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Jones Lang LaSalle Adds Debt Finance Expert in Boston

Jonathan Schneider joins Capital Markets as Senior Vice President

BOSTON, June 22, 2012 — Jones Lang LaSalle today announced that as part of the firm’s ongoing commitment to build a leading Capital Markets business, Jonathan Schneider has joined the firm as Senior Vice President. He will focus on originating, structuring and negotiating debt financing across all property types throughout New England, working under the direction of Capital Markets Regional Leader Frank Petz.

Schneider joins Jones Lang LaSalle from The Ackman-Ziff Real Estate Group LLC. With a background of more than 21 years in commercial real estate finance, he brings a range of experience as both a lender and principal. He previously held positions at HSBC Bank, and Bank of America.

“Jon significantly enhances our capital solutions service offering,” said New England Capital Markets leader Frank Petz. “The addition of his debt placement and structured financing expertise will allow us to provide our clients a full spectrum of capital strategies across the real estate balance sheet—from investment sales, equity placement, and now mortgage brokerage for all product types.”

Schneider earned his bachelors degree from Boston University. He is a member of the New England Baptist Hospital Board of Visitors, and is a frequent guest lecturer at the Boston University School of Management.

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 2011 alone, Jones Lang LaSalle Capital Markets completed $60 billion in investment sale and debt and equity transactions globally. The firm’s dealmakers completed $52 billion in global investment sales and buy-side transactions, equating to nearly $216 million of investment trades completed every working day around the globe. In the United States, Jones Lang LaSalle grew its total Capital Markets volumes by 122 percent in 2011 and is quickly gaining market share across all property types. The firm’s Capital Markets team comprises more than 1,200 specialists, operating all over the globe.

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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