Greg O'Brien is Chief Executive Officer of Markets at JLL, a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. In his role, Greg is the Global Executive Board member responsible for strategic leadership and oversight of all regional and local market operations. He works closely with JLL’s clients and teams in cities around the world, helping tailor technology solutions for clients looking to use big data. Additionally, Greg is a member of the Global Executive Board with responsibility for strategic leadership and oversight of all regional and local market operations including the Leasing, Property and Asset Management, Consulting and Project & Development Services businesses. Greg has three decades of diverse career in commercial real estate. He has helped investors buy skyscrapers and shopping malls and worked with companies navigating lease agreements and large-scale renovation projects.
He came to JLL during the acquisition of The Staubach Company, where he was CEO, in 2008. In the decade plus since, he has held numerous senior leadership roles at JLL.
He is a strong believer in the value of education and has served on the board of directors of Teach for America since 2000.
He serves on the advisory boards for two private companies, Strategic Buildings Incorporated and Accustream.