JLL Taps Jamie Smithson, Conor Welton to Expand Single-Family-Rental Team
JLL has welcomed senior director Jamie Smithson and director Conor Welton to its national single-family rental team. Both team members are current members of JLL capital markets and sit in the Atlanta, GA office.
Since joining JLL in 2019, Smithson and Welton have spent the last three years with the firm focusing on land investment advisory. In these roles they have successfully executed $450 million of land transactions that represent $2 billion in total developed market capitalization.
Both team members will maintain their functions within land advisory, and this new opportunity will serve as an extension of their current roles. Smithson and Welton will concentrate on investment sales both locally and nationally within the SFR team.
Single-family rentals across the Sun Belt have continued to achieve double-digit rent growth year-over-year with the Atlanta market seeing a 12% increase, according to JLL. Photo, l-r: Smithson, Welton
Lisa McDuffie arrives at ConnectCRE via REALTOR® world, where she served for nearly two decades as communications director for one of the nation’s largest REALTOR® organizations. She supported two membership-elected presidents who were commercial real estate practitioners, and managed the communications initiatives of the organization’s commercial special interest group.
When not following the latest commercial real estate news, Lisa is zeroed in on her charismatic off-the-track thoroughbred as she makes the transition from an utterly failed racehorse to a lovely show hunter.
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