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Sean McCarthy Joins Jones Lang LaSalle’s Portland Office

Addition of “Power Broker” Deepen Firm’s Bench Strength in City

​Portland, Jan. 10, 2013 — Jones Lang LaSalle today announced the appointment of Sean McCarthy, a specialist in industrial and flex properties, as Vice President in the Portland office.

Prior to joining JLL, Sean spent eight years as an Associate Vice President with Kidder Mathews.  Focusing mainly on Portland’s eastside submarkets, McCarthy completed industrial property transactions totaling more than three million square feet with a total consideration of more than $60 million and sale transactions valued at more than $11 million.

Buzz Ellis, Managing Director in charge of JLL’s Portland office, said: “Without doubt, Sean is a valuable addition to Jones Lang LaSalle’s expanding industrial practice and will provide valuable market insight and expertise for our clients. We are delighted to welcome him to our strong and growing team.”

McCarthy holds a Bachelors of Science from the University of Montana and is a licensed broker in Oregon.  In five of the last seven years, McCarthy has been recognized as a CoStar “Power Broker.” He is a member of the National Association of Realtors and the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties.

JLL employs approximately 118 people in Portland, including many of the region's most recognized real estate brokerage experts covering office and industrial leasing, capital markets and investment sales as well as a wide range of real estate advisory services. The firm was named a CoStar Power Broker Award winner as one of the Top Leasing Firms in the Portland market in 2011.

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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. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $47.0 billion of real estate assets under management. For further information, visit