Walter Wahlfeldt

Walter Wahlfeldt

Executive Vice President, Retail Corporate Services, Midwest Retail Lead

Current Responsibilities:

Mr. Wahlfeldt currently oversees Retail Corporate Services nationally at JLL. In this role, Mr. Wahlfeldt oversees four teams and their unique service offerings:

  • Retail Strategic Services (strategic consulting based on analytics, GIS and statistical modeling)
  • Restructuring (lease renewals, restructuring, disposition, and bankruptcy services)
  • Transaction Management (flexible, outsourced staffing & process solutions for retailers)
  • Premier Retail Strategic Consulting (national and international consulting and tenant representation for specialty retail– high street, mall and outlet mall)

A partial list of his past and current representative clients include: Nike, Google, Black Rifle Coffee Company, T-Mobile, Kroger, FedEx Office, Darden, United Health Care and Advance Auto Parts.
Mr. Wahlfeldt also serves directly as JLL's Midwest Retail Lead managing both Tenant Representation and Agency brokerage services.


Mr. Wahlfeldt is a senior level executive with over 30 years of real estate experience. Prior to his position at JLL, Mr. Wahlfeldt was a Senior Director of Real Estate for The Standard Group where he provided outsourced transaction management and consulting services to retailers nationally including Hollywood Video, Baja Fresh, Bright Now Dental and Palm Beach Tan. He also worked as the Vice President/Senior Leasing Representative at Friedman Properties and a Vice President of Leasing for The Walken Company.

Education and Affiliations:

Mr. Wahlfeldt received a bachelors of science in communications from the University of Illinois. He is also a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).