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Current Responsibilities
Mr. Young is a Client Relationship Manager (CRM) on the Diageo North America account.  He is responsible for the delivery of Integrated Facility Management, Project Management, Lease Administration, Strategic Sourcing and Strategic Consulting across the United States, Canada and Latin America.  He has held the CRM position since July of 2011, but has been managing the account since September of 2009.  Based in the Boston area, he oversees a team of 19 Jones Lang LaSalle professionals who deliver facility and project management services out of the Diageo Headquarters located in Norwalk, CT.
Experience
Prior to forming the Diageo service delivery team, Mr. Young was a Regional Facilities Manager on the Sun Microsystems, Inc. account, where he was responsible for minor campuses across the Americas. 
  
Mr. Young joined the firm in 2006 as a Senior Property Manager for Sun Microsystems bringing over 25 years of Real Estate Management experience to the account.  Prior to joining Jones Lang LaSalle, John held various positions across many real estate markets including Retail, Residential, Corporate Real Estate, Property and Project Management.  His experiences bridge both privately and publicly owned companies such as Heritage Property Investment Trust, The World Trade Center Boston and Fidelity Investments Corp and include assignments in the United States, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Taiwan, North Korea and South America. 
 
John is a seasoned professional who has spent his career encouraging, developing and energizing staff, while challenging himself and other team members to excel.  His collaborative approach and excellent communications skills provide unique and effectively management abilities.  He is a detail-oriented manager with a strong focus on financial responsibility.
Education and Affiliations
Mr. Young achieved a Real Property Administrator designation from the Building Owners and Managers Institute, holds a degree in Liberal Arts from Daniel Webster College.