JLL has named Efrain Rivera as an independent, non-executive member of its board of directors effective Oct. 1. Rivera is currently SVP, CFO and treasurer of Paychex Inc.
Previously, Rivera spent 20 years at Bausch & Lomb, where he held senior management positions, including corporate VP and CFO. Rivera has also served in higher education administration.
“Efrain’s financial and operational expertise on a global scale will help guide JLL as we continue to expand our global operating platform,” said Christian Ulbrich, JLL CEO.
In addition to Ulbrich and board chairman Siddharth (Bobby) Mehta, other members of JLL’s board include Hugo Bagué, Matthew Carter, Jr., Samuel A. Di Piazza, Jr., Tina Ju, Bridget Macaskill, Deborah H. McAneny, Jeetu Patel, Sheila A. Penrose and Ann Marie Petach.
Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces.
Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications.
Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).