Philip Geiger

Philip Geiger

Managing Director, Brokerage

​Current responsibilities

Based at JLL’s Chicago downtown office, Phil Geiger is a Senior Vice President specializing in tenant representation only. Phil joined the Chicago office in 2007 after spending three years in JLL’s Boston, Massachusetts office.


In 2007, Phil joined one of the most successful tenant representation teams in the City of Chicago who were honored with Crain’s Chicago Business; “Broker of the Year” Award, 2005, 2007 and 2008.

Phil uses his market intelligence to leverage multiple market alternatives for his clients in order to negotiate the best economic terms available. His “on the ground” market knowledge has assisted in helping his clients in acquisition and lease disposition strategies as well as aligning these strategies with core objectives. His foremost objective is to assist his clients in creatively solving some of the efficiency issues faced by many organizations in today’s changing economic environment. Since 2010, Phil has worked with some of the more notable non-profits in Chicago. He has ample experience bridging the gap and building consensus amongst senior leadership and board members. Notable non profit clients include, School of the Art Institute of Chicago (1 million square foot real estate portfolio leased and owned), Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), Catapult Technology Incubator, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Chicago, Illinois Insurance Guaranty Fund, Openlands, Lloyd A. Fry Foundation and Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance. Phil currently lives in Wilmette with his wife and two young children.

ClientSize (S.F.)
School of the Art Institute of Chicago1MM SF Portfolio
Newark Electronics / Premier Farnell65,000
Braintree Payments Inc / PayPal65,000
IMC Financial Markets50,000
Vibes Media25,000
XR Trading26,000
Claro Group20,000
TransMarket Group20,000
Interactive Data Corporation20,000
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Chicago15,000
New York Life Insurance Co.15,000
First Northern Credit Union12,000
Catapult Technology Incubator12,000
Illinois Insurance Guaranty Fund10,000
Midwest Energy Alliance10,000
Lloyd A. Fry Foundation8,500


  • 2006 Rookie of the Year Finalist
  • 2012 JLL Young Gun of the Year
  • Chicago Executive Committee Young Gun Representative
  • 2014 JLL Mentor/Protégé Program
  • 2014 JLL Top Achiever Award
  • 2015 JLL Gold Achiever Award


  • B.A. Colby College, Waterville, ME, 2004


  • Licensed Real Estate Broker, Illinois
  • Young Office Brokers Association (YOBA)