ULI Chicago recognized Thurber at the twenty-first annual Lifetime Achievement Award Dinner on Dec. 3 at the Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago.
For 21 years, The Lifetime Achievement Award has been recognizing professionals in Chicago’s real estate community whose lifetime contributions to real estate – and to civic, charitable and philanthropic endeavors – exemplify the spirit and mission of ULI.
“Lynn has been an inspiration, role model and mentor to many women and men across our industry and around the world,” Jeff Jacobson, chief executive officer of LaSalle Investment Management and Co-Chair of the Host Committee, said. “Most recently as ULI’s Global Chairman and before that as Chief Executive Officer of LaSalle Investment Management, Lynn has been at the forefront of many of the most important trends in the industry today including globalization, sustainability and diversity within the workplace.”
He said that beyond her accomplishments, Thurber’s most enduring leadership trait is her uncompromising honesty and integrity.
“No matter what the situation, Lynn has always abided by the principle of putting honesty and clients above all else which has earned her the utmost trust and respect within our industry,” he added.The Lifetime Achievement Award honors an individual whose achievements throughout their lifetime exemplify personal and professional contributions to the real estate industry and to the community.