Leading Transwestern’s Government Services advisory group in Washington, DC, Lucy Kitchin represents owners and investors of government leased real estate on both regional and national levels. Lucy advises clients on strategies to attract and retain government tenants, providing brokerage and advisory services that include financial evaluation, RFP development and lease negotiation. A federal real estate expert and former Capital Hill staffer, Lucy brings her wealth of political knowledge to advise her clients on how to maximize their real estate.


Prior to joining Transwestern, Lucy served as managing director with the Government Investor Services group at JLL where she was responsible for comprehensive real estate advisory services focused on leasing transactions with the federal government on behalf of owners and investors. Over her career, Lucy has completed approximately 15 million square feet in government leases, including transactions for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the Department of Education, the Department of Defense, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, among many others.
Lucy’s notable deals include:
Nuveen – 2850 New York Avenue, NE – Renewal of DC Department of General Services (DGS). 221,000 RSF, 7 years.
Invesco – 550 12th Street, SW.  Renewal of Department of Education (DOE).  290,000 RSF, 15 years.
Peter N. G. Schwartz – Camp Springs, MD.  New lease for Citizen and Immigration Services (CIS).  575,000, 15 years.
The Duffie Companies – Silver Spring, MD.   New lease for Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2009, renewal in 2019.  50,000 RSF, 10 years & 15 years.
Boyd Watterson Asset Management – 90 K Street, NE.  Renewal for US Parole Commission.  22,000 RSF, 10 years.
The RMR Group – 12795 Alameda Parkway – Lakewood, CO.  Renewal for National Park Service (NPS).  160,000, 5 years.
The RMR Group – 211 L Street – Sacramento, CA.  Renewal for State of California.  150,000 RSF, 8 years.
Global Logistic Properties – Florence, KY.  Renewal for Internal Revenue Service (IRS), warehouse.  121,000 RSF, 10 years.
Prudential – 6100 Executive Boulevard – Rockville, MD.  Renewal for National Cancer Institute (NCI). 130,000 RSF, 5 years


Member Eisenhower Partnership
Alexandria First Night Board
WBJ Deal of the Year Nominee, 2018
WBJ Deal of the Year Nominee, 2015
CREBA Million Dollar Club 2011
Bisnow’s 35 Under 35


Lucy received a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.