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Jones Lang LaSalle Grows its Brokerage Group in Atlanta

Firm appoints Josh Hirsch as Executive Vice President in tenant rep team

ATLANTA, July 11,  2012 — Jones Lang LaSalle today announced that Josh Hirsh has joined the firm as an Executive Vice President in its Brokerage group in Atlanta. He will focus on providing office tenant representation and strategic real estate planning services for corporate clients and law firms.

“Josh has established himself as one of Atlanta’s top-producing office tenant representatives,” said Rob Metcalf, Senior Managing Director  at Jones Lang LaSalle.  “We look forward to his expertise and negotiating skills making a solid contribution to strengthening our position as the leader in this market.”

Hirsh joins from Studley where he began his real estate career in 2000as a financial analyst.  In 2001, he moved into brokerage at Studley and negotiated more than three million square feet of real estate lease transactions for corporate clients and law firms throughout Atlanta. 

A graduate of Indiana University with degrees in real estate finance and Japanese, Hirsh’s expertise includes evaluating the cash, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and book impact of a variety of real estate lease structures. Hirsh was recognized by the Atlanta Business Chronicle in its 2009 “40 under 40" list for his contributions and leadership in his company and community.

Hirsh is a board member of the American Israel Chamber of Commerce, a board member of Kate's Club, a local non-profit, and an active member of the Northside Youth Organization, where he has coached baseball for the past several years.
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