Jason Stewart leads JLL's Agency Leasing team in Southwestern Pennsylvania. He joined the firm in 2011 following a 16 year career at Grubb & Ellis Company. Mr. Stewart has a primary focus on office leasing in CBD and suburban markets, representing the local holdings of a diverse mix of developers and landlords. Several of Mr. Stewart's agency leasing assignment have received the national Association of Office and Industrial Professionals' (NAIOP) Speculative Office Building of the Year award, which recognizes successful leasing execution for the region's developments and, in 2014, Mr. Stewart's Pittsburgh International Business Park won NAIOP's Best New Business Park, which was awarded for only the third time in the Chapter's history.
Mr. Stewart utilizes an acute awareness in office market conditions and has secured at-large tenants within the portfolios of the following real estate investors: The Bank of New York Mellon, Continental Real Estate, The Davis Companies, Kojaian Management Corporation, KKR and the International Steamfitters Pension Fund. Mr. Stewart has also played an active role in investment sales; including K&L Gates Center ($125M), Del Monte Center ($50M), and EQT Center ($35M).
In 2000, 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009, Mr. Stewart was named to Grubb & Ellis' Circle of Excellence, which is awarded to the company's top producers nationally. In 2008, Mr. Stewart was awarded the President's Council designation by Grubb & Ellis for outstanding production and leadership within the organization. Since joining JLL, Mr. Stewart has been recognized as a Top Achiever or Gold Achiever in each of his three years.
Michigan State University; Eli Broad Business School, 1993
National Association of Office and Industrial Professionals- Board Member, Pittsburgh Chapter
Office Recruitment and Retention Task Force, Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership