Jim Thorp

Jim Thorp

Executive Managing Director

JLL – Executive Managing Director

Jim Thorp serves as an Executive Managing Director of the Tenant Representation team. Having been active in corporate real estate for over 30 years, Jim has been involved in all aspects of the industry; however, he specializes in tenant representation for office clients.

Prior to joining JLL, Jim was a founding member of Keystone Partners and a Senior Vice President with Binswanger CBB, where he assisted office clients with lease negotiations and site selections on a regional, national, and global basis.

Jim graduated of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Jim is a Member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors and the Charlotte Region Commercial Board of Realtors. He is also a member of the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce. Jim is a Licensed Real Estate Broker in North and South Carolina. Jim is married with two children and has two Welsh Corgis. He is active at Christ Church as a current member of the Vestry, as well as long-time Acolyte Advisor. An avid Tar Heel, Jim also enjoys any amount of time at Wrightsville Beach, as much snow skiing as possible, golf with buddies, and early morning exercise at the Aquatic and Cornwell Centers.

Years of experience

35+ years

Key transactions

  • Aflac
  • Babcock & Wilcox Company
  • Bank of America
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Cardinal Innovations
  • Cherry Bekaert & Holland
  • CliftonLarsonAllen
  • CohnReznick
  • Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog, LLP
  • Discovery Communications
  • Driven Brands
  • Foundation for the Carolinas
  • Hartford Insurance
  • Hedrick Gardner
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Marsh & McLennan Companies
  • Martin Marietta Materials
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • Sunbelt Rentals

License Numbers

North Carolina – 183463

South Carolina – 2889