JLL Names Alan MacKenzie as New CEO of Canadian Markets
Real estate innovator to join JLL in September, 2019
TORONTO, July 31, 2019 – JLL today announced the appointment of Alan MacKenzie as CEO of Canadian Markets. MacKenzie will be responsible for developing JLL Canada’s business strategy, driving revenue, delivering best-in-class service to clients, and partnering with the company’s business in the Americas and globally. Based in Toronto, he will lead the business and its adoption of new technologies across Canada.
“We are thrilled to welcome Alan MacKenzie as our strategic leader in Canada,” said John Gates, CEO Americas Markets, JLL. “This is an exciting hire for both Canada and all of the Americas business. There is great potential in the Canadian market, and with Alan’s strong, proven leadership, we’ll continue to build on our business and digital leadership across the region.”
Bringing more than 30 years of experience, MacKenzie joins JLL from Triovest Realty Advisors, a real estate advisory and investment firm with over $10 billion in assets under management. During his three-year tenure as President, MacKenzie also assumed the role of Chief Investment Officer and Chief Operations Officer. While at Triovest, MacKenzie was tasked with driving value for internal and external clients through a results-focused leadership approach. He joined the company through the acquisition of MacKenzie Goulais, a retail and investment advisory business he founded in 2001. MacKenzie started his career as a broker at CBRE.
“I was attracted by JLL’s global brand, international platform, scale, and quality of its people,” said MacKenzie. “I look forward to growing JLL’s current business, expanding into new verticals and focusing on delivering high-end products to our new and future client base. I am impressed by JLL’s investment in technology and innovation, and I look forward to leading the company’s future advancements in this field.”
Since 2012, JLL Canada has grown exponentially achieving revenue growth of over 1,400% and has expanded its footprint to nine corporate offices across the country. MacKenzie will continue propelling JLL Canada’s growth and vision for innovation in real estate.
JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. Our vision is to reimagine the world of real estate, creating rewarding opportunities and amazing spaces where people can achieve their ambitions. In doing so, we will build a better tomorrow for our clients, our people and our communities. JLL is a Fortune 500 company with annual revenue of $16.3 billion, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of over 91,000 as of March 31, 2019. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit jll.com.