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Nick Jacobs

Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL)

Managing Director

Job Functions: Investment Sales & Acquisitions, Tenant Representation


Nick serves as a single point of contact and trusted resource for his clients' most sensitive, complex projects. He built the Pittsburgh global portfolio management department, providing leasing and sale consulting services to his growing client base. His team supports both global and domestic corporations as the exclusive provider for 2,200 locations, completing transactions covering 100 million square feet and $1 Billion. Key portfolio clients include Ally Financial, Koppers, Wabtec, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Amdocs, Evoqua and AAA.


Nick started his career in 1996 in agency leasing for CBRE in Washington DC. He co-founded a boutique brokerage firm in Georgetown specializing in tenant representation, agency leasing, and investment sales. In 2007, Nick joined JLL where he spent his first five years representing the global portfolios of MetLife and Unisys.


Key Highlights


Project experience in more than 50 countries;


Achieved $80M + in cost savings on behalf of his clients in 2019.


Managed the new Global HQ for Wabtec / GE Transportation.


Completion of 2,000+ transactions worldwide.


Nick earned his degree from the University of Pittsburgh. He has been licensed Salesperson in Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington, D.C. since 1996. Nick has achieved JLL's highest level of achievement as Top Gun for three years. He has received CoStar's Power Broker Award each year since 2008 and was named in the Pittsburgh Business Times "Top Office Leases and Renewals". He was awarded office lease of the year for Pittsburgh CBD in 2016, and also held 4 of the top 25 transactions on the Book of Lists Largest New Leases in 2016. He currently serves as a board member on JLL's National Brokerage Leadership Council.

Areas of Interest

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