JLL Capital Markets Adds Two Executives to Orlando Office

Multifamily specialists Jay Ballard and Ken Delvillar join the investment and advisory group as managing directors.
Jay Ballard (left) and Ken Delvillar (right), Managing Directors, JLL. Images courtesy of JLL

JLL Capital Markets has appointed Jay Ballard and Ken Delvillar as managing directors at its Orlando, Fla., office, focusing on multifamily transactions. The two executives, who join the company from Cushman & Wakefield, have more than 54 years of combined industry experience and have been involved in more than $6.5 billion of transactions.

Ballard and Delvillar previously served as executive directors for Cushman & Wakefield’s Florida Multifamily Advisory Group. Ballard is a graduate of the University of South Carolina, Darla Moore School of Business, has been recognized as a top broker both internally and by various organizations including NAIOP. He is an active member of the National Multi-Housing Council (NMHC) and the Florida Apartment Association (FAA).

Delvillar, who served as a broker at Marcus & Millichap before joining Cushman & Wakefield, is also a member of NMHC and FAA. He graduated with a degree in finance from the University of Central Florida and is a Certified Commercial Investment Member.

Both executives have represented a variety of public and private companies, institutional investors, developers and condo converters both regionally and nationally. In March, the duo represented the seller of a 300-unit luxury community in Kissimmee, Fla. The asset changed hands for $67 million.