Mr. Duff is Vice President in JLL's Cleveland office and Market Leader, where he provides variable project management services throughout the region. Mr. Duff is responsible for all aspects of the local project management operation as well as project planning, execution and delivery, including budgeting, design and construction coordination, quality control and relocation. The JLL Cleveland team of project managers serves our Brokers, and various local and national corporate accounts. This team provides complete project management services on a variety of projects from ground up construction to tenant improvement through large and complex relocation assignments.
Mr. Duff has over 20 years of experience in the management of construction and development projects. Jack has worked for development groups, construction companies and CM firms where he was accountable for establishing project budgets and schedules, negotiating and procuring all subcontracts, monitoring and managing all financial projections for labor, material, subcontractors, equipment and consultants, managing projects from concept to completion.
Mr. Duff's most notable project experience was while he served as Senior Construction Administrator and Field Manager at URS completing the Cleveland Global Center for Health Innovation & Cleveland Convention Center project, which is valued at over $387 million and encompasses over 1.3 million square feet. His responsibilities included construction administration and management, performing and administrating the project punch list, closeout and all field A/E coordination, while serving as construction liaison between the owner, URS (including 50 consulting engineers and architects) and Turner Construction.
Mr. Duff also managed the CVS – Omnicare Restack, in Cincinnati, Ohio where he managed its consolidation effort, which included move services, decommission of office space, and programming efforts for a short notice, expedited building restack.
Mr. Duff has also worked with various project teams performing constructability reviews and cost estimating. Mr. Duff possesses GSA Contractor Security Clearance, DOD Contractor Security Clearance, and OSHA 30 Hour Certification.
Education and Affiliations
Mr. Duff earned a bachelor of arts / communications from Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. He served in the United States Army, 75th Ranger Regiment & 82nd Airborne Division. Mr. Duff has also completed OSHA 10-Hour Certification.