John Robinson

John Robinson

Managing Director

John Robinson is a leader of JLL's full-service Indianapolis office and an active professional servicing a wide array of office investor services clients and tenant representation clients. John opened a new office for JLL to cover the State of Indiana in 2008 and lead the office for ten years.

For the past 27 years, John has been a dominant player in the Indiana office market having represented tenants in  three of the State's largest build-to-suit office leases.  In addition, John is the exclusive leasing agent for Keystone at the Crossing, a 1.0 million square foot suburban office park, Salesforce Tower, a 1.1 million square foot, 48 story downtown office building, and The Precedent Office Park, a 1.2 million square foot suburban office park; all representing the three of the four largest and  most prestigious listings in Indiana.  John and his team exclusively represent Blackbaud nationally and internationally on their 20+ locations, having recently completed a 120,000 square foot build-to-suit for Blackbaud Headquarters in Charleston, South Carolina.


•NAIOP Broker of the Year - 2017

•JLL Top Gun – 2015, 2016, 2017

•JLL Gold Achiever – 2012, 2013

•Midwest Real Estate News – 2011 Hall of Fame Class Inductee 

•At the age of 32, John was named to Indianapolis Business Journal's "40 Under 40", recognizing his professional ascendancy in the commercial real estate market as well as his community leadership.

•5 time Ironman Finisher - Louisville, 2009 and 2013, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, 2012, Wisconsin, 2006 and Lake Placid, New York, 2015

•Duke Realty Corporation – Top 10 Office Broker Award – 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2012

•JLL Midwest Region Top 10 Producer

•JLL Midwest Executive Committee


•2012 Indianapolis Super Bowl Committee, Finance Operations

•Dynamo F.C. Soccer Club, 2010-2011, Board of Directors

•Big Brothers of Greater Indianapolis 1994-2001, Board of Directors 2007-2009

•Pathway Family Center, 1999-2000 Board of Directors

•Penrod Society, member

•CAW Inner City Football League – Fundraiser, 2008-current


•Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 1989

•Bachelor of Science – Economics

•Little 500 participant - 1989​