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NAPW Names Elyse A. Johnson of Jones Lang LaSalle as VIP Woman of the Year

Organization honors Senior Project Manager with 2012 VIP Woman of the Year award

NEW YORK, June 14, 2012 — Jones Lang LaSalle announced that Elyse A. Johnson, senior project manager with Jones Lang LaSalle, has been honored by the National Association of Professional Women with a 2012 VIP Woman of the Year award.
Johnson, 36, supervises project management work throughout the Northeast for Jones Lang LaSalle on assignments that include retail, theater, law firm corporate interiors and disaster recovery facilities.

“I am honored to receive recognition from the National Association of Professional Women,” said Johnson. “I am grateful to be a part of an organization that promotes not only the professional development of women, but also participation in their communities.”

The National Association of Professional Women is an exclusive network for professional women to interact, exchange ideas, educate and empower. NAPW members enjoy a wealth of resources, benefits, and services dedicated to enhancing their lives and promoting their businesses and careers.

The NAPW’s VIP Women of the Year are selected in recognition of the strides they have made in their respective industries, their outstanding leadership, their professional achievements, and for displaying the highest level of support of NAPW's commitment to networking and community involvement. The organization, which has more than 150,000 members, recognizes just a handful of members each year with this award.

Prior to joining Jones Lang LaSalle, Johnson served as a senior project manager with the Interiors Studio at Corgan Associates Architects PC and, earlier, as an associate/senior project manager with TPG Architecture LLC. She oversaw the design and construction of an award winning global headquarters, a disaster recovery facility, a number of corporate interiors projects and other significant construction efforts.

Johnson began her professional career in the architectural acoustics design field at Walters-Storyk Design Group, where she was a leading member of design teams that worked on projects for major studios and theaters in the New York metropolitan area.

Johnson received a bachelor’s degree in architecture and a bachelor’s degree in building science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She is an associate member of the American Institute of Architects; and a member of the RPI Alumni Association, and the RPI Swimming and Diving Alumni Association. Johnson is a member of the National Association of Professional Women and has been involved in the Association of Real Estate Women.

She holds a lifetime membership with Habitat for Humanity in Nassau County, N.Y. and is an active member of her community board.  Johnson has served as an ACE Mentor Program and serves as a committee member for the 2010-2012 ACE Mentor Program Golf Outing. For the past several years, she has been a team member of the Revlon Run/Walk for Women, and has also worked with the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer program.

Jones Lang LaSalle is a leader in the New York tri-state commercial real estate market, with more than 1,750 of the most recognized industry experts offering brokerage, capital markets, facilities management, consulting, and project and development services. In 2011, the New York tri-state team completed approximately 15.9 million square feet in lease transactions, completed capital markets transactions valued at $1.57 billion, managed projects valued at more than $6.8 billion, oversaw a property and facilities management portfolio of 63.6 million square feet, and an agency leasing portfolio of 49.8 million square feet.

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 $47.2 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit​