Kevin Bender

Kevin Bender

Managing Director and IPS Transaction Practice Lead, Southwest Region

Kevin serves as a Managing Director and a Team Leader for Integrated Portfolio Management (IPS) in Southern California. He brings with him 23 years of industry experience.

Kevin exclusively represents tenants in the leasing, acquisition and disposition of commercial office properties, and has successfully completed over 5,000,000 square feet of office lease transactions throughout his 23-year career.

Kevin has deep expertise in the Orange County and Downtown Los Angeles Office markets, and market-leading experience representing Fortune 500 companies and top services firms in high-profile headquarters assignments and complex occupier transactions

Kevin has consistently ranked among the top Southern California tenant representation professionals.  A talented strategist and negotiator, Kevin is also skilled at multi-market portfolio management.  He leverages JLL’s Lease Administration, Consulting, Financial, Economic Forecasting, and market expertise to ensure companies optimize their national real estate portfolio.

Having represented many of the leading professional service firms in lease transactions across the Western U.S.,  Kevin is an expert at identifying locations that fit his clients’ operational, financial and qualitative requirements—and at negotiating best-in-market lease terms while retaining the flexibility for his clients to adapt to business and industry changes. He is widely regarded as a market expert and is frequently sought after for speaking and panel engagements and to provide insight into the Orange County and Downtown Los Angeles Office markets.