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Jones Lang LaSalle Adds Office Leasing Professional in South Florida

Firm appoints Chris Dekker as office broker in Miami

MIAMI, Dec. 5, 2011 — Jones Lang LaSalle has added another top office broker to its South Florida brokerage team. Chris Dekker joins as Vice President and will specialize in advising landlord and tenant clients on their office leasing strategies. Based in Miami, he will join Senior Vice Presidents Glenn Gregory and the recently appointed Noël Steinfeld.

“Chris will play a key role in working with our South Florida team to serve our clients in the region,” said Steve Medwin, Managing Director, Jones Lang LaSalle. “South Florida is an active market and our clients are demanding the very best service. Our growing team has the experience and creativity to bring the very best advice in the market.”

Nominated as one of the ‘Top 30 under 30’ brokers for the state, in the last three years Dekker has been involved in more than $227 million worth of transactions for a diverse range of clients, ranging from Fortune 100 companies to emerging businesses.  He joins from CB Richard Ellis.

Dekker is a Licensed Real Estate Sales Associate for the State of Florida and holds a bachelor’s of science degree in geography and environmental sciences from U.C.L.A.

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 Florida 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 $47.9 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit our website,