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Jon Jessup

Executive Vice President

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Professional Summary

Jon Jessup has over 21 years of diverse experience in the commercial real estate industry. He specializes in global Corporate Solutions focusing on Life Science, Law Firm, Professional Services, Manufacturing and Logistics companies. Additionally, he has a breadth of experience with a focus on Investments and Leasing across asset types, capital sources, and geography. His years of experience, strong financial acumen and attention to detail offers his clients an added advantage during transaction negotiation, execution, and delivery. 

Jon’s Corporate Investment Services and Leasing experience is broad-based with proven results in office, industrial, retail and healthcare sectors. His expertise extends beyond the Indianapolis market through his decades of experience providing successful outcomes for his clients in the United States and around the world. His ability to listen, communicate effectively, and leverage his diverse experiences allows him to deeply understand his clients’ needs, and develop creative solutions for complex transactions. This core competency has been a mainstay of his business model which has helped lead to strong client satisfaction and retention.

Prior to joining the firm, Jon served as Assistant Vice President in Corporate Planning at American United Life. He was also Director of Corporate Development at and an Assistant Vice President at Irwin Mortgage.



Colliers Indianapolis Performance Awards:
−    Top Producing Team  2020
−    2nd Top Producer  2018, 2017
•    3-Time Inductee.  Colliers Everest Club – recognizing top 10% of brokers in U.S. based on sales volume   2018, 2017, 2016
•    Recipient.  Duke Realty, Top Brokers – Office, multiple years


•    The Penrod Society. Member
•    Indy Rowing.  Past Board Member
•    Park Tudor Alumni Assn. Past Board Member
•    Jameson Camp. Past Board Member
•    Indianapolis Children’s Museum, Development Committee. Past Member  


MBA – Finance
Indiana University Bloomington, Indiana

Dual Bachelor Degrees:   Business & Spanish
Wabash College Crawfordsville, Indiana

Memberships & Involvements




Corporate Transaction and Portfolio Management, Portfolios, Location Advisory and Incentives

Service Lines

Integrated Service Delivery

Property Type

Industrial, Office


Tenant Advisory Council

My Team

Featured Research

May 5, 2022

Record-Low Vacancy and Absorption Lead to Historic Construction Levels

Q1 2022 | The growing demand for big-box users is boosting Indianapolis industrial market fundamentals. New leasing activity totaled 23.5 MSF in 2021 with another 4.7 MSF in 22Q1, when the market achieved 3.2 MSF in direct occupancy gains. The vacancy rate decreased to 3.67%, a new record low, and the new construction pipeline is larger than ever as developers continue to expand the boundaries of the traditional industrial footprint.
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Jan 28, 2022

Q4 2021 | Outsized Occupier Demand Triggers Record Market Growth

Despite ongoing supply and labor shortages, inflationary concerns and other factors triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic, the industrial sector remains red hot. The growing demand for e-commerce, third-party logistics providers and big-box industrial real estate is boosting Indianapolis industrial market fundamentals
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Nov 5, 2021

Q3 2021 | Unprecedented Industrial Demand Outpacing Supply

The market vacancy rate ended 21Q3 at 3.7%, which is the lowest in more than a decade. A record amount of new construction is currently underway to keep up with this lack of supply and unprecedented user demand. Developers continue to expand the boundaries of the traditional industrial footprint by purchasing land to develop in virtually every direction.
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