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Brian Klinksiek

Global Head of Research and Strategy
Joined in September 2020
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Brian Klinksiek is LaSalle’s Global Head of Research and Strategy and is responsible for the firm’s strategic outlook. He manages the global research team and oversees the investment risk, global quantitative and climate strategy functions. He is editor-in-chief of LaSalle’s Insights, Strategy and Analysis (ISA) thought leadership suite and is a member of the Global Investment Committee and Global Management Committee. Brian also leads the expansion and enhancement of LaSalle’s analytical tools and supports investor relations activities.

Prior to his elevation to the global role in 2023, Brian was head of LaSalle’s European Research and Strategy team for two years. Brian previously held various research and strategy leadership roles at Heitman in Hong Kong, London and Chicago.

Brian holds a Bachelor of Arts with honors and distinction from Stanford University, and an Master’s of Business Administration with high honors from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago. He is an active member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Global Exchange Council and the Stanford Alumni Real Estate Council (SREC) and serves on the board of the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate (AFIRE). He is a dual US and UK national.