JLL Hires Four From CBRE: Bob McGuire, Rob Walles, Alison Powers and Sam Crossan

Alison Powers

BOSTON–JLL announced that it has hired four senior brokers from CBRE. The firm hired industry veterans Bob McGuire and Rob Walles as Managing Directors and Sam Crossan and Alison Powers as Senior Vice Presidents.

The new hires come to JLL from CBRE where they have a long track record of success. They will work within the MetroWest market, merging with JLL’s existing team of Bill Bailey, Phil DeSimone, and Andrew Sherman.

“We could not be more excited to have this exceptional team joining us,” said JLL Managing Director and Suburban Brokerage Lead Matt Daniels. “Together, they have a great history in this market and are known to achieve tremendous success for their clients. Not only do they help us further our shared business objectives, but they also demonstrate our core cultural values of teamwork, ethics, and excellence.”

“JLL’s unique client-centric collaborative culture, market leading professionals and investments in proprietary technology will allow us to better service our clients, and we are thrilled to be part of the team,” said Bob McGuire.

Managing Director Bob McGuire and Rob Walles come to JLL with over 20 years of experience respectively. Joining Bob and Rob are rising leaders Alison Powers and Sam Crossan who have 12 and 8 years of experience. The team has worked on behalf of a broad range of notable tenants including Kala Pharmaceuticals, SimpliVity, Candela Corporation, Global Atlantic, Whole Foods and Epsilon Associates.

In addition, the team has also represented some of the region’s largest office campuses throughout Suburban Boston representing landlords such as Caruth Capital, Capital Group Properties, Atlantic Management Corporation, John Hancock, Colony Capital, Artemis Real Estate Partners, Intercontinental Real Estate and Ferris Development.

The team will continue to focus on tenant and landlord representation in Suburban Boston as well as portfolio management and brokerage services for their clients both nationally and globally