JLL Names New Property Management Group Head [Updated]


Linda Aronson.
Linda Aronson.

Commercial real estate and investment management firm JLL (JLL) has appointed Managing Director Linda Aronson to spearhead the organization’s property management group in the New York tri-state market, according to a press release issued by JLL.

“We have restructured our property management group to facilitate the expansion of our third-party management portfolio in the New York tri-state area,” said Stephen Schlegel, the COO of JLL’s New York office, in prepared remarks. “Linda Aronson will focus on further building the business.”

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According to the press release, Ms. Aronson will be focusing on new business development efforts. Before she began her newly appointed role, Ms. Aronson oversaw property management services for JLL’s suburban tri-state markets. She previously worked at LaSalle Partners as a property accountant. She stayed with LaSalle Partners following its merger with Jones Lang Wootton in the late 1990s when the firms combined to form JLL.

“I’m looking forward to building on the solid property management business our team has developed and further expanding our presence in New York and the greater metropolitan area,” Ms. Aronson told Commercial Observer via a spokesman.

Today, JLL employs more than 1,600 real estate professionals in the New York tri-state commercial real estate market. In 2013, this portion of the company arranged capital markets transactions estimated at $2.1 billion. The company has 200 corporate offices worldwide.

Update: This story has been edited to include a quote from Ms. Aronson.