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Keely Polczynski Joins JLL Capital Markets from CBRE

Keely Polczynski has joined JLL’s Capital Markets sales team as a Managing Director. She will report to Senior Managing Directors Danny Kaufman and Jaime Fink, who co-lead JLL’s Chicago Capital Markets team.

Polczynski will lead the firm’s Midwest Retail Investment Sales platform in Chicago with Senior Director Michael Nieder. She will also continue focusing on transactions involving urban and high street assets in Chicago and throughout the U.S.

Prior to JLL, Polczynski spent the past 20 years with CBRE, most recently serving as Senior Vice President with the Capital Markets Institutional Properties team. She provided solutions for clients, including private equity funds, life insurance companies, pension funds and public and private REITS.

Polczynski was a top producer, with sales exceeding $5 billion, and ranked in the top 10% of CBRE brokers nationally. She has a bachelor’s degree in finance from Murray State University and an MBA in finance from Northwestern University.


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Jasmine Kilman is Content Director of Connect Commercial Real Estate, covering Chicago and greater Chicagoland, the Midwest, Seattle, and the Pacific Northwest. She covers industry trends, transaction deals, market research, and produces daily news stories. With experience in marketing and communications for academic nonprofits and corporate clients, including Hearst Media, Hilton, and Coldwell Banker, Kilman has written about commercial real estate, environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG), technology, healthcare, and philanthropy. She was born and raised in California and graduated with a degree in public relations. In her spare time, Kilman enjoys hiking and traveling to new locations with her family.

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