Jack Chandler is Managing Director of BlackRock and Chairman of BlackRock's Global Real Estate business. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2011, Chandler held various positions with LaSalle Investment Management throughout his 25-year service, most recently as the Global Chief Investment Officer and Executive Chairman for Asia Pacific where he oversaw the firm's principal investment activities and risk management process and was deeply involved in investment strategy and investor relations for the Asia Pacific region. In addition, he led the Client Services Group in creating new products and vehicles to expand LaSalle's investors' access to attractive investment opportunities across the globe. From 2000 until 2010, he was the Chief Executive Officer for Asia Pacific, where he was responsible for creating the firm's Asia Pacific business into a $7.4 billion AUM business with six commingled funds and more than 200 employees based in six offices across Asia Pacific. Prior to relocating to Asia in 2000 to launch the business there, Chandler was Managing Director for the firm's direct investment activities in the U.S. He received a B.S. in industrial engineering from the University of Massachusetts and an MBA from Harvard Graduate School of Business. He is a founding member of the Asian Real Estate Association and a member of ULI and PREA.