Jake Sturman

Jake Sturman

Senior Managing Director, Brokerage

Current Responsibilities 

Mr. Sturman is an Industrial and Corporate Services professional with the JLL Indianapolis office. He specializes in representing both institutional, corporate, and local clients in all aspects of the real estate transaction.

  • 2005-2017 CoStar Power Broker award
  • 2009 Indianapolis Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” award
  • 2011 Completed 5th largest bulk industrial transaction in North America
  • 2012 JLL “Top Gun” award, top 3% of company
  • 2012 Indianapolis Largest Office Lease Transaction award
  • 2014 JLL's “Best of the Midwest” award
  • 2017 Largest deal in Indiana
  • 2017 NAIOP Broker of the Year
  • 2017 Midwest Hall of Fame
  • 2017 JLL “Top Gun” award, top 3% of company


Prior to being recruited to JLL, he was a Principal with Meridian Real Estate and since 2002 has completed over $2.25 billion worth of real estate transactions. His ability to gather and analyze market data facilitates the client’s understanding of market trends and supplies them with sound advice in all aspects of a real estate decision. He focuses on a few key sectors including corporate facilities, public institutions, distribution, and logistics. His superior market knowledge and strong client advocate approach helps companies reduce their occupancy costs and improve their location, access, space efficiency and real estate flexibility.

Industrial Clients:

  • Blackstone
  • Browning
  • Cabot
  • First Industrial
  • Lauth Property Group
  • Prologis
  • Duke Realty


  • Geodis
  • Heritage Environmental
  • Ingram Micro
  • Purdue University
  • Source Capital
  • XPO Logisitcs

Education and Affiliations

  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
  • BS – Human & Organizational Development, Minor: Finance
  • Conexus Indiana Infrastructure Task Force, member
  • Society of Industrial and Office Realtors, member (SIOR)
  • Commercial Real Estate Development Association, member (NAIOP)
  • Indiana Commercial Board of Realtors, member (ICBR)
  • National Association of Realtors, member (NAR)
  • Indiana Association of Realtors, member (IAR)
  • Young Broker Association, member & founder (YBO)