Monday, February 20, 2017

JLL Promotes Seven Brokers Across Multiple Phoenix Business Lines

Top row L to R: Andrew Medley, Chris Corney, Trevor Pratt, Charles Steele
Bottom row L to R: Steve Larsen, Riley Gilbert, Kyle Westfall

PHOENIX, AZ, Feb. 20, 2017 – The Phoenix office of JLL has promoted seven brokers across multiple business lines, representing a strong and steady evolution of the local office team. These promotions include: Andrew Medley, Chris Corney and Trevor Pratt in the Tenant Representation division; Steve Larsen, Riley Gilbert and Kyle Westfall in the Industrial division; and Charles Steele in the Capital Markets Group.

“Each of these brokers serve JLL with their exceptional market knowledge, integrity and unparalleled work ethic,” said JLL Senior Managing Director Dennis Desmond. “We appreciate all that they do to support our team and, more importantly, to create success for our clients.”

In the Tenant Representation division, Andrew Medley has been promoted from Executive Vice President to Managing Director, and Chris Corney and Trevor Pratt have been promoted from Associate to Vice President.

Medley exclusively represents tenants through leasing, facility and site acquisition, with key clients including Isagenix, Orcutt Winslow, 360 Cloud Solutions, VIP Mortgage and 41st Parameter. Since joining JLL in 2008, Medley has earned multiple honors for his transaction success, including Top Achiever and Top Gun (top 10 percent of the company).

Corney represents corporate and governmental entities in facility and site acquisitions and dispositions. A broker with JLL since 2012, and named a JLL Top Achiever in 2016, Corney has assisted with significant local and national accounts including the State of Arizona, City of Phoenix and UnitedHealth Group.

Dennis Desmond
With a background in finance, marketing and real estate, Pratt serves a broad range of corporate tenants in facility and site acquisition, strategic planning and lease review and negotiations. Since joining JLL in 2012, he has helped serve clients including HomeStreet Bank, Eide Bailly and Unum Group.

“These are experienced brokers who have advised their clients through very historic economic times,” said JLL Managing Director Pat Williams. “Their hard work has helped to establish a host of new companies in Phoenix and created environments in which existing companies can thrive and grow.”

In JLL’s Capital Markets Group, Charles Steele has been promoted from Senior Vice President to Executive Vice President, with a focus on multifamily investment sales and equity procurement ranging from $10 to more than $100 million in markets across the Southwest. Since joining JLL less than five years ago, Steele has advised on more than $800 million in transactions.

In JLL’s Industrial division, Steve Larsen has been promoted from Vice President to Senior Vice President, and Riley Gilbert and Kyle Westfall have been promoted from Associate to Vice President.

A 10-year industry veteran, Larsen specializes in industrial building and land sales, leasing and build-to-suit transactions for developers, landlords and tenants, with an emphasis on Phoenix’s Southeast submarket. Since joining JLL in 2012, he has completed more than 6.7 million square feet of industrial dispositions totaling more than $1.2 billion.

Gilbert serves institutional and private industrial real estate owners and corporate tenants throughout metro Phoenix. He joined JLL in 2011 and has completed more than 200 transactions totaling more than 4.4 million square feet for clients including DCT, Merit Partners, ViaWest, Becton Dickinson and M+W Group.

Westfall, a 9-year industrial real estate specialist, represents industrial occupiers and landlords across the metro market. Since joining JLL in 2013, Westfall and his team have completed more than 265 transactions. Westfall brings together technology, strategy and industry knowledge to serve clients including Clarion Partners, LBA Realty, Tire’s Warehouse Inc. and Fred Jones Enterprises LLC.

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Stacey Hershauer
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