JLL named a Top Company for Executive Women for fourth straight year

National Association for Female Executives (NAFE) award recognizes women’s advancement efforts

March 07, 2019

CHICAGO, March 7, 2019 – Reinforcing its commitment to diversity, JLL (NYSE: JLL) has again been named one of the NAFE Top Companies for Executive Women. The 2019 award recognizes 70 companies that demonstrate effectiveness in moving women to senior ranks, including mentoring, sponsorship, involvement in employee-resource groups and leadership-development training. 

Greg O’Brien, CEO, JLL Americas, said, “Teams of people from different backgrounds and with different experiences provide a diversity of thought that’s critical to helping our people and clients achieve their ambitions. We’re pleased to receive this award for the fourth consecutive year, and we’ll continue to support and attract female employees because it’s imperative for our industry, the workforce and the broader economy.” 

The 2019 NAFE Top 70 Companies application includes more than 200 questions on topics including female representation at all levels, but especially the corporate officer and profit-and-loss leadership ranks. The application tracks and examines how many employees have access to programs and policies that promote advancement of women and how many employees take advantage of them, plus how companies train managers to help women advance. To be considered, companies must have a minimum of two women on their boards of directors, a U.S.-based CEO and at least 1,000 U.S. employees.

The full list of winners can be found on workingmother.com.

“Women make up nearly half our board of directors and we have a thriving Women’s Business Network,” said Monica Marquez, Head of Diversity & Inclusion, JLL Americas. “Our diverse workforce cultivates innovation, helps us stay at the forefront of an industry that is constantly changing and enables our people to do their best work for our clients.” 

Clients and third-party organizations continue to recognize JLL globally for its ethics, corporate citizenship and commitment to being an employer of choice. JLL has collected the following US and global awards in the last year:

  • Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies
  • FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies
  • The Drucker Institute’s Management Top 250
  • JUST 100 (America’s Most JUST Companies)
  • Forbes America’s Best Employers
  • Forbes America’s Best Employers for Diversity
  • LinkedIn Top Companies
  • Working Mother 100 Best Companies
  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index
  • BLACK ENTERPRISE Best Companies for Diversity

About JLL

JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. Our vision is to reimagine the world of real estate, creating rewarding opportunities and amazing spaces where people can achieve their ambitions. In doing so, we will build a better tomorrow for our clients, our people and our communities. JLL is a Fortune 500 company with annual revenue of $16.3 billion, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of over 90,000 as of December 31, 2018. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit jll.com

About NAFE

The National Association for Female Executives (NAFE), founded in 1972, serves members with networking, tools, and solutions to strengthen and grow their careers and businesses. Working Mother magazine publishes the annual NAFE Top Companies list. NAFE.com provides up-to-date information, a community for women in business, and access to member benefits. NAFE is a division of Working Mother Media, owned by Bonnier Corporation.