Jeff Lessard is a Senior Managing Director in Cushman & Wakefield’s Strategic Consulting group, and also serves as the company’s National Location Strategy Lead and the Head of Tri-State Strategic Consulting. He specializes in the development of headquarters, location, workplace, and regional master plan strategies.
During his tenure with Cushman & Wakefield he has been promoted to positions of increasing responsibility. His responsibilities with Strategic Consulting are global in scope, and his project work has spanned multiple industries – insurance, financial services, telecommunications, media, energy, and consumer goods.
Until 2007, Mr. Lessard was Project Manager of the Real Estate Executive Board (a business unit of the Corporate Executive Board company), where he led projects on behalf of senior real estate executives.
EDUCATION, MEMBERSHIPS AND AWARDS
Mr. Lessard is a member CoreNet, and is a past executive fiduciary for Cushman & Wakefield’s 401(k) plan. In October 2012 he was named one of Real Estate Forum’s top “40 Under 40” real estate professionals. He writes a weekly email newsletter on real estate, technology, architecture, design, and economics.