Kimarie Ankenbrand

Kimarie Ankenbrand

Managing Director - Raleigh Lead

Current Responsibilities

Kimarie is the Broker Lead of the Raleigh-Durham office and works with corporate users to develop real estate solutions to help solve complex business challenges, enable cultural and organizational change and achieve sustainable financial results. Kimarie is also responsible for growing the JLL Raleigh business, acquiring and developing top talent and fostering an innovative and inclusive culture.


Before moving to the Raleigh-Durham area, Kimarie had 14 years of experience in the Dallas-Fort Worth market where she brings over five years of experience in corporate strategy and finance. Her corporate experience and analytical background brings a skill set to the table that is beneficial in helping clients grow their business and navigate complex real estate transactions that have a direct impact on their workforce.

Education and Affiliations

Kimarie earned her Masters Degree in Finance and an undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University, where she was a member of the Texas A&M Division I Women’s Swimming Team. Kimarie was named to Real Estate Forum’s “Women to Watch” in 2018, Globe St. 2019 Women of Influence, TBJ’s 2020 class of 40 under 40, a part of JLL’s Women’s Business Network, Leadership Counsel Advisory Board Alumni, National Grow Our People co-lead and Mentor/Protégé Class (2014/2018). Kimarie is on the Raleigh Chamber Board of Directors, RTRP Executive Committee, 50 Group and NACEO member. Outside of the office she enjoys exploring North Carolina with her husband and two sons.

Representative clients:

  • nCino
  • Merz
  • Rushmore 
  • ChannelAdvisor
  • NC State University
  • Mycovia 
  • FM Systems