Rob Kolar

Rob Kolar

Division President, Technology

Current responsibilities

Rob Kolar leads the Technology Industry team dedicated to helping clients create, shape and manage the future of work by enhancing the performance of their workplaces, real estate portfolios and people.

With a client-first mindset and passion for building the best teams, Rob propels opportunities for JLL clients in the technology sector by utilizing innovative and sustainable ways of working. Rob and his team leverage real-time data and research to outperform client expectations and improve spaces.

Previous experience

Prior to his current role, Rob was President of the West Division for our Work Dynamics business sector with direct oversight of more than 1,000 employees. Solutions ranged from integrated facilities management (IFM), transactions, project management, lease administration, engineering, energy management, to strategic consulting and capital markets.

Rob’s career is encapsulated by his longstanding relationships with some of the most prolific tech-focused global organizations. Since joining JLL in 2004, he has embraced market-leading digital solutions that drive success for his clients and JLL teams.

Prior to joining JLL, Rob worked for Stanford University in their Major Repairs and Planned Projects group. During his time at Stanford, he managed projects and utility spend for 4M square feet of office space, residences and dining facilities.


Rob holds an MBA from Santa Clara University, undergraduate degree from San Jose State University, and a Masters of Corporate Real Estate (MCR) from CoreNet Global.


A fervent champion for diversity, equity and inclusion, Rob is the executive sponsor of JLL’s business resource group Women’s Business Network (WBN) for the Northern California and Pacific Northwest chapter.

Located in the Bay Area, Rob is ideally located near his Silicon Valley clients and is an avid member of the local CoreNet chapter.

Rob sits on the board of directors and is House Captain for Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley, a volunteer organization that maintains affordable housing by undertaking critical repairs and accessibility modifications for low-income homeowners and community centers at no cost to the recipients.