Jones Lang LaSalle Ltd.

07/04/2023 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/04/2023 09:15

JLL appoints Ross Petar to Head of Operational Real Estate, Value and Risk Advisory, EMEA

JLL has appointed Ross Petar as Head of Operational Real Estate, Value and Risk Advisory, EMEA. Ross will lead the EMEA Operational Real Estate sectors including Self Storage, Data Centres, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Student Housing and Hotels & Leisure. This strategic appointment highlights JLL's commitment to deepening its market-leading sector expertise and connectivity at a time when clients need it most.

Ross joined JLL in 2014 and led the UK and Northern European Hotels & Leisure team, before being promoted to lead the EMEA Hotels & Leisure team in December 2019. During his tenure, Ross has grown operational real estate businesses with an unparalleled commitment to client service, technology, transformation, and sustainability.

Ross Petar, Head of Operational Real Estate Value and Risk Advisory, EMEA: "I am very pleased to be taking on this new role and expand my existing responsibilities. The consolidation of key segments of our Operational Real Estate practice will enable JLL to offer our clients even deeper sector expertise, dedicated account management and consistent delivery across the breadth and depth of real estate activity, defining the industry standard. I am passionate about enabling our people to bring real-time valuations and innovative growth strategies to our clients across the segment."

Mark Wynne Smith, Global CEO, Value and Risk Advisory: "The creation of the Operational Real Estate role is key to our strategic growth and builds on the consolidation of core sectors across EMEA. It is essential that we help our clients understand the future of value and risk to inform their strategic decisions. I am delighted to be able to champion JLL's talent. Ross' exceptional track record, of bringing together talented teams which leverage the power of data to serve our clients coherently across complex markets, make him the ideal person for this role."

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