Jörg Ritter

Member of the JLL Operations & Strategy Boards Germany

Since 2009 JörgRitter is a member of the JLL management board with focus on the retail industry.

Jörg Ritter has been one of the key participants on the German market for retail real estate for over 20 years. He began his career in 1996 at retail specialist Kemper’s, initially in the field of leasing before moving on to investment. In 1999 he built up the Frankfurt branch of the company and established it in his function as managing director. After the acquisition of Kemper’s in 2008, Ritter moved to JLL, where he has been a member of the Management Board since 2009. In this role, too, Jörg Ritter plays an active role on the market and has been involved in over 200 transactions across all retail asset classes to date.


Jörg Ritter learned the basic principles of retail during his training to become a wholesaler and export merchant. After completing his studies to become a business graduate, Ritter added practical experience to his repertoire as an expert for retail leasing and investment in retail real estate.