News release

Julie Hyson to lead JLL’s project & construction management business in the West

Known for being an energetic and visionary leader, Hyson will focus on creating a culture of innovation and excellence – inspiring top talent and accelerating value for clients.

August 24, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO, August 24, 2020 – JLL, a leading real estate and investment management firm, has announced Julie Hyson has been promoted to West Region Project and Construction Management lead. In this role she will lead JLL’s combined Corporate Solutions and Markets Project and Construction Management teams. Leading into this expansion of her role, she served as the Project and Construction Management Lead in Northern California, where she was responsible for a team of more than 185 professionals across the Bay Area and Sacramento. 

As the West Region Project and Construction Management Lead, Julie is responsible for the development and implementation of progressive and innovative models of service designed to accelerate value in the industry. Prior to her arrival at JLL, Hyson served as Vice President for a global development and construction company, where she was responsible for strategy, operations and growth in Northern California, the company’s first organically grown market.

“We are thrilled that Julie will be leading our Project and Development Service (PDS) team in the West. Her drive to build teams and a sustainable, client-focused business will have an immediate impact,” said Andy Poppink, President of JLL’s West Region. “Julie consistently goes the Extra Mile for our colleagues, clients and communities. She’s a phenomenal leader, committed to building diverse and inclusive teams, creative problem solving and accelerating innovation in the industry. I’m excited to partner with her as she leads our PDS team in the West.”

“I have moonshot ambitions for our diverse and talented team,” said Hyson. “I’m inspired by the opportunities that change and challenge bring. There is no shortage of either, particularly this year as we navigate a global pandemic and complex social crisis. We have a unique opportunity to provide the courageous leadership required to create positive, systemic change. I’m motivated to create a culture where innovation is accelerated through inclusivity; a place where our people can thrive as we partner with clients to shape the future of real estate for a better world.”

Hyson is often at the center of important social and community-based work. Whether mentoring women in the industry, serving as the Executive Sponsor of JLL’s Black Professionals Network (BPN), supporting the palliative care team at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland or organizing volunteer efforts at Horace Mann School in San Francisco – she is committed to empowering and improving the lives of others. Committed to continuous improvement and the advancement of the industry, Hyson has contributed to several organizations including, but not limited to: NAIOP, CIDCI, LCI, GWIC, USGBC, AIA and the Bay Area Council.

About JLL

JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. JLL shapes the future of real estate for a better world by using the most advanced technology to create rewarding opportunities, amazing spaces and sustainable real estate solutions for our clients, our people and our communities. JLL is a Fortune 500 company with annual revenue of $18.0 billion in 2019, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of nearly 93,000 as of June 30, 2020. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit