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SACRAMENTO, CA

Jones Lang LaSalle Expands Capital Markets Platform in California’s Central Valley

Rob Cole joins the firm’s Sacramento investment sales practice as a Senior Vice President


SACRAMENTO, CA, Jan. 19, 2012 — Jones Lang LaSalle’s Capital Markets experts today announced the firm has hired Rob Cole as a Senior Vice President to join the firm’s Investment Sales practice in Sacramento.  Cole will work under the direction of Managing Directors Michel Seifer and Rob Hielscher to expand the firm’s ability to serve clients throughout Northern California and the West Coast.

“We continue to grow and expand in strategic markets across the country and Rob’s addition to the team will allow us to further enhance our capabilities in the Central Valley.  His in-depth market knowledge of the region, coupled with his broad investment sales experience across many asset types, makes him an excellent addition to the team,” said Seifer.

“Jones Lang LaSalle has a long history as a leader in the Sacramento region and currently leases and manages more than 10 million square feet of property in the market,” added Jason Goff, Jones Lang LaSalle’s Sacramento Market Director. “As the firm continues to expand its service capabilities throughout the West Coast, the addition of Rob in Sacramento will further diversify our service offerings and extend our ability to meet the needs of our clients in the region.”

Cole specializes in the marketing and sales of institutional quality and mid-sized investment properties and was instrumental in facilitating approximately $600 million in transactions totaling more than three million square feet of real property. He holds a bachelor of the arts degree in journalism from California State University, Sacramento and is a member of Association of Commercial Real Estate (ACRE).

Jones Lang LaSalle Capital Markets is a full-service global provider of capital solutions for real estate investors and occupiers. The firm’s in-depth local market and global investor knowledge delivers the best-in-class solutions for 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 $47.9 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit our website, www.joneslanglasalle.com.