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Cincinnati, OH

Jones Lang LaSalle’s Joshua Gerth Chosen as One of Cincinnati’s “40 Under 40”

Recognized by Cincinnati Business Courier as Young Leader and Innovator in Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky Region

CINCINNATI, August 3, 2012 – Jones Lang LaSalle Vice President Joshua Gerth is being honored by the Cincinnati Business Courier as one of  the city’s top “40 Under 40” for 2012. Gerth was selected from hundreds of nominations and will be honored with fellow listmakers on September 20 at a luncheon event at Cincinnati’s Music Hall.
Gerth joined Jones Lang LaSalle’s Cincinnati team in 2006 and with more than 15 years of experience as a has completed over 350 office leasing transactions, representing over 3.5 million square feet and more than $200 million. On behalf of his work for Jones Lang LaSalle, Gerth was presented with the Better Business Bureau’s prestigious Torch Award for Ethical Business Practices in 2009.
“It comes as no surprise that Josh is being recognized as a leader in the Cincinnati region,” said Rob Roe, Managing Director for Jones Lang LaSalle’s Great Lakes region. “His contributions to the firm, and commitment to value and quality are recognized by both his colleagues and clients, while his dedication to the city is clear by his involvement in local industry, business, philanthropy and civic organizations. Congratulations to Josh and I look forward to his continued successes – personally and professionally.”
Gerth is President-Elect of NAIOP’s Cincinnati chapter and has been awarded NAIOP’s National Emerging Leaders Award. A graduate of The Cincinnati Chamber’s Young Leadership Program, he is active in both the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Chambers of Commerce and serves as a Board member of the Literacy Network of Greater Cincinnati. He is also a Trustee for The Society for Memorial Hall.
“Forty Under 40” recognizes Greater Cincinnati’s next generation of young leaders and innovators – people who have already made a mark professionally and in the community.
Gerth received a bachelor’s degree in Marketing/Real Estate from the University of Cincinnati and serves on the Alumni Board of Governors at the University’s College of Business. He is married with three children and resides in Anderson Township, Ohio, where he was recently appointed as President of the District Board of Commissioners and Economic Development Committee.
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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 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit