Whitten Morris

Whitten Morris

Managing Director, Brokerage

Current Responsibilities:

Whitten Morris is a Managing Director in JLL’s New York office.  Mr. Morris specializes in representing tenants and landlord throughout the Tri-State Region with a particular focus on the Brooklyn market. He has become valued counsel to several prominent landlords who value his deep knowledge of the marketplace and his ability to help landlords define clear objectives, create effective and creative marketing strategies, and negotiate complex transactions. Within the Brooklyn market, Mr. Morris is recognized industry wide as an expert in representing both landlords and tenants navigate the unique characteristics of the borough relative to the Manhattan market.  Mr. Morris works in collaboration with his clients to leverage market conditions in order to achieve and exceed business targets. 


Prior to joining JLL in 2019, Mr. Morris opened and led the Brooklyn office for Newmark Knight Frank.  Before joining Newmark, Mr. Morris worked at Cushman & Wakefield.


Tenant representation

  • Federal Reserve
  • Cozen O’Conner
  • Allen & Co
  • Expedia
  • Visiting Nurse Service of New York
  • Granger Asset Management
  • CRM Capital
  • Cityblock Health
  • Mission North
  • Frank Collective

Owner representation

  • 2 Park Avenue, 900,000 r.s.f
  • 25 Kent, 520,000 r.s.f
  • 57 Willoughby, 120,000 r.s.f
  • DUMBO Heights, 1,200,000  r.s.f.
  • 320/360 Wythe, 90,000 r.s.f.
  • 203 Jay Street, 90,000 r.s.f.


Mr. Morris earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Williams College in 1998.  He resides in Brooklyn Heights with his wife and their two children. 

Representative clients

  • RFR 
  • Flank Development
  • Related Group
  • GreenOak Capital 
  • Morgan Stanley SL Green
  • Meadow Partners 
  • Rubenstein Partners 
  • THOR Equities Murray Hill Properties 
  • CASPI Development
  • Belvedere Capital