Instant Americas Hires VP, Portfolio Strategy and Business Intelligence

Wednesday, September 2 , 2020

The Instant Group is pleased to announce that James (Jamie) Carey has joined as Vice President, Portfolio Strategy and Business Intelligence, for the Americas region. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, Carey will work alongside Instant’s Chicago-based CEO Americas Joe Brady.

Globally, Instant has the largest set of data on the flexible office market, spanning 20 years and offering a sector-wide view from work with clients procuring and managing offices in more than 2,280 cities and 153 countries.

Carey will be responsible for spearheading Instant’s Agile Portfolio Strategy (APS) pursuits, working alongside its solutions development team to expand Instant’s client relationships by delivering strategic portfolio insights to transition clients into enterprise opportunities and by developing dynamic dashboards to enhance current data and insight capabilities.

“We are thrilled to have Jamie join Instant. He brings deep experience in delivering solutions and outcomes for clients,” said Brady. “His ability to mine data and create meaningful insights will allow Instant’s clients to make vital and informed decisions, especially during this period of uncertainty.”

Carey added, “As I look to the future of work, Instant is a market leader with an expertise in and a passion for driving sustainable, agile portfolio solutions, and I am proud and excited to join the team. The firm’s decades-long experience has created vast amounts of data with which to model out future insights and solutions to drive employee productivity and ensure safety and retention of talent.


An accomplished real state professional, Carey joins Instant after 12 years in various leasing, research, analytical and sales roles at Jones Lang LaSalle, most recently as senior director, JLL Technologies. Carey was a leader in the portfolio strategy and business intelligence group, responsible for growing the business through sales and client engagement for hundreds of national and global Corporate clients. While at JLL, Carey received several innovation awards for his contributions in developing real estate tools and programs to drive client productivity and value, including an enterprise portfolio analytics platform. Prior to JLL, he supported national and global security programs and initiatives for United States government agencies. Passionate for improvement and innovation, Carey is Six Sigma Greenbelt Certified.


Carey attended the University of Virginia and holds a B.A. in History with additional concentrations in languages and architecture. Born in London, Carey has dual nationality.

Instant Americas Hires VP, Portfolio Strategy and Business Intelligence
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