Kevin Wayer is an International Director and Co-President of JLL’s Public Institutions group in Washington, DC. Leading a team of more than 100 professionals, Kevin oversees the firm’s Public Institutions governments practice, providing real estate services to federal, state, county, municipal, higher education, transit, marine port, airport and not-for-profit entities in the United States.
Kevin joined the firm in June of 1992. In his 22 years with JLL, he has led a variety of strategic initiatives, starting with his co-founding in 1999 of JLL’s government specialty to provide real estate strategy, planning, and execution services to public sector clients worldwide. These services span public-private partnership transactions, development underwriting, transaction financing, acquisitions/dispositions, leasing and portfolio management.
Kevin has led development and transaction teams that have served over 200 public-sector clients across the United States, many under innovative, multiple-year, partnering-based contracts. Mr. Wayer has also overseen similar client services in Korea, Canada and Australia. In addition to representing the public sector, Kevin has led businesses and engagement teams that provide strategic real estate advice and transactions expertise to a multitude of Corporate, Investor, Professional Sport Teams and Not-for-Profit clients.
Kevin earned an M.B.A. (Finance) from DePaul University and a B.S. (Accounting) from the University of Illinois. He passed the State of Illinois Certified Public Accountant exam.