JLL Announces a Senior Vice President


Brett M. Suszek


JLL, a professional services firm, Tuesday announced the addition of Brett M. Suszek to the company as a senior vice president. Suszek is a 10-year appraisal veteran and the firm’s first valuations and advisory specialist in Detroit.

As an appraiser, Suszek has valued a range of commercial properties in 20 states, Canada, and Australia. He is an MAI and AI-GRS-designated member of the Appraisal Institute and is state certified in Michigan.  

He has worked with clients such as law firms, private property owners, financial institutes, REITs, pension funds, CMBS servicers, and other users. Additionally, he has provided valuations and valuation reviews for retail, industrial, office, and multifamily properties of all sizes, as well as development land and more specialized assets such as data centers, golf courses, marinas, and movie theaters.

“Brett is a seasoned professional with a reputation for delivering quality service to a broad range of clients with insight across all major property types,” says Eric L. Enloe, JLL managing director of valuation and advisory services. “We are delighted that he has come onboard to spearhead our valuations and advisory services to clients in the Detroit area and the state of Michigan.”

Suszek will manage and execute the appraisal process for assignments covering a diversity of property types, uses, and users. He appraises a variety of property types and has a wide range of proficiencies in the appraisal industry, including appraisals and appraisal reviews of nearly all property types.

“Detroit is experiencing a renaissance and is fast becoming an even more critical market for our clients,” says Larry Emmons, JLL managing director. “The addition of Brett and the valuations and advisory services capabilities to the market will further enhance our ability to serve our clients with any of their commercial real estate needs.”

Before joining JLL, Suszek was a director at a commercial real estate appraisal firm. There, he held managerial responsibilities in both the Detroit and Chicago offices. He also worked as a commercial review appraiser at Flagstar Bank in Troy, where he performed reviews of commercial appraisals. He initiated and managed the appraisal process through the final reviews and approvals. Appraisals reviewed include properties of all types up to $500 million in value for single assets across the country. Before Flagstar Bank, Suszek was an analyst at Stout in Southfield.

JLL’s valuation and advisory platform provides evaluations of a range of commercial property types. The company performs valuations and appraisals for single assets, global portfolios, and a range of property types.

JLL is a professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. A Fortune 500 company, JLL works with real estate owners, occupiers, and investors. In 2017, JLL had revenue of $7.9 billion, managed 4.6 billion square feet, and completed investment sales, acquisitions, and finance transactions of approximately $170 billion. At the end of 2017, JLL had nearly 300 corporate offices, operations in more than 80 countries, and a global workforce of 82,000. As of December 31, 2017, LaSalle had $58.1 billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. 

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