Steven Pejza, MAI

Steven Pejza, MAI

Senior Director

Current responsibilities

Steven Pejza serves as Senior Director in the JLL Value and Risk Advisory Practice and is the Atlanta multi-housing team lead. In this role, he is focused on performing appraisal services for multi-family properties, including conventional, affordable, mixed-use, and proposed projects. In addition, he is actively engaged in the development and management of the appraisal staff.


Prior to joining JLL, Mr. Pejza spent 14 years with CBRE, where he served as Vice President in their valuation and advisory group with a focus on multifamily housing. He entered the real estate industry in 2000 with PricewaterhouseCoopers, followed by spells at Cushman & Wakefield, and Duff & Phelps. He has extensive experience appraising a variety of commercial property types including conventional, student, and affordable apartments, mixeduse, office, industrial, retail, land, and special-purpose properties. In addition, he is versed in specialty valuations for Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae SBL products, financial reporting, and purchase price allocations. The JLL Multihousing Valuation Advisory team conducts assignments throughout the United States across a broad spectrum of property types, including conventional apartments, HUD and affordable projects, student housing, Freddie and Fannie agency debt, and complex mixed-use developments.


  • Georgia Institute of Technology – Master of City Planning 
  • Indiana University, Bloomington – Bachelor of Science, Environmental Science


  • Designated Member of The Appraisal Institute (MAI)

Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in the following States:

  • Alabama
  • Georgia
  • Tennessee