CBRE’s John Gilbert Transfers to JLL as Managing Director in Orlando

Jones Lang LaSalle Inc. has recently welcomed John Gilbert to its Orlando team. Gilbert was hired as managing director in early July and he will focus on growing the firm’s office agency leasing practice in the Central Florida market.

Jones Lang LaSalle Inc. has recently welcomed John Gilbert to its Orlando team. Gilbert was hired as managing director in early July and he will focus on growing the firm’s office agency leasing practice in the Central Florida market.

JLL is a professional services and investment management firm with over 200 corporate offices in 75 countries, employing 650 specialists in Florida only. The firm offers specialized real estate services to owners, tenants and investors alike. With annual fee revenue of $4 billion, it provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 3 billion square feet and has completed $99 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions last year.

Formerly a Senior Vice President in the Orlando market for CBRE, Gilbert has spent the past 14 years working in the area and has more than 20 years of experience behind his back in the commercial real estate industry. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a specialization in finance and real estate from Florida State University in Tallahassee. According to a written announcement released by JLL, the veteran office broker has completed more than 650 sale and lease transactions over his career, totaling more than $590 million in value. He has represented investors as well as institutional and private owners.

As an active member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, Gilbert is a licensed real estate salesperson in Florida. The Orlando Chapter of NAIOP has granted Gilbert the Office Broker of the Year Award in 2007 and 2012.

Image source: John Gilbert via LinkedIn