Biography

TRANSWESTERN ROLE

Jonathan serves as a Vice President with Transwestern’s tenant advisory + workplace solutions group in Chicago, specializing in office tenant advisory and representation. He has experience representing clients in professional services, legal, technology and manufacturing industries, executing local and multi-national portfolio transactions on behalf of Fortune 500 organizations as well as small and mid-sized organizations. He develops comprehensive, data-driven real estate strategies to support his clients’ highest objectives and meet the demands of their tomorrow. Jonathan has earned a reputation as a thought leader for corporate real estate strategies and workplace trends as they relate to recruiting and retaining top talent.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Since joining Transwestern in 2012, Jonathan has advised clients and completed transactions totaling over $300 million in aggregate value. Within the last two years, Jonathan has executed over 80 transactions on behalf of clients in California, Georgia, Illinois, Missouri, Minnesota, New Jersey, Texas, Washington D.C., Connecticut. Recently, Jonathan and his team partnered with W.R. Berkley to identify and create efficiencies with the consolidation of 15 independent business units, from eight leases in six downtown Chicago office buildings into one, 69,000 square foot, cohesive facility. Jonathan also recently represented Colony Display in a new, 294,000 SF headquarters lease in suburban Chicago.
 
Prior to joining Transwestern, Jonathan served as operations manager for Towne Park, a staffing company that provides hospitality personnel for more than 400 client hotels and healthcare facilities nationwide. He was responsible for overall department operations and financial performance at some of the world’s largest resorts including the Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin and World Center Marriott. Jonathan’s efforts contributed to a companywide growth of over $100 Million from 2007-2012.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION / RECOGNITION

  • Transwestern Midwest Deal of the Year, 2019
  • CoreNet Global, Chicago Chapter, Young Leader Award, 2017
  • CoreNet Global, Chicago Chapter, Board Member since 2018
  • American Cancer Society of Chicago, Associate Board of Ambassadors since 2015

EDUCATION

Jonathan received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Central Florida. He is a licensed real estate broker in the State of Illinois.

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