Head of Americas Research & Strategy
Based in Boston, Julia is responsible for guiding the strategic vision and organization of the Americas’ 200-person Research team, which includes the United States, Canada and Latin America. She is a member of the Global Research Executive Board and closely collaborates with JLL’s EMEA and APAC regions to bring the best of JLL’s research to its global and national clients.
In her 15-year career with JLL, Julia has held a variety of roles within the Research organization. She began her career with the Staubach Company in San Francisco, taking on research responsibilities in the Bay Area after its acquisition by JLL in 2008. Since that time, Julia has led JLL’s U.S. office research platform, co-founded and led JLL’s U.S. technology research practice and launched multiple national research programs and initiatives. Most recently, she led the research platform across the East Region and Canada.
Julia’s subject matter expertise spans both the occupier and investor businesses at JLL, with a special focus on innovation markets as well as the technology and life sciences sectors, two industries that have had a significant impact on the commercial real estate industry over the past decade. Additionally, Julia has spent nearly a decade studying the future of work and the impact of the macroeconomy on the built environment.
Education and affiliations:
Julia earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in International Business from San Diego State University and a Master of Business Administration degree in Global Strategic Management from Dominican University of California.
Julia enjoys spending time with her family and fanatically cheering on her two sons at their sporting events. She is a regular volunteer at her children’s elementary school as well as with the National Brain Tumor Society.