Kurt Kittner is a Managing Director with JLL representing users of real estate in multiple facets of their commercial real estate needs including long-term strategic planning, leasing, and asset acquisitions and dispositions.
Kurt is responsible for formulating and implementing solutions to complex real estate related matters critical to meeting his clients goals and objectives.
For the past eight years, Kurt has focused solely on tenant representation for corporate clients and local Chicago based firms, leveraging JLLs platform and depth of resources.
In 2014, he closed 44 office, industrial and data center transactions totaling 1.75 million s.f. for a lease value of $95 million. He was named a Top Achiever in 2010-2013 and a Gold Achiever is 2014.
Kurt joined JLL from The Staubach Company through a merger of the two firms. Prior to that, he played two seasons for the Atlanta Falcons, which drafted him in the fifth-round, and then and one season with the Chicago Bears.
In 2005, he won World Bowl MVP honors while leading the Amsterdam Admirals to a league championship. Kurt and his wife have two children and live in Glen Ellyn, Illinois.
Bachelors Degree in Finance from University of Illinois College of Business, 2002
Starting quarterback for the Illini (1998-2001), led the team to the MicronPCS.com Bowl, Sugar Bowl and the 2001 Big Ten Championship.
As a senior, he was a Heisman Trophy Candidate and named to the All-Big Ten Team.
Board Member, MS Society Cohn Weil Golf Outing
Advisory Board Member, Action for Healthy Kids