Jake Sturman, SIOR

Managing Director

Mr. Sturman is an Industrial and Corporate Services professional with the JLL Indianapolis office. He specializes in representing both institutional, corporate, and local clients in all aspects of the real estate transaction.

Prior to being recruited to JLL, he was a Principal with Meridian Real Estate and since 2002 has completed over $500 million worth of real estate assignments. His ability to gather and analyze market data facilitates the client’s understanding of market trends and supplies them with sound advice in all aspects of a real estate decision. He focuses on a few key sectors including corporate facilities, public institutions, distribution, and logistics. His superior market knowledge and strong client advocate approach helps companies reduce their occupancy costs and improve their location, access, space efficiency and real estate flexibility.


Bachelor of Science - Vanderbilt University
Human & Organizational Development

Minor - Vanderbilt University

Achievements & Affiliations

JLL “Best of the Midwest” - Recipient (2014)

Indianapolis Largest Office Lease Transaction - Recipient (2012)

JLL “Top Gun” award, top 10% of company - Recipient (2012)

Completed 5th largest bulk industrial transaction in North America - Awarded (2011)

Indianapolis Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” - Recipient (2009)

CoStar Power Broker award - Recipient (2005-2012)