News release

JLL names head of solutions development for work dynamics

In her new role, Jessica Pernicone brings over 23 years of commercial real estate experience helping clients align their business priorities to their real estate needs

April 17, 2024

Ryan Beyler

JLL Sr. Associate, Public Relations
+1 312 702 4312

CHICAGO, April 17, 2024 – JLL announced today that it has promoted Jessica Pernicone to Global Head of Solutions Development for its Work Dynamics business. Effective immediately, Pernicone now leads the team that delivers customized solutions to occupier clients, shaping the future of real estate for a better world.

An integral part of Work Dynamics since joining JLL in 2013, Pernicone specializes in delivering technology-enabled solutions and innovative experiences that allow organizations across sectors like life sciences, financial services, manufacturing and technology to successfully manage their real estate portfolios.

“Jessica’s extensive industry knowledge, collaborative nature and passion for creating value for our clients make her ideal for this role,” said Cynthia Kantor, CEO, Project and Development Services, JLL, and Chief Client and Growth Officer, JLL Work Dynamics. “I am confident that under her leadership, Work Dynamics will continue to bring the best of JLL to our clients, serving as trusted advisors around the world driving exceptional client solutions and outcomes that solve the key challenges impacting their industries today and tomorrow.”

Pernicone will continue to increase global connectivity for the Solutions Development, Sales & Pursuit Enablement and Solutions Management teams. She and her team collaborate with clients to understand their unique challenges and goals, leveraging JLL’s deep expertise, technology and resources to develop tailored solutions.

Jessica Pernicone, JLL

“I look forward to continuing to enhance our relationships with clients and maintain a positive team-focused culture,” Pernicone said. “Creating diverse and inclusive environments where individuals can thrive by being their authentic selves, build personal connections among teams and foster collaboration is a passion of mine and drives collective success.”

Prior to joining JLL, Pernicone was a Vice President with DTZ in their Global Corporate Services group and previously Senior Director of Customer Solutions for EMCOR Facilities Services and UMS Facilities Consulting, now Trascent Advisory. She is active in CoreNet Global and recently served on the Executive Committee of their Global Board of Directors.

JLL Work Dynamics partners with leading organizations across industry sectors, creating environments that achieve a more humancentric, resilient and responsible approach to shaping a better world of work. With more than 46,000 local and global specialists, the team enables clients to enhance the performance of their portfolios and people to see what’s possible in a more sustainable and inclusive built environment. Through technology enabled solutions, Work Dynamics creates safe and inspiring spaces around the world for people to collaborate, innovate and drive meaningful change anywhere that work is performed. Work Dynamics manages over 2 billion square feet of real estate and has averted more than 112,700 metric tons of CO2e by advising clients on renewable energy projects. For more information, visit JLL’s Occupier Services page.

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About JLL

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