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Jones Lang LaSalle wins IFMA Boston Award |Jones Lang LaSalle

Jones Lang LaSalle wins for 99 High and EMD Serono projects

BOSTON, June 15, 2011 — The Boston chapter of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), a non-profit association dedicated to serving the facility management profession, announced the winners of the 2011 Awards of Excellence. Jones Lang LaSalle and building owner TIAA-CREF won for Sustainability Practices at 99 High in Boston. EMD Serono and Jones Land LaSalle were recognized in the Medium Project category for the EMD Serono Research Center project in Billerica, MA. 
You Make it Happen Award: IFMA Facility Fusion Committee and Ambassadors

The “You Make it Happen” award is given in recognition of service to the IFMA Chapter that goes above and beyond expectations, and makes a substantial impact on the membership and success of the organization.  
Joe Flynn, LEED AP (Margulies Perruzzi Architects), Lori Stewart Coletti, CFM (Leggat McCall Properties), Thomas Bourgeois (Wentworth Institute of Technology, Student), Edward O’Rourke (GEI Consultants), Brian Folan (Donahue & Associates), Jay Philomena (Jay Philomena Associates), Robert Fortado, FMP (Beverly Schools), Mike Ramos (Margulies Perruzzi Architects), Molly Pidgeon (Ironwood Construction Co.), Christina Arlin (Wentworth Institute of Technology, Student), Marie Maseng (Viking Controls), Joanne Katz (Partners Healthcare), Angela Rothemich (Liberty Mutual Group), Natalie Lessard  (Wentworth Institute of Technology, Student), Meghan O’Brien (Wentworth Institute of Technology, Student), Leah Mulrenan (Wentworth Institute of Technology, Student), Krystle Foley (Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA), Jordan Taras (Wentworth Institute of Technology, Student), Sarah Henry (Wentworth Institute of Technology, Student), Judylynn Monaco (Fresenius Medical Care NA), Jill Bellio (Jill Bellio Designs), Clayton Loubier (Wentworth Institute of Technology, Student), David Colarusso (Wentworth Institute of Technology, Student), Christopher Davin (Wentworth Institute of Technology, Student), Carolyn Manoukian (Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA), and Shane Savoie (Creative Office Pavilion).
President’s Award: Joy Shapiro, Diversified Project Management

The President’s Award is given to a chapter member for his or her leadership and example to our industry as a whole.
Exemplary Service Provider Award: James Koloski, RDK Engineers

This award is presented to the representative of an associate member company in recognition of voluntary contributions to IFMA Boston. These contributions may include sponsoring programs or educational offerings, presenting innovative sessions on FM-related topics, sponsoring educational research or scholarships, providing technical assistance to members, or serving as chapter or council officers or committee members. Nominees must be associate members who recognize that IFMA is a forum for the interchange of ideas with members.
Distinguished End User: Chris Gilman, CFM, E Ink

The Distinguished End User Award is presented to a professional member of the Boston Chapter who has provided sustained, outstanding leadership to the chapter. This person is highly valued by his or her company, IFMA, and the facility management profession. This individual keeps current on changes in the facility management profession and educates other IFMA members and peers. Recipients demonstrate the best in leadership and ethics.
Emerging Leader Award: Thomas Bourgeois, Student, Wentworth Institute of Technology

This award is presented to a Boston Chapter IFMA member who has been an active member within the chapter and shows initiative in both their work and professional settings.  They go above and beyond in their efforts with skilled execution and follow through and motivate others to participate.
Education & Professional Development Award: Richard Christiano, CFM, Wentworth Institute of Technology

The Education and Professional Development Award is presented to a Boston Chapter IFMA member demonstrating exceptional support of professional development in their organization and/or facility management community. The member receiving this award consistently presents or plans outstanding programs designed to meet the needs of facility management professionals, provides career support, designs professional development seminars or classes and champions CFM certification.

Facilities Management Achievement Awards for Best Practices

These awards are presented to the individual or team whose facility management program, project, system, innovation, or idea has had a substantial, positive effect on the success of their organization. The recipient demonstrated how their project impacted business objectives and contributed to improved success. The award winners demonstrated innovation, and their achievements will be used to educate other facility management professionals. This award is intended to honor those who achieve “above and beyond” the normal scope of job responsibilities. 
• Sustainability Practices:  TIAA-CREF (nominated by Jones Lang LaSalle)

• Sustainability Existing LEED Principles:  Biogen Idec (nominated by Nelson Black Cow)

• Small Project (<50,000 s.f.): Manulife/John Hancock (nominated by Manulife/John Hancock) 

• Medium Project (50,000 – 150,000 s.f.):  Museum of Fine Arts (nominated by Acentech) and EMD Serono (nominated by Jones Lang LaSalle)

• Large Project (>150,000 s.f.): Ropes & Gray (nominated by Structure Tone, Inc.) 
About IFMA/Boston

Established in 1980, the International Facility Management Association is a non-profit, incorporated association dedicated to serving the facility management profession. The International organization provides education, research, publications, events, and alliances with other related associations and organizations. The Boston Chapter of IFMA was founded in 1984 by ten facility managers. Today the chapter numbers over 700 members, making it the second largest chapter in the world. Long recognized as one of the most active and progressive Chapters, the Chapter was honored as the 2007 International Chapter of the Year. For additional information, visit
About Jones Lang LaSalle

Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) is a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate. The firm offers integrated services delivered by expert teams worldwide to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying or investing in real estate. With 2010 global revenue of more than $2.9 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle serves clients in 60 countries from more than 1,000 locations worldwide, including 185 corporate offices.  The firm is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of approximately 1.8 billion square feet worldwide. LaSalle Investment Management, the company’s investment management business, is one of the world’s largest and most diverse in real estate with more than $43 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit our website,