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Charlotte, NC.

Jones Lang LaSalle Grows Office Leasing Team in Charlotte

Firm hires Tom FitzGerald as office leasing specialist 

CHARLOTTE, June 1, 2011 — Jones Lang LaSalle has expanded its leasing team in Charlotte with the appointment of Tom FitzGerald to represent landlord clients with their office requirements.

“Tom brings a solid level of expertise and knowledge of the local Charlotte real estate community,” said Charley Leavitt, Senior Vice President, Jones Lang LaSalle. “As client demand grows, we need to expand our team and Tom will be a huge asset for both our business and our clients.”

FitzGerald has represented numerous clients including large blue chip corporations in Charlotte.  He has experience as a property manager as well as a leasing professional covering a diverse range of assets including office, industrial, retail and data centers. He joins from CB Richard Ellis.  Prior to this, FitzGerald was based in Washington, DC and served with Booz Allen Hamilton as a consultant on the Economic and Business Systems Analysis team that was embedded within the Homeland Security Department.

FitzGerald holds a bachelor of arts degree in general economics from Hampden-Sydney College and was a four-year member of the nationally-ranked Varsity Lacrosse team.  He is a licensed real estate broker for North and South Carolina, a member of the Charlotte Region Commercial Board of Realtors (CRCBR) and a member of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA).

Jones Lang LaSalle has operated in the Carolinas since 1999, managing local transactions and properties on behalf of clients headquartered across the region from its offices in Charlotte and Raleigh. With a 250-strong team of property experts, it provides leasing, facility management, investment services, project management, retail leasing and management services.  Additionally, leaders for the firm’s national businesses in Corporate Solutions and Open Air Retail are based in Charlotte.

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 worlds largest and most diverse in real estate with more than $43 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit our website,