James L. Eichberg Broker of the Year Award Elizabeth Cooper JLL
An International Director at JLL, Elizabeth Cooper has negotiated more than 50 million square feet of lease transactions and is the co-chair of JLL’s Global Law Firm Group. Her colleagues say she works hard with the heart of a servant leader and is at the top of her game. With her impressive long term client generation and market-leading transactions, it’s no surprise that she consistently performs in the top 97th percentile of all brokerage business from within JLL. And yet, she still gives great time and attention to supporting her colleagues and mentorship. Firm leaders say she is an exemplary role model in the industry.
The business media hails Elizabeth a “Woman Worth Watching” (Diversity Journal), a “Woman of Influence” and national “Top 20 Leasing Broker” (Real Estate Forum), and one of “DC’s Power Women in Commercial Real Estate” (Bisnow). Within JLL, she was recognized as a “Top Gun” from 1999-2015 and won the firm’s prestigious “Champion of Excellence Award” in 2004 and currently is the executive sponsor of JLL’s Women’s Business Network.
Beyond these accolades, Elizabeth is dedicated to her community and the commercial real estate industry. Mentorship is a tremendously important part of Elizabeth’s career. She leads JLL’s mentor protégé program and volunteers as a mentor for many organizations including: the Economic Club of Washington, DC’s “Scholars to Leaders Mentor Program,” the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, Empowered Women International and Girls on the Run. She’s a past board member of the Washington Tennis and Education Foundation and the incoming President of CREBA where she has served on the executive committee for the past three years. Elizabeth Cooper is dependable and gets things done. She works hard for her clients and in her volunteer work, she delivers excellence and expects much from her team. She gives of her time to community efforts and to mentoring and supporting the careers of her less experienced colleagues. She’s a tough and smart negotiator. She is very likeable. Demonstrating excellence in all facets of her work, Elizabeth Cooper is most deserving of the James L. Eichberg Broker of the Year Award.