Russell Westlake

Russell Westlake

Managing Director, Brokerage

Current Responsibilities
Russ provides local leadership for the Memphis office and oversees the Mid-South region. He provides industrial clients in Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi with a full range of real estate services including general brokerage, tenant representation, landlord representation, asset management and development. Russ is an active member of the JLL Supply Chain & Logistics Solutions Practice.
 
Experience and Accomplishments
With over 33 years of diversified experience in the industry, Russ has a broad understanding of the important principles that must be incorporated into successful transactions. He has successfully negotiated over 45 million square feet of industrial lease and sale transactions, totaling in excess of $1 billion.
 
Education and Affiliations
Russ received a B.S. in Business Administration from Appalachian State University. He is actively involved in the community including Boys and Girls Club of Greater Memphis and Memphis Farmer’s Market Board of Directors.  A graduate of Leadership Memphis and The Leadership Academy – LDI Master’s Program, Russ remains an active participant in these local organizations.
 
Russ’ recent accolades include JLL Top Gun 2016-2019; MAAR Industrial Lease Tenant Broker of the Year, 2019; MAAR Sales (Misc.) Broker of the Year 2018; MAAR Commercial Broker of the Year Award, 2017; MAAR Industrial Tenant Rep Broker of the Year, 2013-2017; MAAR Pinnacle Elite President’s Award, 2010; MAAR Pinnacle Producers Club, Life Member; and CoStar Power Broker, 2006-2019.