Bill Fleck is a senior managing director at the San Diego office of Jones Lang LaSalle, a Chicago-based real estate services business.
Name: Bill Fleck.
Company: Jones Lang LaSalle.
Title: Senior managing director.
Education: Bachelor of Science, University of Maryland.
Birthplace: Corning, N.Y.
Current residence: Solana Beach.
Family: Wife of 14 years, Sally; sons, Ryan, 12, and Matthew, 9; and daughter, Jessie, 8.
Essential business philosophy: Integrity, hard work and a client-first attitude will pay long-term dividends.
Best way to keep a competitive edge: Set lofty but obtainable goals and measure your progress.
Guiding principles: Integrity, respect, teamwork, leadership and live/work balance.
Yardsticks of success: A healthy marriage, family, business and social life.
Goals yet to be achieved: Shooting under-par for 18 holes (shot even par 72 last summer).
Best business decision: Joining Roger Staubach’s firm in 1998.
Worst business decision: Hesitancy to transition underperforming professionals.
Toughest business decision: Turning down revised terms from a long-term customer.
Biggest missed opportunity: Several real estate ventures.
Word that describes you: Tenacious.
What you like best about your job: Helping my teammates reach their goals.
What you like least about your job: Day-to-day management issues.
Pet peeve: Junk mail and e-mail spam.
Most important lesson learned: Life is a marathon, not a sprint.
Person most interested in meeting: Michael Jordan.
Three greatest passions: Family, sports and travel.
First choice for a new career: NFL general manager.
Favorite quote: “Actions speak louder than words.”
Most influential book: “The Last Lecture,” by Randy Pausch.
Favorite restaurant: Pamplemousse Grille.
, Andrew Schweizer