Brian J. Smith
Executive Managing Director/SFL Industrial Lead
For the past 20+ years Brian has solely focused on Industrial Real Estate in S Florida. He leads a team of high caliber advisors who take a holistic approach to analyzing each client’s needs, providing a customized solution. His expertise includes tenant and landlord representation, buyer and seller representation, land sales, corporate build to suits and business park leasing. Brian's clientele consists of large corporations, medium to large owner/users, developers, private trusts and multiple REIT’s. Some recent clients include EastGroup Properties, Noven Pharmaceutical, Prologis, MDH Partners, Blackstone, Iron Mountain, Toll Global, Brookfield Logistics Partners and Transgroup Forwarding. Brian has completed well over $2,000,000,000 in industrial transactions, ranking consistently as a top performer nationally.
In addition to his brokerage practice, Brian serves as Industrial Lead for the South Florida region. In this capacity he is responsible for managing and refining the industrial division to ensure a high level of expertise and service, consistent with a Fortune 500 organization of JLL’s standards.
Brian is also a member of JLL's Industrial Executive Council. A specialized, hand-selected group of 25 leaders tasked with guiding the practice on a national level.