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Current responsibilities
Meaghan Farrell is a Managing Director​ in JLL’s Strategic Consulting group, focused primarily on change management, process improvement, client relationship management, organizational design, and sustainability strategy.

Her responsibilities include performing opportunity assessments, analyses and developing actionable strategies that align real estate activities with broader business objectives to enable corporate clients to measure and deliver value to the enterprise.

Meaghan uses expertise in change leadership, team building, employee engagement, strategic planning, stakeholder analysis, green leasing and business case development to help companies optimize results. 

She also has expertise in external reporting, and has been involved with multiple benchmarking studies, portfolio strategy and workplace strategy.

Meaghan has worked on engagements in a wide range of industries, including financial services, technology, insurance, consumer goods and pharmaceutical companies.

Before joining Strategic Consulting, Meaghan spent more than three years with JLL’s Downtown Agency Leasing Team. As a Leasing Agent, she was involved with the leasing, marketing, financial analysis, budgeting and reporting for several Class A buildings in downtown Chicago. 

Other responsibilities included performing financial analysis, preparing proposals, conducting market research (including producing JLL’s market report for Downtown Chicago) and tenant risk analysis, reporting leasing activity to investor clients, and maintaining the lease comparable database.

Prior to joining JLL in 2004, Meaghan worked for Plaza Research, a national market research firm that recruits and hosts focus groups for Fortune 500 clients, as Director of their San Francisco facility. 

Before that, she worked as a Media Planner for PHD San Francisco, where she designed and implemented print advertising campaigns of clients including Charles Schwab & Co., US Trust, The North Face, and Applied Materials.

Key clients
• JPMorgan Chase
• RBS Citizens
• Kaiser Permanente
• City National Bank
• KeyBank
• CA Technologies
• Principal Financial Group
• Autodesk
• Cisco
• The Coca-Cola Company
• Deutsche Bank
• Merck
• Procter & Gamble
• Siemens
• Forest Laboratories
• Perry Ellis International
• Bank of America

• 10+ years with JLL

Meaghan holds a Masters in Business Administration from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, and she holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Georgetown University. 

She is a LEED© Accredited Professional through the U.S. Green Building Council, a certified Six Sigma Green Belt, and a licensed real estate broker.