Lauro Ferroni

Director, Research, JLL

Current Responsibilities

Based in Chicago, Lauro Ferroni is a director on the firm’s real estate capital markets research platform for the Americas. His team’s responsibilities include driving the group’s capital markets research priorities, and tracking real estate transactions, global capital flows and investment yields.

Key responsibilities of the team include developing frameworks and analytics to inform clients’ investment strategies, positioning the firm as a thought leader, and executing custom advisory assignments for the firm’s top investor clients. The capital markets research team’s purview spans office, industrial, multifamily, retail and hotel investments.

In addition, Mr. Ferroni has accountability for the firm’s Hotels & Hospitality Group research platform, where he directs the efforts of a global team of researchers focusing on hotel investment and tourism research.


Mr. Ferroni joined JLL in 2007 and has driven the completion of numerous research initiatives related to real estate investment markets, and investors’ portfolio allocation strategies. As part of the research team, Mr. Ferroni has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, The New York Times, Reuters, and Bloomberg.

Education and Affiliations

Mr. Ferroni holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University.