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LaSalle named 2021 Chicago Red Cross Corporate Wesbury Award winner

June 24, 2021
Award Achievements Chicago Red Cross

LaSalle Investment Management (“LaSalle”) is pleased to announce it has been named the 2021 Corporate Wesbury Award winner by the American Red Cross’s (“Red Cross”) Greater Chicago Chapter. The award recognizes those who enhance the visibility of the Red Cross by helping deliver their services and messages of health, safety and preparedness.

When the COVID-19 pandemic began in 2020, the U.S. faced a critical blood shortage due to social distancing, stay-home orders and other measures which made it difficult to host blood drives. LaSalle stepped up to help fill this gap by collaborating with the Red Cross to host 29 blood drives in properties across its portfolio. The drives yielded enough blood to save nearly 1,500 lives.

Kristy Heuberger, LaSalle Co-Head of the Americas, said: “We are extremely proud to receive this recognition from the Red Cross. As an organization, we are passionate about making a positive impact on where we live, work and invest. Finding a way to help the community in a time of need speaks volumes about the character of the individuals that make up our firm. We are thankful to our property teams for their assistance in executing these drives and to tenants for their participation. We are also grateful for the opportunity to contribute to the Red Cross’s essential mission, and would like to thank them for their guidance and this recognition.”

Celena Roldán, CEO, Illinois Red Cross, said: “We are proud to honor LaSalle Investment Management with the Chicago Red Cross Corporate Wesbury Award for 2021. During such a challenging year, LaSalle Investment Management was an important partner in securing the life-saving blood donations needed after so many blood drives were cancelled due to the pandemic. We appreciate LaSalle Investment Management hosting blood drives this past year in their properties. We are grateful for our partnership and know the many families that benefited due to the nearly 30 blood drives hosted share our appreciation.”

About the American Red Cross

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit or, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.

About LaSalle Investment Management

LaSalle Investment Management is one of the world’s leading real estate investment managers. On a global basis, we manage approximately $77 billion of assets in private equity, debt and public real estate investments as of Q4 2021. The firm sponsors a complete range of investment vehicles including open- and closed-end funds, separate accounts and indirect investments. Our diverse client base includes public and private pension funds, insurance companies, governments, corporations, endowments and private individuals from across the globe. For more information please visit and LinkedIn.

NOTE: This information discussed above is based on the market analysis and expectations of LaSalle and should not be relied upon by the reader as research or investment advice regarding LaSalle funds or any issuer or security in particular. The information presented herein is for illustrative and educational purposes and is not a recommendation, offer or solicitation to buy or sell any securities or to adopt any investment strategy in any jurisdiction where prohibited by law or where contrary to local law or regulation. Any such offer to invest, if made, will only be made to certain qualified investors by means of a private placement memorandum or applicable offering document and in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. Past performance is not indicative of future results, nor should any statements herein be construed as a prediction or guarantee of future results.

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