Jim Thorp

Jim Thorp

Managing Director

Current responsibilities
Jim Thorp is a Managing Director for Jones Lang LaSalle Brokerage, Inc. in Charlotte, NC, working closely on all office transactions related to Tenant Representation.  

Years of experience
29 years

Jim has been involved in all aspects of the industry; however he specializes in tenant representation for office clients. Prior to the merger with JLL, he 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 in Charlotte and throughout the Southeast. 

Representative transactions

  • Merrill Lynch (Multi-Market): 250,000 SF

  • Hartford Insurance (Charlotte): 250,000 SF

  • Time Warner Cable (Multi-Market): 100,000 SF

  • Hedrick Gardner Kincheloe & Garofalo (Multi-Market): 80,000 SF

  • Sunbelt Rentals (Charlotte): 63,000 SF

  • Midrex Enterprises (Charlotte): 40,000 SF

  • AAA Motor Club (Charlotte): 40,000 SF

  • UBS (Charlotte): 34,000 SF

  • Cherry Bekaert & Holland (Charlotte): 29,000 SF

  • Foundation for the Carolinas (Charlotte): 27,000 SF

  • Martin Marietta Materials (Multi-Market): 18,000 SF

  • York Williams Surles & Barringer (Charlotte): 16,000 SF

  • Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog, LLP (Charlotte): 13,000 SF

Jim is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History.


  • Member of Charlotte Region Commercial Board of REALTORS® (CRCBR)

  • Charlotte Chamber of Commerce

  • Licensed Real Estate Broker in North and South Carolina

  • Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)

Jim coaches youth sports and is an active member of Christ Episcopal Church where he serves as an Acolyte Director.