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Tampa, FL

Jones Lang LaSalle Grows Industrial Practice in Tampa with Three Key Hires

Industrial experts John Dunphy, Scott Altieri and Anne Romeis join firm

TAMPA, Sept. 16, 2011 — Jones Lang LaSalle today announced that it has hired three professionals to lead its industrial brokerage team in Tampa.  John Dunphy will join as Senior Vice President and Scott Altieri as Vice President. Based in Tampa, they will provide expert advice to individuals and companies leasing, purchasing, developing and disposing of industrial properties throughout Western Florida and around the state. Anne Romeis joins as General Manager and will manage several industrial properties across the region.  

“John and Scott are exceptionally talented brokers and an excellent fit for our team and our clients,” said Chris Butler, Managing Director, Jones Lang LaSalle.  “Anne has a solid background in industrial property management and will be a great asset to our clients seeking an expert property manager. The addition of these industrial specialists complements the wide array of services we provide to our clients.” 

With more than 22 years in the industry, Dunphy has been a consistent top producer whose experience includes sales, leasing, sale-leasebacks, site selection and negotiation, land and investment sales, fee consulting and tenant representation.  An alumnus of the University of South Florida, Dunphy has received the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation from the Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute and has a Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) designation.   Dunphy has also received the Industrial Deal of the Year award from NAIOP and The Florida Gulf coast Association of Realtors.

Altieri specializes in industrial brokerage, tenant, landlord and buyer representation.  Over his eight- year real estate career, he has been responsible for more than $100 million of real estate transactions resulting in significant increases in the occupancy rates of numerous industrial parks in the state. 

Romeis, who joins Jones Lang LaSalle with eleven years of experience in commercial and residential property management specializing in industrial/flex and retail properties, will be responsible for managing several industrial properties.  She is a graduate of the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration and a minor in Economics.  Romeis is also a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).

Chad Rupp, Managing Director, Jones Lang LaSalle, added, “Our objective is to create a best-in-class industrial practice and  adding John, Scott, and Anne to our team helps make this a reality..  We are confident in their ability to service and grow our industrial client base.”  
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
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 $45.3 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit our website,