LaSalle Appoints Usman Shakeel as Americas Chief Compliance Officer
CHICAGO (July 7, 2017) – LaSalle Investment Management (“LaSalle”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Usman Shakeel as its Americas Chief Compliance Officer within its private equity business, effective June 2017.
In this role, Mr. Shakeel is responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of compliance programs in the Americas region and for performing legal functions in support of LaSalle’s investment advisory business.
David Doherty, LaSalle Americas General Counsel, commented: “LaSalle is committed to conducting business with the highest degree of ethics, integrity, and compliance, and Usman’s appointment reflects our focus on maintaining a strong fiduciary mindset. We are pleased to welcome him to this important role within our Americas business during a critical period of growth for the firm.”
Mr. Shakeel joined LaSalle in April 2017 from the law firm Latham & Watkins LLP where he focused on investment management matters for private equity and hedge fund clients. Prior to that, he worked as a Senior Associate and Consultant at Deloitte and FTI Consulting respectively.
Mr. Shakeel received his law degree from Northwestern University School of Law, and received his undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
About LaSalle Investment Management
LaSalle Investment Management is one of the world’s leading real estate investment managers with approximately $58 billion of private and public equity and private debt investments under management of all LaSalle Investment Management affiliates. LaSalle Investment Management’s diverse client base includes public and private pension funds, insurance companies, governments, corporations, endowments and private individuals from across the globe. LaSalle Investment Management affiliates sponsor a complete range of investment vehicles including separate accounts, open- and closed-end funds, public securities and entity-level investments. LaSalle Investment Management affiliates are wholly-owned, operationally independent subsidiaries of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated (NYSE: JLL), one of the world’s largest real estate companies. For more information please visit www.lasalle.com.
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