Steve Ostrowski

Steve Ostrowski

Managing Director

Steve Ostrowski is a Managing Director of the JLL Midwest Industrial Services team where he is focused on developing long-term client relationships with strategic partners. Steve represents institutional, corporate and private entities in the sale, lease and acquisition of industrial real estate assets and land sites concentrated on supply chain optimization. He is a member of the JLL Industrial Food & Beverage Group, and the JLL Port, Airport and Global Infrastructure Group.

Steve has been a real estate advisor with Jones Lang LaSalle since 2010 and is a seasoned professional with more than 20 years of related industrial sales experience. The core of Steve’s expertise and experience is centered on site identification and acquisition, dispositions and lease negotiations, as well as strategic advisory, financial underwriting and economic forecasting.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Studies from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL
  • M.B.A. in Finance from Loyola University Chicago
  • Steve was a four-year letter-winner, a two-time all-Big Ten Honoree and team captain on the North western University football team. Steve earned Gamma Phi Beta distinction while attending the Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University Chicago.

Affiliations

  • North western University Alumni Association, NCLUB and North western Gridiron Network member, 1994-2020
  • Loyola University Supply and Value Chain Center advisory board member, 2013-2019
  • Midwest Rail Shippers Association member, 2015-2020
  • Chicago Traffic Club member, 2015-2020

Awards / Recognition

  • 2018 Winner: Greater Chicago Food Depository Industrial Broker of the Year (Keith Stauber & Steve Ostrowski)
  • 2017 Winner: NAIOP, Industrial Build to Suit of the Year (Elion Partners/RidgePort Logistics Center, 1,500,000 SF)
  • 2017 Finalist: Greater Chicago Food Depository Build to Suit of the Year (Elion Partner & General Mills, 1,500,000 SF)
  • 2017: JLL “National Top Achiever" Designation
  • 2016 Winner: NAIOP, Industrial Speculative Development of the Year (Ridge Development Company / Building Charlie, RidgePort Logistics Center, 799,000 SF)
  • 2016 Finalist: NAIOP, Industrial Transaction of the Year (Ridge Development Company / Batory Foods, RidgePort Logistics Center, 678,000 SF)
  • 2016 Finalist: NAIOP, Industrial Transaction of the Year (Ridge Development Company / Post Brands, RidgePort Logistics Center, 799,000 SF)
  • 2016: JLL “National Top Achiever" Designation
  • 2015 Finalist: Frank Mahoney Award for Excellence in Industrial Real Estate
  • 2015: JLL “National Top Achiever" Designation
  • 2014 Winner: CoStar “Chicago Power Broker”
  • 2014 Finalist: Greater Chicago Food Depository Industrial Broker Team of the Year (Keith Stauber & Steve Ostrowski)
  • 2014 Finalist: Greater Chicago Food Depository Deal of the Year (Ridge Development Company / Michelin, RidgePort Logistics Center, Wilmington, 1,700,000 SF)
  • 2014 Finalist: NAIOP Industrial Development of the Year (Ridge Development Company /Michelin, RidgePort Logistics Center, Wilmington, 1,700,000 SF)
  • 2014 Finalist: NAIOP Broker Transaction of the Year – Industrial (RidgePort Logistics Center, Wilmington, 1,700,000 SF)
  • 2014: JLL “National Top Achiever" Designation
  • 2012 Finalist: NAIOP Broker Transaction of the Year-Suburban Office (Ares Management /Chicago Off ice Technology Group, Remington Lakes Business Center, Bolingbrook,125,448 SF)
  • 2011 Finalist: NAIOP Industrial Investment Sales Transaction of the Year (JP Morgan/Molto Capital LLC, Speedway Logistics Center, 575,024 SF)
  • Chicagoland Food & Beverage Network member (2019, 2020)
  • Association of Industrial Real Estate member (2014-2020)
  • NAIOP Chicago board member (2019, 2020)