This candidate is Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Americas, and heads the Americas division of Jones Lang LaSalle’s (NYSE: JLL) Hotels and Hospitality Group, which is part of the Jones Lang LaSalle’s Hotels and Hospitality International Group. He specializes in arranging hotel market transactions, financings, investment advisory services, asset management and consulting for domestic and offshore owners and investors. His diverse industry background includes arranging debt and equity transactions, consulting and asset management, litigation support and strategic planning for owners, investors and lenders. Previously, the candidate was Managing Director of the Lodging & Leisure Group at Sonnenblick-Goldman Company. During his career, he has been a Partner at Coopers & Lybrand in the Hospitality Consulting Group, a Senior Principal at Laventhol & Horwath and an Operations Analyst for Hilton Hotels (NYSE: HLT). The candidate holds a Bachelor’s degree from Cornell University.
Jones Lang LaSalle‘s (NYSE: JLL) services include commercial leasing, real estate brokerage, management, advisory, and financing through nearly 300 corporate offices in more than 80 countries around the world; almost 45% of its business is in the US. The company’s LaSalle Investment Management arm is a diversified real estate management firm with about $60 billion in assets under management. Jones Lang LaSalle has commercial real estate expertise across office, retail, hotel, health care, industrial, cultural, and multifamily residential properties. It manages more than four billion square feet worldwide. Revenue: $6.8 billion.