January 7, 2021
Jim Wenk has joined Savills in Manhattan as vice chairman, also joining its North American board of directors. Wenk, who previously served as a vice chairman at JLL, will be joined at Savills by Kirill Azovtsev, executive managing director, and Allison Buck, assistant director.
“As Savills continues to strengthen its presence in the region and invest in its platform, an important growth lever is to recruit the best and brightest the industry has to offer,” said Janet Woods, Northeast region lead for Savills. “Jim and Kirill perfectly represent the type of talent we are targeting.”
At JLL, Wenk has received top-production awards for 15 consecutive years, including the company’s highest recognition for the past six years, the Top Gun award. In his career, he has closed more than $4 billion in transactions. Asovtsev, who joined JLL in 2010, has completed 150-plus transactions totaling more than three million square feet.
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