Jake Slaker

Jake Slaker


Jake Slaker joined JLL Michigan in 2024 and serves as an Associate on the brokerage team in JLL’s Detroit office. Jake focuses on the sale and leasing of industrial properties throughout Southeast Michigan and represents both national and local based clients.


As a former professional hockey athlete, Jake is highly motivated and driven to both personal and professional success. Jake’s competitive nature fuels his commitment to delivering exceptional results for his clients. His approach is centered around providing tailored solutions, navigating market complexities, and delivering unmatched service. Whether it's negotiating deals, conducting thorough market research, or ensuring seamless transactions, Jake is a trusted advisor throughout the entire real estate process.

Prior to joining JLL, Jake held positions in both sales and residential real estate where he effectively developed and managed strong relationships with clients. His exceptional communication skills, coupled with a strong work ethic, enable him to forge lasting relationships with clients, colleagues, and industry professionals.

Jake is active in local community service programs and committed to contributing his time and helping with the efforts of these organizations.

Education / Qualifications / Honors & Awards:

University of Michigan

  • Bachelor of Arts, International Studies: Political Economy and Development
  • Cappo Sales and Marketing Track, Stephen M. Ross School of Business
  • Licensed Real Estate Salesperson in Michigan
  • Academic All-American
  • Big Ten Medal of Honor Finalist
  • Academic All-Big Ten 
  • University of Michigan Scholar Athlete Award
  • University of Michigan Student-Athlete Rookie of the Year