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Current responsibilities
Peter Shannon is a Managing Director with JLL and leads the Strategic Consulting Group. 

His staff of 250 consultants help companies meet the challenges of mergers and acquisitions, identify innovative workplace solutions, drive organizational change, implement energy and sustainability programs and engineer the financial optimization of their commercial property. 

Peter drives cost reduction, process improvement, capital enhancement and overall value elevation of CRE teams.

Years of experience
25+ years

Experience
Peter brings more than 25-years of experience in real estate and capital program advisory.

He has worked on engagements in a wide range of markets and industries, allowing him to provide clients with an informed perspective on national real estate trends and facility leading practices.

Recent expertise includes strategic portfolio planning, valuation, business intelligence modeling, master planning, workplace strategies, Six Sigma diagnostics and development of policies and procedures for major, multi-site capital programs.

Prior to joining JLL, Peter managed Ernst & Young’Real Estate Advisory Services practice in the central region.

Key clients
• AIG
• Apollo Group
• Bank of America
• BMO Harris
• HSBC
• Hyatt
• Level 3
• Merck
• National Grid
• Perkin Elmer
• Principal
• QBE
• Starbucks
• UBS
• University of Chicago
• Wells Fargo

Education    
Peter earned both his MBA and Bachelor of Science in architecture from the University of Illinois. 

During these years he studied abroad with the Universite Pedagogique d’Architecture in Versailles, France and Chulalongkhorn University in Bangkok, Thailand. 

Affiliations
Peter is a licensed real estate broker and licensed architect in the state of Illinois. 

He is a member of CoreNet and the American Institute of Architects, where he served as the chair of its national Corporate Architects and Facility Managers knowledge community.