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Hot Pursuit of Industrial Product Leads JLL to Bolster Platform in the Midwest

Todd Torok joins firm’s Chicago office as Senior Vice President

CHICAGO, Aug. 11, 2014 – Fierce competition amongst industrial investors along with an increased institutional focus on the sector has led  JLL’s Capital Markets to bolster its industrial expertise in the Midwest, hiring Todd Torok as a Senior Vice President in the firm’s Chicago office.  Torok will work under the direction of International Director John Huguenard, bringing institutional and private equity clients industrial acquisition and disposition expertise.

“Todd’s long-standing client relationships and broad knowledge of the industrial market will make an immediate impact for our clients here in the Midwest,” said Huguenard.  “There’s no better time to bring an industrial asset to market, as demand far exceeds supply right now.  Adding Todd to the team will allow us to offer clients a full-service team that can anticipate any and all needs.”

Torok was previously a Principal with Lee & Associates Investment Services Group.  Prior to that, he was an Executive Managing Director with GVA Williams and began his career at Insignia/ESG.  He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Iowa. 

JLL 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 2013 alone, JLL Capital Markets completed $99 billion in investment sale and debt and equity transactions globally. The firm’s Capital Markets team comprises more than 1,300 specialists, operating all over the globe.

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JLL (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 fee revenue of $4 billion, JLL has more than 200 corporate offices and operates in 75 countries worldwide. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 3 billion square feet and completed $99 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2013. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $48.0 billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit​