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​​Current responsibilities
Carmela Roco is a Senior Audit Manager and leads JLL’s Lease Audit Services team.

Prior experience
Carmela has more than 30 years of experience in real estate lease auditing, lease administration, and property accounting with owners / developers as well as service providers.

Prior to her current role, Carmela served as Director of Lease Administration and Lease Audit for UBS Financial Services, Inc. for 10 years. In this role, she started the Lease Audit Program and was successful in generating substantial savings for the Bank.

She also served as the Lease Audit and Administration Manager for Corporate Real Estate Services, Inc. (CRS) for 6 years, where she managed lease audit programs, supervised lease audit staff, and negotiated and resolved lease audit claims for major clients throughout the United States. Carmela was also responsible for the Lease Administration Programs for retail, banking, and service industry clients.

Carmela also served as Property Controller for Insignia / ESG, Inc., where she had primary responsibility for financial reporting for four portfolios encompassing approximately four million square feet of space. She’s also held positions as Lease Administrator, Property Accounting Manager, and Property Accountant for several prominent real estate service firms in the New York metropolitan area.

Carmela has a Master in Business Administration from the University of the Philippines and a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Ateneo de Manila University. Additionally, she has completed credits toward a certificate in Real Estate Management at New York University and Monmouth University.