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Current Responsibilities

Based in Chicago, Mr. Lewis serves as the Global Real Estate Executive for the Bank of America Global Account.  The global account comprises nearly 60 million square feet and ~1,200 employees across the U.S. and Asia-Pacific regions.  Mr. Lewis is responsible for globally consistent and integrated real estate service delivery and strong client service across all geographies and services we provide to the Bank of America account, including project & development services, facility management, portfolio strategy, transaction management, lease administration, occupancy planning and workplace strategy.

Experience

Mr. Lewis joined Jones Lang LaSalle in 1998 and held a number of accounting and finance roles, including Chief Administrative Officer and Director of Finance for the Tenant Representation group and subsequently as Chief Financial Officer of the Corporate Solutions group in the Americas.  Immediately prior to his current responsibilities, Mr. Lewis was based in London for two years and served as the Global Account Lead for the HSBC Global Account.  The HSBC account comprised over 50 million square feet, over 2000 employees, in over 50 countries across the Asia-Pacific, Americas, Europe and MENA regions.  In addition to overseeing all portfolio and workplace services, Mr. Lewis was responsible for global account finance and accounting and led the effort to early renew and extend the global contract in 2015.  Prior to his role on the HSBC Account, Mr. Lewis served as Director of Global Internal Audit reporting directly to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors, with matrix reporting to the Global CFO.  He was responsible for establishing the audit function's strategic direction, ensuring the execution of a risk-based audit plan, oversight of the firm's Sarbanes-Oxley program, attracting and developing professional talent and served as the audit function's interface with the Audit Committee and executive management.  Mr. Lewis also served as a Senior Vice President of Corporate Capital Markets in the Americas region where he was responsible for developing and executing financial strategies for the firm's major occupier clients.  Prior to joining JLL, Mr. Lewis began his business career with Arthur Andersen and subsequently joined McDonald's Corporation where he held several positions in accounting and finance.

Representative clients:

  • HSBC
  • Bank of America
  • Citigroup
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Northern Trust
  • Canada Post
  • Whirlpool
  • General Motors
  • Delphi Automotive
  • Burlington Coat Factory
  • Motorola
  • Synopsys
  • Anthem
  • Tenet Healthcare

Education and Affiliations

Mr. Lewis received his Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Hampton University.