Scott Speirs is an Executive Vice President of the Capital Markets Group of JLL Inc. He provides advisory and transaction services to investment clients. He specializes in growing the Groups office and industrial investment service line in the Greater Montral Area and throughout the province of Qubec.
Mr. Speirs has over 15 years of commercial real estate experience, both in real estate brokerage and investment management.
Prior to joining the Capital Markets Group, Mr. Speirs worked as Standard Life Investments as the European Portfolio Manager responsible for acquisitions and asset management for the region of Southern Europe. He managed a diversified commercial real estate portfolio (office, retail, logistics/industrial, hotel) valued at over $400 million. From 2008 to 2012, he worked for LaSalle Investment Management managing over $1 billion of real estate on behalf of some of the largest real estate investors in the world. These included CPPIBs Paris office fund valued at $250 million, the office component of the ADIA separate account valued at $250 million and CalPERS separate account valued at $200 million.
Prior to this, Mr. Speirs was integral in growing the Industrial Services team in JLLs Montral office. He played a significant role in recruiting and managing a dedicated team of industrial specialists, while sourcing and executing several of the most high profile real estate transactions in the Greater Montral area.
In 2008, Mr. Speirs was nominated to participate in JLLs prestigious International Leadership Development Program. In 2011, Mr. Speirs was nominated to LaSalle Investment Managements European Asset Management Board with the mandate to optimize the companys asset management capabilities by implementing best practices from across various European regions. Mr. Speirs holds a Bachelor of Arts from Concordia University and is a licensed Real Estate Broker in the province of Qubec.