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Brittany Wunsch, Stacy Grossman, Micah Brill of JLL serve as active members of Society Ties, young professionals committee that hosts fundraiser for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
NEW YORK, February 1, 2013 — Jones Lang LaSalle is serving as a sponsor of the annual Black Tie & Black Jack Casino Night hosted by Society Ties, the young professionals committee of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The fundraiser will take place on Saturday, Feb. 23 at Pier 60, which is located at 23rd Street and the Hudson River.
JLL’s Brittany Wunsch, associate broker, serves as event chair heading up the Prize committee. She is an active member of Society Ties, along with Stacy Grossman, executive assistant, and Micah Brill, portfolio energy manager. Society Ties has hosted Black Tie & Black Jack Casino Night for the past 12 years. More than 800 people attended the event in 2012, raising in excess of $220,000 to support LLS’s mission. Along with JLL, additional event sponsors include Bloomberg, JAE Credit and Pfizer.
"I'm thrilled to be involved with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, which is such a great organization,” said Wunsch. “With JLL's involvement on a corporate level, Society Ties hopes to raise funds for awareness on a larger scale and, as a result, contribute to research that could one day lead us to a cure."
LLS is the world's largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. The organization relies entirely on the generosity of individuals, corporations and foundations to fund its lifesaving research, patient education and support programs.
To purchase tickets to the 12th annual Black Tie & Black Jack Casino Night, please visit www.lls.org/blackjack. Ticket packages include a full open bar sponsored by Patrón, Sam Adams and Southern Wine & Spirits; a buffet dinner; a DJ and live band; and games of chance including black jack, roulette, craps and a raffle. VIP ticket packages also include an expedited red carpet check-in; sushi, champagne and specialty cocktail service in private a VIP lounge; VIP giveaways; and a chance to win a VIP grand prize.
JLL 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, property/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, arranged capital markets transactions valued at $1.57 billion, managed projects valued at more than $6.8 billion, and 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 The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society ® (LLS) is the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services. Founded in 1949 and headquartered in White Plains, NY, LLS has chapters throughout the United States and Canada. To learn more, visit www.LLS.org or contact the Information Resource Center at (800) 955-4572, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET. www.lls.org.
About Jones Lang LaSalleJones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) is a professional services and investment management firm offering specialized real estate services to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate. With annual revenue of $3.9 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle operates in 70 countries from more than 1,000 locations worldwide. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services to a property portfolio of 2.6 billion square feet. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $47.0 billion of real estate assets under management. For further information, visit www.jll.com.
George Shea, Mark Faris - Shea Communications