News release

JLL expands Integrated Portfolio Solutions (IPS) team in Cleveland

Real estate expert Thomas E. Swift joins JLL as Senior Manager

August 25, 2020

CLEVELAND, August 25, 2020 — JLL continues to expand its Integrated Portfolio Services (IPS) expertise in the Midwest. Today, the firm announced the addition of Thomas E. Swift as Senior Manager, Transaction Management in its Cleveland office.

“Tom is a great addition to JLL's IPS platform. His global expertise, deep understanding of corporate real estate and required processes will help us continue to provide the best resources and exceed expectations for our clients,” said Managing Director Joe Messina. “Tom is truly a "diamond in the rough" and we are excited he chose JLL to continue his growth in the industry.”

Swift brings more than 32 years of experience to JLL with a background in global real estate portfolio management, procurement, financial analysis and more. Throughout his career, he has managed real estate portfolios totaling more than 12 million square feet across 160 sites in 24 countries with an annual spend of greater than $50 million.

Swift’s hire comes at an ideal time as JLL’s IPS team continues to guide its expanding client base on navigating the unprecedented implications of COVID-19.

“I’m thrilled to join JLL and begin leveraging its world-class platform to support clients’ needs,” said Swift. “Workplace strategy, occupancy planning and space utilization are going to be key to executing strategies that set clients’ portfolios up for success.”

Prior to joining JLL, Swift served in numerous management roles exercising his corporate real estate expertise. He earned a Master of Corporate Real Estate (MCR) from CoreNet, a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting from Grand Valley University.

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