JLL Boosts Industrial Presence in Bay Area

High-power, seven-person team led by Glen Dowling and Matthew Bracco brings array of service offerings to clients from North Bay to Central Valley

SAN FRANCISCO, October 29, 2015 – Industrial occupiers throughout Northern California are faced with limited options in today’s market as constraints on new development and increasing demand bring pressure on the availability of modern, efficient industrial product.


Against this backdrop, JLL has moved to provide its clients with market-leading insight and expertise by announcing the addition of a seven-person team of industrial experts led by managing directors Glen Dowling and Matt Bracco. The team also includes senior vice president, Chris Neeb; vice presidents Tony Sarno and Christopher Burns; senior associate Reese Iyer; and senior brokerage specialist Laura Duffy.

“The needs of our clients throughout the Bay Area continue to develop as the regional economy expands and diversifies to accommodate the growth of ecommerce. The addition of Glen and Matt’s veteran expertise and highly skilled team in the North and East Bay complements our existing teams around the Bay, as well as our significant industrial presence in Sacramento and the Central Valley,” said Elizabeth Hearle, Northwest Market Director, JLL.

Matthew Bracco

The Dowling-Bracco team, based in San Rafael and Walnut Creek, will primarily be focused on assisting clients with industrial and office real estate needs in Northern California markets specializing in Marin, Napa, Sonoma, Solano, and Contra Costa counties as well as in the Central Valley. The team’s clients include many of the largest tenants and institutional landlords in the region.

“We are thrilled to have the extremely talented Dowling-Bracco team join JLL,” said Tom Maloney, head of JLL’s East Bay office. “The team’s proven track record in serving clients over many years will solidify JLL’s market-leading position across the Northern California market.”

Glen Dowling is a 29-year veteran of Northern California industrial markets and has been involved in the development of several million square feet of industrial real estate throughout the Bay Area representing major companies in relocations and build-to-suit projects.

Matt Bracco has been active in industrial transactions in Northern California for more than 20 years, playing a key role in transactions totaling more than seven million square feet and $1 billion in investment sales in the last 10 years alone.

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JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a professional services and investment management firm offering specialized real estate services to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate. A Fortune 500 company with annual fee revenue of $4.7 billion and gross revenue of $5.4 billion, JLL has more than 230 corporate offices, operates in 80 countries and has a global workforce of approximately 58,000. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 3.4 billion square feet, or 316 million square meters, and completed $118 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2014. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $57.2 billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit

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