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Miami, FL.

Jones Lang LaSalle Bolsters Office Leasing Practice in South Florida

Firm hires industry experts to grow leasing business in Broward County and South Palm Beach


MIAMI, April 19, 2011 — Jones Lang LaSalle has appointed Peter Sheridan as Senior Vice President and Nicole Vassilaros as Vice President.  Based in Fort Lauderdale, Sheridan will specialize in office leasing and will be an integral part of growing this business line in Broward County and Southern Palm Beach County.  Vassilaros will be based in downtown Miami where she will assist in the leasing of the 1.2 million square-foot Southeast Financial Center.

“Peter is a key part of our ongoing plan to develop our market-leading office leasing team here in South Florida,” said Steve Medwin, Managing Director, Jones Lang LaSalle. “His commercial real estate acumen, experience and contacts will be a huge asset to both our business and our clients.  And having Nicole on board to assist Don Cartwright on our premier listing in downtown Miami is a tremendous asset to the assignment.”

Sheridan was most recently President of Premier Commercial Realty Inc. and ran its marketing strategies and leasing for the firm’s 4.9 million square foot office and industrial portfolio.  His almost 30 years of commercial real estate experience includes time with The Hogan Group and Colliers International – Lehrer & Company. He holds a bachelor of arts degree in economics from Wabash College in Indiana and is past President of NAIOP and was on its Board of Directors from 2000-2009.

Vassilaros started her commercial real estate leasing career at Jones Lang LaSalle and has worked at Crescent Real Estate Equities, owned by Morgan Stanley, and was most recently a leasing agent for Cushman & Wakefield.  She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in international business.

Jones Lang LaSalle has approximately 380 employees providing real estate expertise across all major markets in Florida including agency leasing, property management, project and development services, capital markets and tenant representation.  The firm is responsible for the leasing and management of more than 12 million square feet of commercial space across the state.

About Jones Lang LaSalle

Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) is a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate. The firm offers integrated services delivered by expert teams worldwide to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying or investing in real estate. With 2010 global revenue of more than $2.9 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle serves clients in 60 countries from more than 1,000 locations worldwide, including 185 corporate offices.  The firm is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of approximately 1.8 billion square feet worldwide. LaSalle Investment Management, the company’s investment management business, is one of the world’s largest and most diverse in real estate with more than $41 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit our website, www.joneslanglasalle.com.