Lendlease Development Hires Paul Turilli as Senior Development Manager in Chicago Office

  • 25 Sep 2019

In this role, Paul will lead the execution and delivery of Southbank, Lendlease’s 7-acre neighborhood development along the South Branch of the Chicago River whose first residential tower, The Cooper at Southbank, opened in fall 2018. 

“Paul’s successful track record of executing large-scale developments throughout Chicago is invaluable as we move forward with future phases of Southbank,” said Ted Weldon, newly announced Executive General Manager at Lendlease.  “With a resume boasting senior roles on many award-winning developments, including McDonald’s global headquarters in Fulton Market and CH Robinson’s Midwest headquarters in Lincoln Yards, Paul understands our core philosophy of urban regeneration and how those principles can best be applied at a prominent riverfront site like Southbank.”

Turilli joins Lendlease from Sterling Bay, where as vice president he focused on all aspects of development for the firm. He also previously held positions with Arcadis, Valenti Builders and Habitat for Humanity. At Lendlease, Turilli will oversee design and construction, financing and marketing efforts for Southbank, whose 2-acre publicly accessible green space, Southbank Park, and adjacent riverwalk opened this summer.

“Throughout my career, I’ve been fortunate to work on many high-profile projects that, like Southbank, were transformative yet sensitive to the needs and design aesthetic of their respective neighborhoods,” said Turilli. “I look forward to leveraging that experience as a member of Lendlease’s integrated team as we continue the revitalization of this long-dormant site, bringing expanded housing options and public amenities to the greater South Loop community.”

Turilli holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

About Lendlease:
Lendlease is a leading international property and infrastructure group with operations in Australia, Asia, Europe and the Americas. Our vision is to create the best places; places that inspire and enrich the lives of people around the world.

Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, and listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, Lendlease has approximately 13,000 employees internationally. 

Our core capabilities are reflected in our operating segments of Development, Construction and Investments. The combination of these three segments provides us with a sustainable competitive advantage and allows us to provide innovative integrated solutions for our customers. Our integrated approach means we harness the expertise in infrastructure, design, development, investments and management to deliver a project from conception to completion.

In the US, Lendlease Development brings over 60 years of global experience to bear in urbanization, communities and infrastructure development.  Leveraging our Urban Regeneration strategy, we are committed to delivering transformational projects in gateway cities that meet our vision To Create the Best Places, places to be enjoyed and celebrated - both today and in future generations.

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Paul Turilli has joined the Chicago office of Lendlease Development as senior development manager for Southbank, the firm’s 7-acre neighborhood development along the South Branch of the Chicago River.