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Tim Kessler

Global Chief Operating Officer
Chicago
Joined in August 2017
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Tim Kessler

Tim Kessler is Global Chief Operating Officer at LaSalle. He is focused on identifying, evaluating and aligning resources to pursue organic and inorganic growth opportunities for LaSalle around the world. Tim is on and works closely with LaSalle’s Global Management Committee to further develop LaSalle’s corporate strategy and to implement best practices and technology solutions across the platform to ensure the firm continues to provide industry-leading investment performance and service to its clients. Previously, he was the Global Head of Corporate Strategy and Development from 2017 to 2021.

Tim began his career in the real estate and finance industries in 2002. He spent 10 years at FPL Advisory Group where he led the management consulting business and served as a strategic, organizational, and financial advisor to clients across all sectors of commercial real estate. Prior to FPL, he worked as a consultant with ZS Associates and in Investment Banking at Bear Stearns.

Tim graduated from Harvard University with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and earned a Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.