Kris Bjorson

Kris Bjorson

Executive Managing Director, Retail Industrial Taskforce Lead | Americas Industrial Brokerage

​​Current responsibilities
Kris Bjorson is responsible for the development and management of the Retail/e-commerce Distribution group and member of the Global Industrial Board for JLL.  With a focus on maximizing business results for corporations, he also co-founded the Supply Chain & Logistics Solutions practice which integrates supply chain strategy through industrial real estate implementation.  His leadership skills and unparalleled knowledge of the real estate, logistics and retail industries continue to be valuable assets in exceeding clients’ expectations.

Over his 23-year career, Kris has completed nearly $4 billion of industrial real estate transactions.  At JLL, he has been recognized as the #1 global industrial services professional and Champion of Excellence", the most prestigious honor awarded for consistently achieving high quality service ratings from clients and team members.  Kris served for the first 13 years with The Staubach Company in Cincinnati, Cleveland and Chicago where he led the Midwest Industrial Services business and founded the Logistics Practice Group.  Kris is globally requested as a speaker at real estate, logistics and retail industry events and contributor on thought leadership articles.

B.S. (Magna Cum Laude) | Finance | University of Cincinnati

  • ​Society of Industrial and Office Realtors ® (SIOR)​
  • Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA)​
  • Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)​
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP)​​​
​​Representative Clients
  • ​Advance Auto
  • Ball Corporation
  • Berkshire Hathaway
  • Berry Plastics
  • Bridgestone
  • Dick's Sporting Goods
  • Dollar General
  • Duracell
  • Exel/DHL
  • General Cable
  • Kellogg's
  • McDonald's
  • MillerCoors
  • Navistar
  • New Belgium Brewery
  • ODW Logistics
  • Office Depot
  • Reyes Holdings
  • Stone Brewing Co.
  • Under Armour
  • Walgreens
  • ​Walmart