News release

JLL expands presence in Southwestern Ontario with new team

Seven new members join JLL to service Southwestern Ontario

March 01, 2021

TORONTO, March 1, 2021 – JLL announced today the expansion of its services and presence in Southwestern Ontario and throughout the Greater Golden Horseshoe with the addition of a new team of market-leading commercial real estate professionals: Mitchell Blaine (Executive Vice President), Chris Kotseff (Vice President), Mallory Weldon (Senior Associate), Luke Slabczynski (Associate), Keith Schappert (Associate), Jaime Coyle (Brokerage Coordinator), and Alexandra Smith (Brokerage Coordinator).

Bringing over 45 years of combined experience, the team offers a wide range of services including leasing, site selection, acquisitions, dispositions, valuation and lease renewal services. Specializing in the Industrial, Office, and Land sectors, the team has expertise in all forms of advisory services and transactions including asset sales, design builds, sale-leasebacks, net and gross leases, land leases, equity partnerships, commercial condominium sales and share sales.

“Joining forces with Mitchell and his team was a true match for JLL and our ambition to expand our services in Ontario,” said Alan MacKenzie, CEO, JLL Canada. “Their impressive track record, deep knowledge of the market and the diversity of their skills will ensure our growth and success.”

“I am thrilled for our team to join JLL and like-minded, driven professionals. The people combined with the resources of a leading global platform, make this a natural fit,” said Mitchell Blaine. “We look forward to contributing to JLL’s world-class brand and reputation of excellence and build on the success of our local and national clients.”

A new JLL office will welcome the team and will be located at 51 Breithaupt Street, Suite 100 in Kitchener, Ontario.

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JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. JLL shapes the future of real estate for a better world by using the most advanced technology to create rewarding opportunities, amazing spaces and sustainable real estate solutions for our clients, our people and our communities. JLL is a Fortune 500 company with annual revenue of $16.6 billion, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of more than 91,000 as of December 31, 2020. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit