Jonathan Geanakos

Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL)

Executive Managing Director, Capital Markets, Global Co-Head/Investor Client Relations

Job Functions: Executive, Capital Markets, Corporate Finance & Net Lease, Debt & Structured Finance, Debt Advisory, Equity Placement, Investment Sales & Acquisitions


​​​Jonathan brings more than 30 years of real estate finance and investment experience to his current role of Executive Managing Director, JLL Americas Capital Markets. As a member of the JLL Capital Markets Executive Committee (EC), his focus is co-leading the Global Investor Client Relations platform across the Americas, EMEA, and Asia Pacific, providing unrivaled investment perspectives to JLL clients and creating new opportunities across the globe.


In order to drive increased market share opportunities for JLL beyond their Capital Markets business, Jonathan also leads a national business development task force with JLL Corporate Solutions, Higher Education, and Public Institutions leadership teams to deliver monetization strategies to a broad cross sections of JLL clients across the Americas - ranging from corporate finance and sale leaseback options, to the disposition of nonstrategic building and land holdings.


Lastly, Jonathan provides EC leadership to JLL's newly established Capital Markets Diversity Committee to enhance Education, Recruitment, and Retention efforts for minority and female capital market advisors and analysts.


As a member of the JLL Americas Capital Markets Executive Committee, Jonathan and his senior partners lead a team of over 2,000 real estate specialists offering services across the real estate life cycle, from debt and equity placement to investment sales and acquisitions, strategic advisory, corporate finance and net lease, and more. As the world's most trusted capital markets real estate advisor, JLL executes more than $1.2 Billion in transactions every working day.


Jon is both an Advisory Board Member of the University of Massachusetts at Lowell's Manning School of Business and its Athletic Department. He's also a Global Governing Trustee and member of the Global Exchange Council of the Urban Land Institute.

Areas of Interest

Risk Profile
Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Ground Lease, Loan Purchase, Opportunity Zone, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation
Property Type