Dusty is the Senior Vice President and co-leader of
JLL’s new Digital Advisory practice within JLL Technology Solutions. His
industry experience and expertise not only enable him to lead this growing
practice, but to cultivate and enhance value and operational efficiencies for clients.
Dusty brings a broad array of Corporate Real Estate experience and many years
of cross functional practice in the areas of portfolio strategy and facilities
Dusty is known for his industry thought leadership
around Corporate Real Estate and Workplace technologies and is a current host
for CoreNet Global’s ‘What’s Next’ podcast series. Dusty is also a regular
media contributor and speaker for various organizations such as IAOP, IFMA, WORKTECH,
SHRM, CoreNet Global (LEADER Magazine), and Bloomberg Businessweek. His token 'Connected Places: Technology’s Impact on
Where and How We Work'
has been presented via numerous international webinars and witnessed by live
audiences in Salt Lake City, Chicago, London (UK) and most recently as a guest
lecturer at the Frederik Meijer Honors College at GVSU.
Prior to joining JLL, Dusty was a Senior Managing
Director at Newmark Knight Frank, and leader of the global Connected Places
practice group, where he facilitated numerous Employee Experience workshops and
technology program managed (and roadmaped) various Smart Workplace programs
aimed to achieve over $200 million in annual productivity gains. Prior to
Newmark, Dusty led the North American Commercial
Real Estate Technologies group for UK based Qube Global Software, which has
provided IWMS and point solutions for companies such as HSBC, American
Airlines, Intel, Hanes Brands, HP, Nokia, Coca-Cola, Barclays, Fidelity Investments,
TESCO, Bank of Montreal, and HMS Host amongst others. Dusty’s CRE career began
in Detroit as a Property/Portfolio Manager for NAI Global and later a Workplace
& Transaction Advisor for UGL Equis (now Cushman Wakefield), where he was
engaged in over 20 million square feet of Commercial Real Estate transactions
related to Chrysler Corporation’s Midwest disposition strategy in 2007-2009.
Education and Affiliations
Dusty attended Grand Valley State University (Communications
& Psychology) and the Graduate College of Geography and Urban Planning at
Wayne State University in Detroit. Dusty has served as a Director for the
Commercial Board of Realtors (CBOR/State of Michigan) and is the current VP at
Large for the CoreNet Michigan Chapter Board of Directors. Dusty was a Crain’s
Detroit Business ’20 in their 20’s, Class of 2008, and ’40 under 40,’ class of
2013 for the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).
Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Dusty.