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​​Current Responsibilities
Mr. Hester plays a key role in JLL’s Canadian industrial division as Senior Vice President of the Vancouver Sales and Leasing Team. Mr. Hester is experienced in a broad variety of transactions including extensive warehouse sales and leasing, design builds, investment sales, strata project sales and vacant land sales. He has been a distinguished speaker at various industry conferences including the Vancouver Real Estate Forum, NAIOP Industrial Review, CREW and the Delta Chamber of Commerce.

Mr. Hester brings 23 years’ experience to JLL and has worked with local, national and international clients. He has leased over 2 M square feet with a transaction volume over $90 M, over the last four years. Prior to joining JLL, Mr. Hester was a Vice President with Cushman & Wakefield Ltd. where he was recognized as a top National Industrial Agent.

Mr. Hester has a breadth of clients including: Beedie Development, Sun Life Canada, Bentall Kennedy, Concert Properties Ltd. and GWL.

Education and Affiliations
Mr. Hester is a member of the Delta Chamber of Commerce, the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAOIP) and CREW Vancouver. Mr. Hester holds a diploma in Urban Land Economics (UBC) and completed the Real Estate Marketing Program at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT).