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Industry Veteran Carl Muhlstein Joins Jones Lang LaSalle as Managing Director

Muhlstein will specialize in creative office space and working with entertainment firms in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 16, 2012 — Jones Lang LaSalle today announced the hiring of Carl Muhlstein as a Managing Director in the firm's Los Angeles office.  Muhlstein will specialize in advising tenants, landlords and investors in the creative office and entertainment sectors.  He is joined by Senior Vice President Hayley Blockley.  Muhlstein and Blockley will be based in the firm’s downtown Los Angeles office located at 515 South Flower Street in Los Angeles.

“Entertainment and media are the most active commercial real estate sectors in Los Angeles with continued growing demand for services from users and landlords," said Peter Belisle, Southwest Market Director, Jones Lang LaSalle.  "Carl is a legend in this field and we are confident that he will provide tremendous value to our clients."

"Carl and Hayley provide market leading expertise in a key industry niche that significantly contributes to the growth of our service offering in Los Angeles," said Alan Aufhammer, Managing Director, Jones Lang LaSalle.

Muhlstein joins Jones Lang LaSalle with more than 25 years of experience in entertainment and creative office real estate providing multiple services including tenant representation, landlord leasing and sales of a wide variety of properties.  Prior to joining, he was a senior broker at a major commercial real estate firm where he was responsible for working with numerous landlords, tenants and investors. In the past five years, he has participated and advised in more than $2 billion of transactions.  Muhlstein holds a bachelor's degree from California State University, Northridge. He is also very active in the industry and community activities, serving on boards and in advisory roles for four Mayoral administrations, Urban Land Institute (ULI), American Institute of Architects (AIA) and Los Angeles Commercial Real Estate Association (LACRA). 

Prior to joining Jones Lang LaSalle, Blockley served as director of brokerage services and partnered with Muhlstein in representing tenants, landlords and investors with their real estate needs in Los Angeles.  In the past five years, she has completed transactions valued at more than $250 million.  Blockley holds a bachelor's degree from Montana State University, and is an active member of the Los Angeles Commercial Realty Association (LACRA).

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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 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit