Stuart L. Scott

Stuart L. Scott retired on January 1, 2005 as Chairman of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated, the world’s leading real estate services and investment management firm with approximately 40,000 employees based in more than 100 key markets on five continents. He had served as Chief Executive Officer of LaSalle Partners, where he led the firm’s rapid growth, initial public offering in 1997, and aggressive merger and acquisition program culminating in the 1999 merger of LaSalle Partners and Jones Lang Wooten.  He was the first Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Jones Lang LaSalle.  He began his career at LaSalle Partners as President of the Development Division.  Prior to joining the firm in 1973 he was an attorney for the Securities and Exchange Commission and a member of the Board of Directors of Arthur Rubloff & Company.  Mr. Scott received the distinguished “Real Estate Executive of the Year” award in 1999 during the Commercial Property World real estate conference in New York. He was the recipient of the 2004 Urban Land Institute Lifetime Achievement Award.  Mr. Scott is a graduate of Hamilton College and Northwestern University School of Law.


  • Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (Retired member of the Board of Directors/Board Chair for seven years)
  • Hamilton College in Clinton, New York (Life Trustee and Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Trustees)
  • African Wildlife Foundation, a Nairobi based NGO (Trustee)
  • LaSalle Hotel Properties, a New York Stock Exchange company (Chairman of the Board of Directors)