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Current responsibilities
John is a senior member of the Firm's Global Corporate Solutions business, with responsibility for strategy and service delivery to selected clients worldwide.

He currently leads business development efforts for the Corporate Solutions business in the Northeast, and works with leading multi-national corporations to design and implement outsourcing solutions to deliver cost savings and service enhancements across the entire real estate life cycle.

Specialties
Based in New York, John advises clients on the development and implementation of real estate strategies and outsourcing solutions. 

He is past Chairman of the Banking Industry Group, and has worked with numerous clients across the financial services and manufacturing industries.  Selected global client relationships include Adidas, RBS, Unisys and Xerox.

Years of experience
32 years of experience

Experience
Prior to moving to New York in 2004, John lived in London for four years and was CEO of the Firm's European Corporate Solutions business and a member of the European Board for three years ending June 2004. 

John was a member of JLL's Global Management Executive Committee for four years following the merger of LaSalle Partners and Jones Lang Wootton in March, 1999, and a member of the Asia Pacific Board for two years ending December, 2001.

John lived in Los Angeles and was head of the Client Services Group for LaSalle Partners prior to its merger with Jones Lang Wootton in 1999. Prior to joining LaSalle in 1992, John was a Vice President in the Corporate Finance Group at Smith Barney for five years, where he advised clients related to raising equity and debt in the public markets and merger activity.

In addition, John was a Manager with Touche Ross Management Consulting for five years, where he specialized in operations reviews and financial feasibility studies.

Key transactions

  • Adidas – global transaction management
  • Bank of America – European outsourcing
  • The Walt Disney Company – global transaction management
  • Cisco – European outsourcing
  • Deutsche Bank – global transaction management
  • Thompson/Technicolor – North American transaction management
  • RBS – North American outsourcing
  • SAIC – North American outsourcing
  • Packard Bell – headquarter relocation
  • Thomson Reuters – North American Outsourcing
  • Unisys – global outsourcing
  • Wellpoint Health Networks – North American outsourcing
  • Xerox – North American outsourcing

Education
John received his MBA from the Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA, and his BA from Stanford University. 

Affiliations
He is an active member and speaker at Corenet events, ULI, and has presented at Institutional Investor's Annual CFO Conference.

John is also  past Chairman of the Firm's Banking Industry Group and a member of Corenet and past speaker at various CFO conferences.