The Phoenix office of JLL has hired industry veteran Richard Collins Jr. as a senior vice president and the newest member JLL’s local industrial brokerage team. A 20-year industry veteran, Collins joins JLL from CD Commercial Advisors, where he served as President. Prior to this, he served for almost a decade as a Principal at Ross Brown Partners.
Collins specializes in industrial real estate, but offers broad expertise in both office and industrial leasing and sales, and a strong understanding of the development, finance, property management and construction processes. “Rick recognizes all of the elements involved in a successful commercial real estate deal, and he’s worked diligently in his career to gain an understanding of each of these factors,” said JLL Senior Managing Director Dennis Desmond. “His commitment to his trade and his genuine interest in his clients’ wellbeing make him an exceptional addition to our Phoenix industrial team.” Collins joins an award-winning JLL industrial team ranging from Associates to Managing Directors, who regularly lead many of the Valley’s largest lease and investment deals.