Current Responsibilities Pete Talman serves as a team leader for clients requiring the most sophisticated combination of expertise, transaction experience and negotiating prowess. Pete manages key client portfolio relationships including B Braun Medical, The Guardian Life Insurance Company and New Penn Financial. Current and very-recent engagements include Morgan Lewis (289,000 rsf – Philadelphia), Marsh (102,000 rsf – Philadelphia), ACE USA (156,000 rsf - Philadelphia), Aetna (61,000 rsf – Allentown), Endo Pharmaceuticals (298,000 rsf – Malvern), B Braun Medical (125,000 rsf – Bethlehem), The Guardian (45,000 rsf – Bethlehem) and Pepper Hamilton (261,000 rsf – Philadelphia).
Experience Pete has thirty-five years of commercial site selection, leasing, development and acquisition experience. He has been involved in more than two thousand separate lease transactions valuing well in excess of $3.0 billion for both owner/investor and tenant clients. Pete’s thought leadership and deal-making creativity consistently yield results that exceed his clients’ expectations, and he excels in the creation and use of leverage. Since 2000, teams led by Pete have been nominated four times as a finalist for the Philadelphia Business Journal’s Top Lease of the Year awards, twice winning the Top Suburban Lease of the Year Award.
Pete is also recognized as perhaps the single most active tenant-rep office broker in the Lehigh Valley. In addition to recently relocating Alfred Benesch Engineers and extending Aetna’s lease, he also represents Aesculap, Andesa Services, American Heart Association T-Mobile, Cisco, Lehigh University, Telerx and CAPS. Pete joined Jones Lang LaSalle following its July 2008 merger with The Staubach Company where Pete was Senior Vice President and Co-Managing Principal of Staubach’s Philadelphia office. Pete has earned Staubach and Jones Lang LaSalle honors as Top Achiever and Top Gun.
Education and Affiliations Pete is a highly-regarded teacher and mentor in the profession, and has lectured for the National Business Institute, CLE International, the Philadelphia Bar Association, the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Education and numerous real estate organizations. He was a frequent contributing author to “The Corridor Real Estate Journal” and “The Tri-State Real Estate Journal.”