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JLL Hires Five Project Managers for Project and Development Services Group in Southern California

Firm also recently acquired CLEO Construction Management which focuses on healthcare facilities

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 2, 2014 — JLL announced today that it has expanded its Project and Development Services (PDS) Group in Southern California with the hiring of five project managers including Ivan Kesian, Joshua Tickenoff, Andrew Hurley, Tom Donkin and Adam Rubin.  The new additions come as JLL recently acquired CLEO Construction Management, a prominent Southern California-based construction project management services firm that specializes in healthcare facilities.  To date, the firm as brought on board 25 PDS professionals to the team in 2014.

"During this ever-changing real estate market, we continue to see owners of buildings and developers pursuing expansions and renovations to meet the growth demands of their respective businesses," said Carlos Serra, JLL Managing Director for the Southwest Project and Development Services (PDS) Group.  "We are confident that these new additions will help us satisfy the needs of current and future clients."

  • Ivan Kesian:  Kesian joins PDS as a Senior Project Manager in Los Angeles, specializing in entertainment, education and commercial industries. He currently oversees the tenant improvements for various tenants at Union Bank Tower in downtown Los Angeles and Pasadena Towers.
  • Joshua Tickenoff:  Tickenoff joins PDS as Project Manager in Orange County, charged with currently overseeing the LED lighting retrofit to the stores of a major US wireless operator.
  • Andrew Hurley:  Hurley joins PDS as Project Manager in Century City, working on training facilities for Jaguar LandRover as wells as capital improvement projects at the Forum for MSG. 
  • Tom Donkin:  Donkin joins PDS as Vice President in Los Angeles, leading the execution of projects for TIAA CREF in the Southwest as well as overseeing projects for various clients.
  • Adam Rubin:  Rubin joins PDS in Century City as an Assistant Project Manager focused on working with TIAA-CREF and assisting on various other projects.

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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 $4.0 billion and gross revenue of $4.5 billion, JLL has more than 200 corporate offices, operates in 75 countries and has a global workforce of approximately 53,000.  On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 3.0 billion square feet, or 280.0 million square meters, and completed $99.0 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2013. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $50.0 billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit