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United States
April 30, 2014

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Mel Myrie III

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Long Island City, NY




Strong detail oriented professional with fifteen years of financial

accounting and operations experience. A dependable, thorough, well-

organized individual who multi-tasks and communicates effectively. An

experienced leader with major strengths in team building, problem solving,

and operations


Jones Lang LaSalle, New York, NY

Senior Vice President - Region Finance Director/Controller

May 2011 to March 2014

Head of finance for Northeast Market Solutions business unit reporting

directly to the regional COO and business unit CFO; key advisor and

strategic partner to leadership for all financial and operational matters

that supports revenue producing staff of 220 brokers, 170 project managers,

and 190 property management professionals

Director of 10 person accounting team for the $230 million Northeast market

solutions business responsible for accounting functions; budgeting,

forecasting, monthly close, SAB 101 revenue recognition, and accounts


Designed and implemented controls that reduced operating expense by 12%

for the Northeast Market Solutions business group

Restructured and implemented national executive reporting dashboard to

"one page" that provides leadership with financial metrics and key

variance driver information in each region

Advised external consultants and beta tested installation of Hyperion

budgeting system for JLL's Corporate Solutions business

Jones Lang LaSalle, New York, NY

Vice President - Region Operations Manager

April 2006 to 2011

Northeast region operation manger for the Project and Development Services

business unit; responsible for profit and loss, driving strategy, and

overall business success with operating control over 140 employees in NY,

NJ, Connecticut, and Philadelphia generating annual revenue of $24 million

with services that include base building development management, complex

redevelopments, tenant fit-out, multi-site program management, and

workplace provisioning

Drove the turnaround of northeast business unit from $13 million of revenue

in 2005 to $24 million in 2009 representing growth of 85% over a three year

period by implementing strict operational control over personnel and


Increased northeast business unit margin profitability from -1% to 21% from

2005 to 2009 by placing tight controls around hiring strategies, cutting

expenses, and eliminating redundant employees

Led pricing strategy on proposal teams responsible for acquiring high

profile projects with Word Trade Center, Empire State building, Citigroup,

Goldman Sachs, and Pepsi

Jones Lang LaSalle, Chicago, IL

Finance Manager- Project Development and Services

September 2003 to 2006

Manager of Project Development and Services finance team responsible for

monthly financial reporting and analysis, general ledger analysis,

collections, invoicing, quarterly forecasting, and annual budgeting for

$100 million business unit

Reduced Accounts Receivables outstanding aged over 60 days to less than

3% in 2004 thus reducing cost of capital charges for the business unit by

$190K from the previous year

Streamlined quarterly audit by instituting uniformed reports and

checklists for accounting team to use as a standard template resulting in

no major audit deficiencies in two years by the Project Development and

Services group

Led the creation of the Internal Control Procedure Manual for the

business unit, helping Jones Lang LaSalle achieve compliant status on the

2004 Sarbanes-Oxley financial audit

Baxter International, Deerfield, IL

Senior Financial Analyst- International Finance

January 2000 to 2003

Responsible for the management and analysis of quarterly forecasts and

yearly budget of $20 million Global Support business unit including monthly

and quarterly operating report presentations to senior management

Coordinated the legal and management reporting of various entities in

Europe, China and Canada ensuring that subsidiaries financial data was

reported in compliance with U.S. GAAP

Restructured foreign exchange analysis tool enabling senior finance

management to better understand the exposure related to foreign exchange

and foreign currency hedging

Improved financial restatement process by implementing a system in which

items could be submitted, evaluated and recorded into financial reporting

system, which led to a decrease of two months from the previous process

Baxter International, Deerfield, IL

Associate- Financial Development Program

December 1997 to 2000

Successfully graduated Baxter International 2 year rotational Financial

Development program designed to provide associates practical financial and

accounting experience.

Corporate consolidations- Deerfield, IL

Manufacturing Accounting Renal Division- Tampa, Florida

Financial Planning Renal Division- Brussels, Belgium

Financial Reporting Biotech- Deerfield, IL

New company spin off and dissolution- Cardiovascular - Irvine, Ca.

United States Army, 82nd Airborne Division

June 1989 to 1993

. Corporal - Served a tour of duty in Operation Desert Storm with the

82nd Airborne Division

Graduated Primary Leadership Development Course on Commandant's list

reserved for top 10% of graduates

Airborne School graduate

Honorably Discharged June 13th, 1993


North Carolina A&T State University: - Bachelors of Science in

Accounting & Finance 1997

Eastern New Mexico University- MBA Candidate

URL: Myrie


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