Executive Vice President
Steve Smith joined The Telos Group, LLC in 2016. Steve is a veteran of Chicago real estate having spent 28 years with Jones Lang LaSalle (“JLL”). At JLL, he led a team of 10 downtown Chicago brokers and expanded the agency leasing portfolio to over 18 million square feet. Steve has personally executed lease transactions totaling over 16 million square feet. These include over 35 leases in excess of 50,000 square feet with companies such as Kraft Heinz, Motorola Solutions and Jones Lang LaSalle. He has represented major buildings in all downtown submarkets including Aon Center, 500 West Monroe, 353 North Clark, 633 North St. Clair and 225 West Wacker. Steve has been nominated as Office Property Representative of the Year 7 times and received the “Top Gun” award (top 10% performer for JLL nationally) on 5 occasions. He has been active with the Chicago Office Leasing Brokers Association (COLBA), Leadership Greater Chicago, Commercial Real Estate Fellowship and Young Life. He has a Master in Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts from Georgetown University.