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Past Signature Event
Meet 2022 Charter Day Honoree David Knee, BA'88

Meet 2022 Charter Day Honoree David Knee, BA'88

As vice chair at JLL, a world leader in real estate services, David Knee is responsible for overseeing the growth of the Northeast industrial practice in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York. He is also the vice chairman of JLL’s Industrial Council for the Eastern Region and a practice leader for JLL’s 3PL vertical. A seasoned executive with more than 30 years of real estate experience, David has been with JLL since November 2007.

Prior to joining JLL, David was a principal and executive vice president at Klatskin Associates. He has extensive experience in supply chain and logistics, tenant representation and agency leasing. During his career, David has completed more than 100 million square feet of sales and lease transactions valued at several billion dollars. In 2020 alone, he completed transactions totaling more than 21 million square feet, with a volume of $1.5 billion dollars.

David earned a bachelor of arts from Fairleigh Dickinson University and is a member of the University’s Board of Trustees. He also earned a certificate for real estate investment analysis from New York University. He is a former secretary for the Industrial Real Estate Brokers Association of the New York Metropolitan Area and is a member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, the Retail Industry Leaders Association and the National Association for Industrial and Office Parks in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.