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JLL Hires Natalie Touzet as Vice President in New York

Touzet to oversee client relationships; assist JLL’s French-, Spanish-speaking clients with complex real estate issues

NEW YORK, May 12, 2015 — JLL has hired Natalie Touzet as a vice president in its New York office. She will be responsible for overseeing client relationships and strategic partnerships, complete financial analysis of overseas investments, and generate international business and market analysis.

Touzet, 40, has more than 12 years of experience in global business endeavors. Her expertise focuses on business decision-making, lending support to clients in litigation matters, managing investigative and business intelligence projects, risk assessment and economic development.

“Natalie’s background and linguistical skills will enhance our assistance of current French- and Spanish-language speaking clients in navigating the New York real estate market,” said Phil Palmer, executive managing director. “Her expertise will provide JLL with a major advantage in business development efforts in that community.”

Prior to joining JLL, Touzet served as an investment manager with Catalonia Trade & Invest, where she assisted companies based in the United States and Canada with projects to establish operations in the Catalonia region of Spain. Her efforts included location studies, incentives negotiations and start-up business operations. Touzet was instrumental in establishing a new research and development center in Barcelona for a global independent software company. She has worked with several confidential biotech/medical device companies involved in advanced drug trials and newly patented technologies.

Earlier, she was a senior analyst with Kroll, where she managed business intelligence and investigation projects for U.S., European and Latin American businesses. Before that, Touzet worked with companies that included Citigate Global Intelligence and Nippon Export and Investment Insurance, handling business intelligence investigations, and mergers and acquisitions advisory efforts for European and Latin American operations and investments.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in government from Connecticut College in New London, Conn. Touzet also earned a bachelor’s degree in government and a master’s degree in government from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

She is fluent in French, Spanish and English, and has lived in France, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States.
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