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Current Responsibilities

Shawn James O’Connor serves as Executive Vice President within JLL’s Valuation and Advisory Services. He has specialized in senior housing and health care for two decades working on valuation and consulting engagements related to a wide variety of seniors housing and health care properties, including nursing homes, assisted living facilities, independent living facilities, CCRCs, acute care hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, and medical office buildings. Mr. O’Connor has experience in conducting market studies, FNMA regulatory compliance and management consultant reports, Fair Market Value of Debt reports, HUD/FHA along with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac compliant reports, and valuation services on more than 1,000 seniors housing and health care assets in 49 states and Canada.


Since 2008 he has provided dozens of in-depth, comprehensive appraisals nationally with regard to multi-level care retirement campuses; CCRCs comprising entry-fee and lifecare components often focusing on the asset’s unique economic and functional obsolescence. Mr. O’Connor is a regular keynote speaker and panel contributor at industry events such as LeadingAge Colorado’s Annual Conference, Denver Startup Week, and the CREJ’s Seniors Housing & Care Conference and Expo. In 2016 he testified as an expert witness on behalf of the petitioner, Lakeview Senior Living, in front of Colorado’s State Board of Assessment Appeals Court. In July 2016, he taught a day long course on assessing seniors housing & Health care properties attended by assessors from Colorado’s ten largest assessment districts.

Prior to joining JLL, Mr. O’Connor was a Senior Director for Cushman & Wakefield for two years after serving as Vice President with JLL (f.k.a. Integra Realty Resources DFW) where he started his career in 1999.

Education and Affiliations

Bachelor of Science in Political Science, Sam Houston State University

Appraisal Institute Candidate for Designation, Appraisal Institute

American Society of Aging and LeadingAge Colorado

Qualified before courts and administrative bodies in Colorado