James M. Young

James M. Young

Senior Vice President

Current Responsibilities
As the practice group lead for Milwaukee’s Industrial division, Jim is responsible for business development and growing the JLL industrial presence in the Milwaukee area . He is an award-winning real estate broker with nearly 19 years of experience. Over the course of his career, he has successfully closed more than $300 million in transactions. A top real estate expert in Milwaukee, Young has been recognized as a Broker of the Year by Riverworks Development Corporation and was awarded with the Investment Deal of the Year (2016) and Industrial Deal of the Year (2017) by the Commercial Association of Realtors of Wisconsin.

Areas of expertise include 
  • Tenant representation 
  • Industrial sales and leasing
  • Investment transactions
  • Land opportunities​
Prior to joining JLL in 2018, Jim was Senior Vice President at The Barry Company.

  • Member – Wisconsin Commercial Association of Realtors
  • Member – Wisconsin Realtors Association
  • Member – Metro Milwaukee Chamber of Commerce
  • Power Broker, Top Leasing Broker – CoStar​

Jim completed his undergraduate work at Minnesota’s St. Olaf College, where he graduated with a Psychology degree. He also received his MBA at the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater in 1999.