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ATLANTA, GA

Jones Lang LaSalle Bolsters Atlanta Capital Markets Team with the Hiring of Two Seasoned Professionals

Fred Fletcher and John Davis join as Executive Vice Presidents


ATLANTA, June 27, 2013 — As part of its on-going effort to enhance its overall client services, Jones Lang LaSalle today announced the hiring of Fred Fletcher and John Davis, respected debt and equity experts, as Executive Vice Presidents in the firm’s Capital Markets group here in Atlanta. In their new positions they will work closely with International Director Faron Thompson and the entire Capital Markets team to provide strategic and value-add services to clients throughout the region. 

Fletcher and Davis bring to 19 the number of financing specialists added to the firm’s Southeast region since 2011.  Thompson joined the firm two years ago following Jones Lang LaSalle’s acquisition of Primary Capital Advisors, a firm in which he was a founding partner.

“We are committed to the Southeast market and dedicated to attracting the highest caliber professionals to serve our growing client base,” said Thompson.  “Together, Fred and John have more than 45 years of experience assisting developers, investors and lenders. I am confident these two talented professionals will lend their significant expertise in and knowledge of debt and equity financing to help further enhance the leading-edge services we provide our clients.”

Both Fletcher and Davis come to Jones Lang LaSalle from Atlanta-based Spring Street Capital, a boutique, independent mortgage banking firm they co-founded.
Prior to Spring Street Capital, Fletcher was Director of Income Property Finance at Primary Capital Advisors.  He also held leadership positions with Union Planters, BB&T and Thompson Calhoun Fair.  He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the Louisiana State University.  Fletcher volunteers at several non-profit organizations and is a religious educational instructor, youth sports coach and alumnus of Buckhead Business Association Leadership Class.

In addition to Spring Street Capital, Davis founded Bravo Realty Consulting, which focused on sourcing new debt and equity capital.  His distinguished career also includes holding leadership positions at Hibernia, Compass Bank and Wrightwood Capital.  He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the Louisiana University. Davis serves on the Board of Directors of Roberts Realty Investors and is an active principal in Sacred Heart Management, LLC.

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 2012 alone, Jones Lang LaSalle Capital Markets completed $63 billion in investment sale and debt and equity transactions globally. The firm’s dealmakers completed $60 billion in global investment sales and buy-side transactions, equating to nearly $240 million of investment trades completed every working day around the globe. The firm’s Capital Markets team comprises more than 1,300 specialists, operating all over the globe.

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About Jones Lang LaSalle

Jones 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 and completed $63 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2012. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $47.7 billion of real estate assets under management. For further information, visit www.jll.com.