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Jeff Parras is a Project Manager in the Variable Group of the Project and Development Services team in the Northeast Region of Jones Lang LaSalle.  Jeff is currently working as the lead on numerous capital improvement, and tenant installation projects at a historic landmark building in New York City. These projects include over 200,000sf of tenant relocation services, build-to-suit, full floor clean demolition, and white boxing as a part of a building wide space consolidation plan that supports the building’s leasing department.  In addition to being lead on these numerous projects, Jeff is also overseeing the integration of a new security operations center and electronic security system, HVAC upgrades and risers throughout the building, building infrastructure upgrades, and asbestos abatement as required.  With each of these projects, Jeff is coordinating green building and LEED initiatives to maintain overall building efficiency and a reduction in the building’s carbon footprint. Through this work at the historic landmark, the building achieved LEED-Gold status as well as Platinum and Gold levels for pre-built projects. Jeff’s responsibilities include overall project deliverables from conception to construction and close-out. It is the responsibility of Jeff to input all status reporting and documentation required to manage the design, budget, and schedule of the his projects into Jones Lang LaSalle’s proprietary system, OneView. 

Prior to joining Jones Lang LaSalle in June of 2013, Jeff held the role of Director of Property Management at Crown Acquisitions where he supervised/directed the day-to-day operations of Crown Acquisitions’ NYC retail portfolio.  He also formed Parras Management Company, LLC, which owns and operates 30,000sf of residential multifamily space.  Prior to obtaining his MBA in 2010 he worked as a Field Engineer with Turner Construction in the Special Projects Division on a range of projects varying from Wilson Elser (White Plains, NY), Philips (Stamford, CT), Royal Bank of Scotland Headquarters (Stamford, CT), and Royal Bank of Scotland Interior Mock-up (Greenwich, CT).

Jeff has earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree, in Political Science, from Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA and he has earned a Masters of Business Administration from Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business.