Marcus R. Pitts

Marcus R. Pitts

Managing Director

Current responsibilities
Based at JLL’s office in Des Moines, IA, Marcus R. Pitts, CCIM, SIOR is a Manging Director specializing in both tenant and agency representation.

Marcus joined the Des Moines office in 2014 after working in the industry for 10 years at both the NAI and CBRE affiliates in Des Moines. Marcus has worked extensively in the portfolio management, tenant representation and disposition segments of Commercial Real Estate in the Iowa market. He has managed portfolios totaling over 6,000,000 SF of property with cumulative leasing and sales in excess of $250,000,000.

Marcus has been a consistent “Top Producer” for the firms he has worked for and is involved in many community philanthropic organizations.

• Multiple Large Retail Investment Sale Transactions
• Multiple Office Investment Sale Transactions
• Industrial Build-to-Suit Transaction
• Office Tenant Representation Assignments
• Office Agency Assignments
• Team Leader of Office Agency and Tenant Representation

Years of experience
13 years

Key clients
• Adventureland Amusement Park
• Anytime Fitness
• Assurance Agency
• Aveda
• Bankers Life & Casualty Co.
• Casey's General Stores
• Century Link
• Compressor Controls Corp.
• Conoco-Phillips
• CW Capital
• DRA Properties
• Engine Parts Warehouse
• FBL Financial
• Fiserv
• Fresenius Medical Care
• Godfather's Pizza
• Hudson Advisors
• Iron Mountain
• Kone, Inc.
• Monsanto
• NLV Financial
• Panera Bread
• Perficut Lawn Care
• Physiotherapy Associates, Inc.
• Pilkington North America
• Roper Industries
• Schwan’s Food Service
• Securitas
• Sogeti
• Stryker Corp.
• United Rentals, Inc.
• Whirlpool

• 2005 ICREA “Rising Star” Award
• 2007 Forty Under 40 Class – Des Moines Business Record
• 2013 NAI Global Elite Honoree

• B.A. University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA, 2003

• Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)
• Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
• Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO)