Sean P. Devaney

Sean P. Devaney

Managing Director

Current responsibilities
Based in the Chicago office, Sean’s responsibilities include asset disposition, recapitalization and financing services to all capital markets clients focused on industrial assets.

Sean is integrally involved in all aspects of the pre-marketing due diligence, underwriting and offering materials production processes for institutional and corporate clients as well as private owners of real estate.

In addition, Sean is involved in developing and executing sales strategies to provide the best outcome for his clients.


  • Capital Markets
  • Investment Sales
  • Equity Recapitalization
  • Debt Financing
  • Industrial and Logistics
  • Distribution and Warehouse
  • Data Centers

Years of experience
11 years

During his career, Sean has spent time on both the ownership and advisory side of commercial real estate. Prior to joining JLL, Sean worked at First Industrial Realty Trust focusing on Acquisitions and Dispositions throughout the Midwest.

Most recently, Sean worked at Bank of America in the OREO department as an Asset Manager, where he was responsible for the management and disposition of bank owned distressed real estate. Sean started his career at First Midwest Bank as a Credit Analyst in the Commercial Real Estate Group.

Key clients

  • Bank of America

  • Beacon Partners

  • Biynah Parterns

  • Cabot Properties

  • CBREI Global Investors

  • CenterPoint Properties

  • DCT Industrial

  • Duke Realty Corporation

  • First Industrial Realty Trust

  • Industrial Income Trust

  • Johnson Development

  • KTR Capital Partners

  • Northern Builders

  • Panattoni Development

  • Pizzuti

  • Prologis Trust

  • Scannell Properties

  • Sitex Property Group

  • STAG Industrial

  • USAA

  • Welsh Property Trust

Sean attended The University of Iowa where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and a concentration in Economics and Accounting.


  • National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP)
  • Young Real Estate Professionals (YREP)
  • Lakeview Pantry