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Jones Lang LaSalle Adds Top Brokerage Talent in Los Angeles

Tom Cherry leader in tenant representation joins JLL

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24, 2014 — Jones Lang LaSalle has hired industry veteran Tom Cherry as a broker based in Los Angeles who will focus on corporate solutions, tenant representation and complex land and building sales. Cherry joins JLL as a Managing Director and is joined by Nick Niemann who will serve as associate. The duo will focus on providing leasing services to corporate occupiers of real estate in Los Angeles as well as regionally and nationally.

We are really pleased to have Tom and Nick join our JLL team in Los Angeles,” said Alan Aufhammer, Managing Director, Jones Lang LaSalle.  "Their creative expertise includes successful solutions in leasing, sales, and redevelopment involving a mix of public and private clients throughout Los Angeles."

According to Southwest Market Director Peter Belisle, "These key strategic hires reinforce our ongoing commitment to aggressively growing our Los Angeles brokerage practice. We view this market as one of our key priorities for growth in the U.S., and adding high-value talent like Tom and Nick is a reflection of those priorities.”

Cherry joins JLL with more than 25 years of commercial real estate experience. Most recently, he served as senior vice president at CB Richard Ellis where they worked with major corporations, including several Fortune 500 companies, in lease negotiations, renewals and relocations, building acquisitions and dispositions, sale/leasebacks, build-to-suits and financing for both industrial and office properties. During his career, Cherry participated in more than 35,000,000 square feet of assignments in 37 states and 12 countries.

“In order to satisfy the needs of our clients both locally and internationally, we wanted a firm that provides innovative and creative solutions to complex transactions," said Cherry.  "JLL was the perfect fit as its approach is unmatched.”
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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 $4.0 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 3.0 billion square feet. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $47.6 billion of real estate assets under management. For further information, visit