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  • Preferred Name: Jeff

    Last Name: Jacobson

    Degree String (Type, Year): ('83, MA '84)

    Job Title: Retired CEO

    Company Name: Formerly LaSalle

    Bio: Jeff Jacobson is currently a Senior Advisor to The Vistria Group, a Chicago headquartered private equity firm, and Chairman of the Board member of Cadillac Fairview Corporation a leading Canadian real estate owner and developer. Prior to his retirement in 2021 Jeff was Chief Executive Officer of LaSalle Investment Management where he was responsible for a 900-person team managing over $70B of investments in both private and public real estate across all major markets within Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. Jeff was a member of Jones Lang LaSalle's Global Executive Board, and a member of the Jones Lang LaSalle Co-Investment Capital Allocation Committee. Prior to his appointment as Global CEO in January 2007, Jeff was Regional CEO for LaSalle's European operation based in London. Jeff has over 35 years of property investment and transaction experience across the globe. Jeff holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Stanford, and a Master's degree from Stanford University's Food Research Institute.