John R. Picchiotti

John R. Picchiotti

Managing Director

​​​​​​​Current Responsibil​​ities
John Picchiotti, Managing Director, leads JLL's Chicago Industrial Brokerage team and is a member of the Midwest Region Executive Committee.  As a proven industry veteran, John is a known leader with strong institutional client relationships. In his current role, John enables the JLL Midwest Industrial team to grow their business, develop their people and provide better capabilities to their clients. 

In addition to managing JLL's local industrial brokerage team, he works closely with other service line leaders across the Midwest and on national Industrial initiatives.

John has more than 25 years of commercial real estate experience in both brokerage and institutional ownership, with a proven track record of leading and developing successful Industrial teams. Most recently he led more than 50 brokerage professionals for a competing commercial real estate service firm. He also worked 16 years for Prologis, a top institutional owner, managing their Chicago operations. During his tenure with Prologis, he provided leadership for operations of the 25 million square foot Chicago submarket portfolio. He was responsible for operating P&L, leasing, property management, customer relations and capital projects. As a consistent top performer, John was involved in acquisitions, dispositions, new and value adding developments and in new business development within the Global Solutions/Customer group. John completed and supervised over 625 transactions representing 50 million square feet exceeding $1 billion in total revenue. 

Education and Affiliations
John is a University of Illinois, Urbana graduate and CPA, a member of NAIOP, SIOR and AIRE and is actively involved in the charitable organizations of Catalyst Schools, Fellowship Housing and Young Life.​