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Jones Lang LaSalle Enhances Washington DC Agency Leasing Team

Evan Behr and Doug Mueller join market-leading Washington firm

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 20, 2012 – Jones Lang LaSalle has expanded its agency leasing team with the addition two highly experienced and talented brokers, Evan Behr and Doug Mueller.  Based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, they join Jones Lang LaSalle as Senior Vice Presidents and will focus on advising office landlord clients.

"Evan and Doug are two of the top agency leasing brokers in the D.C. market and they bring tremendous energy and enthusiasm to Jones Lang LaSalle’s collaborative, team-oriented platform,” said Mike Ellis, Mid-Atlantic Market Director. “Adding them solidifies our agency leasing team and positions us to be the market leader for years to come."

With nine years of experience in Washington’s commercial real estate market, Behr joins Jones Lang LaSalle from Tishman Speyer where, as a senior director on the leasing team, he has been responsible for leasing a portfolio of over four million square feet of office buildings.  He also gained valuable technical and strategic expertise as a key member of Tishman Speyer’s portfolio management and acquisitions departments.  Behr is a graduate of Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.

“Jones Lang LaSalle provides the deepest and most robust platform, which will allow us to deliver innovative, forward thinking and best in class services to our clients,” said Evan Behr, Senior Vice President, Jones Lang LaSalle. “Doug and I are excited to join the DC agency leasing team and further its position as a dominant and respected market force.”

Mueller joins Jones Lang LaSalle from CBRE where he worked with institutional landlords overseeing approximately four million square feet of office space in the Washington region. With over nine years of experience, Mueller has extensive knowledge of the Washington market.  Mueller is also a graduate of Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.

"Evan and I have been looking for just the right place where we can partner, collaborate and share our passion for this profession with our clients," said Doug Mueller, Senior Vice President, Jones Lang LaSalle. "Joining a powerhouse firm like Jones Lang LaSalle as part of their outstanding DC agency leasing team is the opportunity of a lifetime."

Jones Lang LaSalle has more than 860 employees providing real expertise across all major markets in the Washington, D.C. region, including agency leasing, property management, capital markets, tenant representation, project development services and construction.

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 2011 global revenue of $3.6 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 2.1 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 $47.7 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit our website,