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JLL Hires Richard Neuman as Vice President in Melville, NY

Neuman to oversee Project & Development Services group on Long Island, expand team’s presence throughout market

NEW YORK, May 4, 2015 — JLL has hired Richard Neuman as a vice president with its Long Island office. He will oversee the firm’s Project and Development Services group on Long Island, focusing his efforts on expanding the team’s presence in the market. Neuman will work closely with Raymond Ruiz, executive vice president and head of the Long Island office, to offer a full range of integrated real estate services to clients.

Neuman, 49, has more than 25 years of experience in the Long Island market, specializing in construction and move management, and facility management. He is highly skilled in coordinating complex, multifaceted relocations and space planning, as well as facility redesign and construction projects. Neuman also has a strong background in the operation, design and construction of sophisticated television broadcast studios.

“Richard is a consummate real estate professional, with an impressive background in project management services throughout Long Island,” said George Ladyman, international director and head of JLL’s Project and Development Services group in the Northeast. “He will be instrumental in expanding the presence of our PDS group in that market. Richard will also be a crucial to our efforts to integrate PDS services with the other services that JLL offers to clients in the market.”

Prior to joining JLL, Neuman served as owner’s representative and senior project manager with Relocation Management Solutions Inc. Earlier, he was vice president of broadcast facilities and operations at News Broadcast Network, where he designed, built and managed the firm’s broadcast facilities for 12 years. He has also served as general manager at Times Square Studios Inc., where he oversaw one of New York’s largest television studios that broadcast programs such as “The Montel Williams Show,” Nickelodeon offerings, and many sports and variety shows.

Neuman earned a bachelor’s degree in science from Ithaca College in Ithaca, N.Y. He serves as vice president of the Long Island chapter and as a member of the New York chapter of the International Facility Management Association. Neuman is also past chairman of the Programs Committee of the U.S. Green Building Council and a current member of the Commercial Industrial Brokers Society.

JLL’s PDS division offers expertise in the areas of technical due diligence, building evaluations, tenant improvement fit-outs, budget/schedule impacts and/or capital budgeting, and manages relocation and build-out initiatives and development and renovation of commercial projects. In the New York tri-state region, JLL has completed projects for tenants of many industries in need of office, mission critical, education, healthcare, hotel, industrial, retail and other space, as well as owners and developers of nearly all kinds of properties in urban and suburban locations.

JLL is a leader in the New York tri-state commercial real estate market, with more than 1,600 of the most recognized industry experts offering brokerage, capital markets, property/facilities management, consulting, and project and development services. In 2014, the New York tri-state team completed approximately 22.8 million square feet of lease transactions, arranged capital markets transactions valued at more than $3.0 billion, managed projects valued at $7.6 billion, and oversaw a property management, facilities management and agency leasing portfolio exceeding 163 million square feet.

About JLL
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 $4.7 billion and gross revenue of $5.4 billion, JLL has more than 230 corporate offices, operates in 80 countries and has a global workforce of approximately 58,000.  On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 3.4 billion square feet, or 316 million square meters, and completed $118 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2014. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $55.3 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