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Current responsibilities Maureen Ehrenberg serves as President, Global Integrated Facilities Management (IFM), for JLL. JLL’s IFM practice specializes in providing comprehensive enterprise facilities and engineering outsourcing and other facilities related support services to leading local, regional and global organizations.
An internationally recognized expert in the facility management field, Ehrenberg provides strategic direction and expertise to a team of over 15,000 who currently manage more than 1 billion square feet of property globally. As Chair of JLL’s IFM Global Board, Ehrenberg provides leadership and strategic direction for the IFM business leaders to develop, promote and ensure best practices in service delivery consistency, innovation, operational effectiveness and talent management across the service line.
ExperienceEhrenberg’s client focus and experience in delivering facility management services for several of the world’s leading corporations in many industry sectors over the last 25 years, uniquely qualify her in the field. She is known for delivering break through results and service innovation through creative solutions design and the use of new technologies, systems and processes that have advanced the IFM business for corporations and service providers on a global basis. Most recently, she served as Global Director of Facilities Management at CBRE. Previously, she was a Principal at the management consulting firm, Expense Management Solutions. Ehrenberg served as an Executive Officer of Grubb & Ellis Company, for eleven years as President of its Global Client Services Business as well as President and CEO of its Management Services subsidiary company. Ehrenberg’s extensive history of working directly with companies and understanding their real estate and facilities needs has helped her develop a strong track record of results in business innovation, transformative solutions implementations and a strong dedication to quality client service and the workplace experience.
EducationEhrenberg earned a BSc Honours in Economics and Accountancy from The City University, University College, London, England. She is a Counselor of Real Estate (CRE), a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS) and a member of Lambda Alpha International (LAI), the honorary society for land use economics. Ehrenberg is a Licensed Managing Broker in the State of Illinois.
AffiliationsGlobal Chair, International Facility Management Association (IFMA) and a member of its Board of DirectorsBoard Member, Open Standards Consortium for Real Estate (OSCRE)Management Trustee – International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 399Board of Trustees Roosevelt University Real Estate Advisory Board Member, New York State Teachers Retirement System (NYSTRS)Member of CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women)Member of EWCRE (Executive Women in Corporate Real Estate)Member of the Realty Club of Chicago Member of the Economic Club of Chicago Past CoreNet Global Board Member and Member of CoreNet’s Knowledge Advisory Task ForcePast President of the Building Owners and Managers Association of Chicago (BOMA/Chicago) and member of the BOMA National Advisory Council
• HSBC• IBM• Microsoft• Google• NIKE• AT&T• Bank of America• BP• Capital One• Walgreens
• 25+ years of global facilities management experience• Named by Real Estate Forum as one of its 2015 “Women of Influence.” • Featured in RICS Modus Magazine, "Foundation, February, 2015"• Innovator of the Year Award by CoreNet Global• Attained several strategic supplier recognition awards from various client sourcing organizations