News release

JLL Canada welcomes Claudia Verno as National Director of Research

Seasoned economic consultant to lead JLL Canada’s research team

May 10, 2021

TORONTO, May 10, 2021 – JLL announced today the hiring of Claudia Verno as National Director of Research in Canada. Verno will be focused on developing strategies that leverage data, thought leadership, and technologies that will help inform JLL’s clients of real estate strategies and drive value to their businesses.

“With Claudia’s leadership and expertise, we are excited to strategically grow our research platform nationally”, said Alan MacKenzie, CEO, JLL Canada. “As an expert in economics and sustainability, Claudia will help connect our research with JLL’s ambition of shaping the future of real estate for a better world.”

Verno has been working as a professional economist for over 17 years. She has a wide variety of experience including policy analysis, country risk assessment, macroeconomic forecasting, trade, government and finance. Prior to joining JLL, Verno led the natural catastrophe and climate change team at a trade association representing home, auto, and business insurance companies in Canada. She managed an economics team and monitored all G7 economies and some of the largest emerging markets.

“I look forward to partnering with Canada’s exceptional research team and enhance and leverage our detailed knowledge of our local economies and real estate markets”, said Claudia Verno. “My expertise and values are aligned with JLL’s purpose and I’m eager to demonstrate how our research can truly impact our clients’ businesses.”

Verno earned a Master’s degree in Economics from McGill University and a Bachelor’s Degree in International Economics from Aix-Marseille University.

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