Dusty is the Senior Vice President and East Region Account Digital Advisor for JLL Corporate Solutions. Beyond being a top contributor to the Digital Advisory practice's growth, Dusty is helping to bring clarity for clients in the increasingly complex CRE/Facilities & IoT Technology ecosystem. Dusty brings a broad array of Commercial and Corporate Real Estate experience and over 15 years of cross functional practice in the areas of transaction management, site selection, portfolio strategy, workplace consulting and CRE technologies (IWMS, Point Solutions, B.I., and O.T./Smart Buildings).
Dusty is known for his industry thought leadership around Corporate Real Estate and Workplace Technology and is a past host for CoreNet Global’s ‘What’s Next’ podcast and author of CoreNet LEADER Magazine's January 2019 cover story, 'Journey to the Intelligent Workplace.' Dusty is also a regular media contributor and speaker for various organizations such as REALCOMM/IBCON (2019), IAOP (2019), AVI-SPL TechSpark Series (2019), X-Lab 2019/Brooklyn, CoreNet Global Summit (2018), WORKTECH San Francisco (2018), SHRM (various), iOffice Workplace Innovator Podcast (2018) and Bloomberg Businessweek (2017). His 'Connected Places' (Technology's Impact on Where and How We Work) 'talk' has been presented via numerous international webinars and witnessed by live audiences in New York, Boston, Chicago, Toronto, London (UK) and as a guest lecturer at the Frederik Meijer Honors College at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Dusty resides in Holland, Michigan with his wife and three children.
Senior Vice President
Sep 2018 - Present
Technology advisory/solutioning and ongoing account (tech strategy/program) management for over 50 JLL Corporate Solutions accounts. Platforms include iOffice, Asure, UIQ, VergeSense, Modo Labs, JiLL, Tririga, Archibus, FM Systems, Manhattan, Maximo, Corrigo, CoStar Real Estate Manager, Clarizen and other custom JLL solutions.
-Newmark Knight Frank-
Senior Managing Director, Global Corporate Services
Jun 2015 - Sep 2018
- Innovation & Solutions Team, housed in NKF's Global Corporate Services. IST provides a multidisciplinary approach to corporate real estate and workplace strategy challenges. Many of our engagements involve Technology Consulting, Workplace Strategy Consulting and ongoing project or program management. Unique engagements include contributing to industry product roadmaps to platform vendors such as Herman Miller's LiveOS, Teem and SpaceIQ.
Aug 2013 - Aug 2008
OfficeGrade.com started as an online tenant satisfaction survey platform and grew to a provider of multi-tenant office property mobile apps (tenant directories, retailer promotions, etc.).
-Qube Global Software-
Aug 2013 - May 2015
New software sales and account management for Qube Global Software (now MRI), a UK based, global provider of CRE technology solutions including Qube Horizon (IWMS), Qube Space (CADM's Accordant Locator), Planet FM and other regional based solutions. Sample corporate clients included HSBC, HP, Intel, Hanes Brands, Coca-Cola, Zurich Financial, Barclays, American Airlines, Fidelity, Nokia, TESCO, Simson Thacher, Bank of Montreal & HMS Host. Sample investment management clients included LaSalle Investment Management, Aberdeen, Redevco, Threadneedle, Hammerson, Intu, and Grosvenor for a total of over $1 Trillion in assets being managed by Qube Technology.
-Michigan Economic Development Corporation-
Manager, Site Location Services
Oct 2009 - Jul 2013
Primary inbound statewide site selection coordinator during end of Governor Granholm and start of Governor Snyder's terms - served as the state's primary liaison to the National Location Advisory and Corporate Real Estate Communities (included lead consultants for CBRE, JLL, Cushman Wakefield, Colliers, NKF, Deloitte, E&Y, Grant Thornton and others).
-Detroit Economic Growth Corporation-
Business Attraction Manager
Jan 2009 - Oct 2009
Was responsible for downtown office and retail business attraction.
Senior Transaction Advisor
Feb 2007 - Jan 2009
Tenant rep brokerage; primary account, Chrysler, LLC- also assisted Zurich International, Wachovia Securities and LandAmerica Title with their Michigan requirements. Also served as portfolio manager for Strategic Staffing Solutions.
-NAI Global(Farbman Group)-
Director of Tenant Relations & Marketing
Nov 2005 - Feb 2007
Third party landlord representation for The First National, Penobscot & Cadillac Tower office buildings in downtown Detroit. Responsibility also included daily operations and P&L responsibility for SMART DETROIT, an executive suites/co-working center located inside the Penobscot Building.