Real Estate Journal — 40 Under 40 — August 24 - September 13, 2018 — 25D


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40 U nder 40 Nick Francic, JLL

“The learning curve isn’t short. Hang in there, set goals, be maniacal about details & above all…don’t be out-worked”


they like, trust, and want to work with. Be that guy. What challenges and or obstacles do you feel you needed to overcome to be- come as successful as you are today? Understanding that everyone is in business development. Don’t be intimidated by oth- ers, no matter what their title is, who they work for or where they went to school. Have con- fidence in your own experience and knowledge. What outside activities do you enjoy during your free

hat is your most notable project, deal or transac-

time? I’m all things powersport related, e.g. motorcycles, dirt bikes, quads, boats, fast cars & big trucks. If it has wheels, I can drive it. What inspiring word of advice would you give to a young executive graduat- ing from college today? The learning curve isn’t short. Hang in there, set goals, be maniacal about details, and above all…don’t be out- worked. You’ll look back in five years and realize that it paid dividends. 

Nick Francic Executive Vice President Years with company/firm: 12 Years in field: 14 Years in real estate industry: CoreNet, CCIM Candidate, Business Forums International

tion? Represented a global health technology company on a 200,000 s/f office build-to-suit in 2018. It was nearly a 3-year project that involved consoli- dating multiple regional of- fices, securing economic incen- tives, and navigating through a whole lot of ups & downs. How do you contribute to your company and/or the industry? I exclusively focus & specialize on office tenant representa- tion. My team assists corpo- rate clients in analyzing their real estate needs and devel- oping strategies to align real estate initiatives with overall business plans. What unique qualities and or personality traits do you these are a few of my favorite things College: THE Indiana University of Pennsylvania Book: Does Wikipedia count? Movie: Tombstone App:

need to be passionate, ultra- responsive, and understand who you are and what you bring to the table. Clients choose business partners that

feel makes you most suc- cessful in your profession? There’s stiff competition in our industry, so you need a strong set of differentiators. You

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