Alan R. Kleber, MCR
Executive Managing Director
Alan Kleber is an Executive Managing Director based in JLL’s South Florida office. Alan is a critical thinker that passionately specializes in advising organizations in the development and execution of impactful real estate solutions that empower the enterprise’s talent, optimizes financial outcomes, and aligns with operational objectives. Alan’s practice is focused on the development and implementation of corporate real estate portfolio optimization and headquarters/mission critical strategies. Alan’s responsibility is to deploy his knowledge, expertise, and full breadth of JLL’s platform to implement an evidenced based business case approach to deliver strategic guidance and actionable insights in support of client objectives.
Alan’s real estate experience spans over 24+ years’ of exclusively focusing on the tradecraft of advising and representing the professional services and corporate occupiers’ segment of the commercial real estate industry. In addition to his subject matter expertise, Alan’s background includes experience as a successful business owner of a high growth organization. Alan’s career experiences are complimentary insomuch as he understands
the importance and connectivity of aligning real estate and business strategy in support of organizational ambitions. Alan joined JLL in December 2015 as a result of Co-leading the acquisition of Cresa Florida’s operations and merging its 31 professionals with JLL’s Florida operations.
Prior to JLL, Alan was an owner and Managing Principle of Cresa responsible for developing and executing the vision for the Florida market. Alan serviced as the national Chairman of the Cresa Strategic Leadership Council that focused on shaping the culture and vision of Cresa in collaboration with Cresa’s Board of Directors. During Alan’s 4.5-year tenure with Cresa, he and his partners, successfully grew the enterprise from 10 to 32 employees, achieving 238% revenue growth and corresponding enterprise value, ultimately concluding in an M&A with JLL.
Prior to Cresa, Alan enjoyed a seventeen (17) year career as Senior Director of Cushman & Wakefield and participated in C&Ws inaugural Career Development Program class in 1995/96. Alan was a member of C&W’s national Tenant Advisory Group and was consistently recognized for achieving the highest honors in client satisfaction and revenue achievements.
Alan’s span of experience has culminated with the awareness that his business may be focused on real estate services but ultimately, he has concluded, that his core expertise is helping organizations drive stakeholder consensus and alignment to assure successful decision making and outcomes.
Education and affiliations
Alan graduated from The Florida State University with a double degree in Real Estate and Finance. Alan has also earned the Masters in Corporate Real Estate (MCR) from CoreNet Global. Alan serves as a Board Member for the following intuitions: The FSU Real Estate Center, Babson Colleges Miami WinLab, and The Miami-Dade Beacon Council.