the Project and Development Services (PDS) Group for JLL, Dermot is responsible for all of JLL’s project and development activities in the greater Boston area. His responsibilities include management and development of the region’s 30 professionals, strategic planning, business development, and client relations. Additionally, Dermot works with the Managing Directors of JLL’s other operating groups to ensure full-service results for our clients. Dermot has over 25 years of construction experience.


Dermot joined JLL, previously Spaulding & Slye, in 1995 and has over 25 years of construction experience, primarily in commercial base building construction and tenant improvements. In 2007, Dermot relocated to Chicago to start up a new construction company for the Midwest region. Under his direction, the company has completed over $50M of work. The annual volume for the Chicago office 2008 was $30M comprising of over 70 projects with 600,000SF of tenant construction and building renovations. In 2010, Dermot relocated to the Boston office to lead the Boston PDS group.

Education & Licenses

Dermot received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Eastern Nazarene College. He has a Massachusetts Builder’s License and a City of Boston Builder’s License, Class A, B, C.