Probst, Dan

Chairman of Energy and Sustainability Services
Jones Lang LaSalle
As Chairman of Energy and Sustainability Services globally, Dan Probst is responsible for developing and delivering products and services that help clients reduce energy costs and their real estate related environmental footprint through innovative portfolio and occupancy strategies, workplace standards, and operating practices. Dan is a founding and current member of Jones Lang LaSalle’s Global Environmental Sustainability Board. He also oversees the firm’s Engineering & Operations team across the Americas region. In his 33 years in commercial real estate—including 26 with Jones Lang LaSalle—Dan has played key roles in diverse areas of the business. Early in his career, he led the development of Jones Lang LaSalle’s Facility Management business, and as leader of the firm’s Engineering and Operations group, he launched the firm’s Energy Services and Mobile Engineering practices. He has played key roles on behalf of two of the firm’s largest corporate clients, serving one as COO responsible for 35 million square feet and a team of over 600 employees, and the other as Account Manager in charge of 165 employees serving 13 million square feet. Along with two other Jones Lang LaSalle executives, Dan co-authored the book “Six Sigma for Sustainability,” published by McGraw-Hill in 2011. He is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences serving the real estate, energy and sustainability fields. Dan has a Mechanical Engineering degree from Purdue University and an MBA from Indiana University. He is a registered Professional Engineer and a LEED Accredited Professional.