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Young Professionals Breakfast: Boston

Tuesday, June 25
Boston, MA

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Jacques Gordon joined the faculty of MIT’s Center for Real Estate as a Lecturer and an “Executive in Residence” in 2023.  He teaches Portfolio Management and does research on international real estate topics such as sustainability, transparency, capital markets, and investment strategy.  

From 1994-2022, Jacques was the Global Head of Research and Strategy for LaSalle Investment Management, a global real estate investment manager with $89 billion in assets under management. LaSalle is an affiliate of the global real estate services firm, JLL. At LaSalle, Jacques was responsible for the macro strategy and micro research used to guide investment decisions in 20 countries and he led the global research team.  

Jacques received the “Graaskamp Award” from the Pension Real Estate Association (PREA) for his contributions to real estate research and education.  He originated the Jones Lang LaSalle Global Transparency Index in 1999, which has become the world standard for understanding international real estate.  Jacques received his PhD from MIT, MSc from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania. 

He serves on the Boards of the JLL Income Property Trust, The Real Estate Research Institute, and The Institute for Urban Research at the University of Pennsylvania. He currently co-chairs the Social Impact committee at the Pension Real Estate Association and is a Hoyt Fellow.  

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