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​Current responsibilities
Fred Buscaglia is a senior vice president in JLL’s Project and Development Services group. He provides over 25 years of experience in construction and project management for large-scale corporate real estate projects, specifically within the law firm sector.

He has an extensive knowledge and of law firm management and the legal industry, as well as several years of experience as a project and move management consultant to corporations and media agencies and prominent social media companies.

His experience on the “client side” is extremely valuable to understanding the intricacies of operations, construction management and move management across a wide spectrum of industries.  Currently Fred is responsible for the planning, design and construction for a major financial institution.

Experience
Prior to JLL, Fred served as the in-house Operations and Administration Director for Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP and previous to that, as Senior Director at Winston & Strawn LLP.

Combining this with the several years of running his own consulting enterprise, Fred is an expert in strategic planning, business operations, financial management and information technologies with regard to the successful execution and delivery of high-profile, corporate office projects.

Post planning and construction, Fred has extensive experience adjusting operational practices to meet the intent/requirements of the new space. 

His significant contributions include:
• Independent Project Manager hired by Twitter to oversee the construction of their NYC Headquarters located in Chelsea.  Worked with Twitter’s in-house Construction and Real Estate group in all areas of construction and budget management.
• Managed the corporate consolidation for Kaplan Test prep related to their NYC consolidation project incorporating office locations to their newly constructed space in lower Manhattan.
• Overseeing all operational and administrative areas for an 800 attorney law firm with 600 lawyers in New York with Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP 
• Directing operations for a 1,000 attorney firm based in Chicago with offices throughout the United States, Europe and Asia for Winston & Strawn LLP

Representative clients
• Twitter
• Kaplan Test Prep
• Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
• Winston & Strawn LLP

Education and affiliations
Fred earned a bachelor of history degree from Ithaca College.