JLL Names New CIO, Americas

Matthew Gonterman previously held several information management and IT leadership positions with General Electric and SIRVA Inc.

ChicagoJLL has announced the appointment of Matthew Gonterman as CIO, Americas, effective Nov. 21. Gonterman will be based in Chicago and be responsible for driving growth by providing innovative, integrated technology solutions for the company and its clients in the Americas markets.

Matthew Gonterman, JLL CIO, Americas
Matthew Gonterman, JLL CIO, Americas

“I look forward to working with JLL’s Americas leadership and Global Technology Group in this capacity,” said Gonterman in prepared remarks. “JLL has a long and successful history, and I’m eager to apply my technology and management expertise to help both JLL and its clients achieve investment and business objectives.”

Reporting to CEO Greg O’Brien and Global CIO David Johnson, and partnering with Eddy Wagoner, global CIO of Corporate Solutions, Gonterman will also be working closely with the Americas Executive Committee and become a member of JLL’s Global Technology Group.

Gonterman joins JLL from SIRVA Inc., where he served as senior vice president & CIO. Before that, he held several information management and IT leadership positions during more than 10 years with General Electric.

“Successfully focusing data, analytics and technology to meet the increasingly complex needs of our firm, and our clients’ companies, is a critical part of our long-term strategy. Matt has more than 15 years of experience developing, implementing and operating information technology (IT) solutions, and his expertise will ensure JLL continues to be a technology leader in our industry,” said O’Brien in prepared remarks.

“He has demonstrated great skill in making complex technology and processes understandable so they can be easily adopted. With his guidance, we will go to the next level of modernizing our business practices and accessing information that will help JLL provide leading-edge services to our clients.”

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