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Energy expert to lead Western regional operations of Energy and Sustainability Services
SAN DIEGO, February 9, 2011 — Jones Lang LaSalle has hired 20-year energy industry veteran Leo O’Loughlin as Senior Vice President of the firm’s Energy and Sustainability Services (ESS) group. Based in Jones Lang LaSalle’s San Diego office, O’Loughlin will work with national and global ESS teams to gain and implement energy services assignments throughout the Western U.S. He reports to Peter Belisle, President of ESS in the Americas.
"Leo’s experience and contacts in the energy industry will help us expand our Energy and Sustainability Services practice to meet the increasing market demand for greater energy efficiency and alternative energy solutions," Belisle said. "He has a proven track record of structuring and implementing projects and processes to help owners reduce costs and improve their operations."
O’Loughlin has more than 20 years of energy industry experience. Most recently, he served as Director of Business Development at Veolia Energy North America, where he was responsible for managing and expanding new business accounts, and negotiating long-term energy services contracts. His prior experience included project management responsibilities for Trigen, Sempra Energy Solutions, and PG&E Energy Services.. O’Loughlin holds a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue University, and a master’s degree in business administration from San Diego State University. He is licensed as a professional mechanical engineer in the state of California.
Jones Lang LaSalle’s Energy and Sustainability Services group provides comprehensive, integrated services such as energy management, LEED project management, corporate sustainability consulting and green facility and property management. The firm has documented more than $300 million in energy savings for clients over the past three years, and has enrolled 100 percent of its U.S. property management portfolio in ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager. The U.S. Green Building Council recognized Jones Lang LaSalle with a Leadership Award in 2009, and in 2010 the firm was named ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year and received the Sustainability Showcase Award for Commercial Buildings from the California Sustainability Alliance.
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 750 locations worldwide, including 180 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 $41 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit our website, www.joneslanglasalle.com.