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Tampa, FL

Jones Lang LaSalle welcomes Capital Markets Financing expert, Doug Rozzell

Doug Rozzell joins as Senior Vice President in Tampa


TAMPA, FL, Aug 4, 2011 — Jones Lang LaSalle today announced it has added financing expert Doug Rozzell to the firm’s Capital Markets business in Florida.  Rozzell joins the firm as a Senior Vice President in Tampa and will focus on expanding the firm’s client service offerings in the Southeast, under the direction of Managing Director Denny St. Romain.

“The debt markets continue to improve for all product type offerings and we expect to see a significant uptick in transactions in the months to come,” said St. Romain.  “The addition of Doug to our Capital Markets team is significant as he brings more than 25 years of experience in the financial services industry to the table with a particular focus on retail and will greatly enhance our ability to fully service clients and their needs in the financing arena.”  

Rozzell joins the firm from Thomas D. Wood and Company where he was a Principal, closing in excess of $400 million in commercial real estate loans.  Prior to that, he was a commercial mortgage banker with the Cohen Financial Group.  Rozzell earned his bachelor of science degree from Eastern Illinois University and is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).

Jones Lang LaSalle has approximately 526 employees providing real estate expertise across all major markets in Florida including leasing, both tenant and landlord representation, property management, project and development services and investment sales. Jones Lang LaSalle’s leasing and management portfolio has more than doubled in the past year to 23 million square feet which includes some of the state’s most iconic buildings.  The firm was recently named one of ‘Florida’s Best Companies to Work For’ by Florida Trend magazine.

About Jones Lang LaSalle Capital Markets
Jones Lang LaSalle Capital Markets is a full-service global provider of capital solutions for real estate investors and occupiers. Our in-depth local market and global investor knowledge delivers the best-in-class solutions for our clients — whether a sale, financing, repositioning, advisory or recapitalization execution. In 2010 alone, Jones Lang LaSalle Capital Markets completed $43 billion in investment sale and debt and equity transactions globally. The firm’s dealmakers completed $33 billion in global investment sales and buy-side transactions, equating to nearly $140 million of investment trades completed every working day around the globe. In the United States, Jones Lang LaSalle grew its office broker volumes by 257 percent in 2010 and is quickly gaining market share across all property types. The firm’s Capital Markets team comprises approximately 800 specialists, operating in 185 major markets worldwide.

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 70 countries from more than 1,000 locations worldwide, including 200 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 $45.3 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit our website, www.us.joneslanglasalle.com.