JLL to provide consulting services to support NAW members’ growing real estate needs 

Washington, DC – The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW), which is the voice of the 8.2 trillion-dollar wholesale distribution industry, and employs more than 6 million U.S. workers, announced today that Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) has joined NAW as an NAW Premier Partner in the commercial real estate space and NAW Affiliate Member. 

“We are thrilled to welcome JLL as an NAW Premier Partner and NAW Affiliate Member and we look forward to a great collaboration between JLL and the wholesale distribution industry,” said NAW CEO Eric Hoplin. “JLL’s leadership in commercial and industrial real estate is unmatched and will provide NAW members a return on investment and competitive advantage that they can’t get anywhere else.” concluded Hoplin.

“Our partnership with NAW is a testament to the career long exclusive representation our team has dedicated to many of the largest companies across North America. As partners, advisors, and advocates to these firms, our team is thrilled to leverage the best practices we developed to procure operational and economic advantages to NAW members,” said Matt Jones, Executive Vice President, JLL.

“We are excited about our partnership with NAW and the chance to work with wholesaler-distributors,” said Trevor Ragsdale, Executive Managing Director, JLL. “As more emphasis is put on the critical nature of our domestic supply chain, we look to wholesaler-distributors to keep America moving and welcome the opportunity to help them streamline and maximize their operations so they can do what they do best.” concluded Ragsdale.

Through this partnership, JLL will provide NAW members with the following: 

  • Complimentary network optimization consulting services using JLL’s average weighted distance modeling tool. 
  • Complimentary 30-minute consults with NAW members on issues related to commercial real estate transactions, property and portfolio management, labor availability, and facility refurbishment.
  • Tailored content such as industry reports, studies, and white papers will be available to NAW members.
  • An exclusive “NAW Member Discount Program” for NAW members who are currently not working with JLL

NAW BUSINESS SOLUTIONS is NAW’s strategic partner, sponsorship and audience activation network. An ecosystem of dedicated partners, solution providers and sponsors who aim to help wholesaler-distributors to address their most pressing challenges and run their businesses better, while also sharing their brand, strategies, and solutions with key decision-makers throughout the $8.2 trillion wholesale distribution industry.

About JLL

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 $19.4 billion, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of more than 102,000 as of September 30, 2022. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit

NAW is one of America’s leading trade associations, representing the $8.2 trillion wholesale distribution industry. Founded in 1946, NAW is comprised of national, regional, and state employers of all sizes, industry trade associations, partners, and stakeholders spanning all sectors of distribution. Our industry employs more than 6 million workers throughout the United States and accounts for 1/3 of the U.S. GDP. There are 35,000 wholesale distribution companies that operate in nearly 150,000 places of business across North America, including all 50 states.    

Learn more about these programs and become an Affiliate NAW Member, by emailing Adam Isenberg, Vice President of Corporate Relations at [email protected]