Jeff Jacobson is responsible for driving strong, consistent investment decisions and performance in private and public real estate across the world. In addition, Jeff sits on the Global Executive Board of JLL, of which LaSalle is an independent subsidiary.
Jeff’s diverse career in real estate spans three decades, during which he has lived and worked on three continents. He started his current role as Global CEO in 2007. Prior to that, he was Regional CEO for LaSalle’s European operation, based in London, where he led all aspects of the business.
Jeff is responsible for the global management of the LaSalle’s operations and investment activity in all major markets within Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. He is a member of LaSalle’s Investment Committees in all three regions. Under his tenure, LaSalle has grown into a global leader in real estate investment management for institutional and individual clients.
Jeff earned Bachelors and Master’s degrees from Stanford University. He previously served on the management board of the European Association for Investors in Non-listed Real Estate Vehicles (INREV). He is also a member of the Pension Real Estate Association, the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate and the Stanford Real Estate Council (SREC).