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JLL Promotes New Managing Director for Salt Lake City Market

Firm announces Jim Balderson to oversee market operations in ‘player-coach’ role

SALT LAKE CITY, May 22, 2015 – JLL today announced the promotion of Jim Balderson to Managing Director for its Salt Lake City office. Balderson will continue providing tenant representative, agency leasing, investment analysis and strategic planning services for clients as well as oversee day-to-day operations of the local market.

“Jim has been a valued and high performing leader for the Salt Lake City market,” said Barry Dorfman, Market Director for JLL’s Rocky Mountain Region. “He’s our ideal ‘player-coach.’ Jim will continue to drive value for our clients in the market and grow deep team of experts there locally.”

Balderson has led an office leasing team responsible for 171 transactions in 2014 and 1.6 million in square feet valued at $184 million. JLL’s Salt Lake City team current features 16 employees.
“There’s great opportunity in the Salt Lake City market,” Balderson said. “Our goal is continue to grow in our office, industrial, investment and retail platforms and build on the market leading services JLL provides its clients. We will continue to add depth and expertise where our clients need it.”

Balderson is a graduate of Brigham Young University where he was a four-year member of the men’s basketball team and team captain in 2006. Originally from Alberta, he was also a member of the Canadian national basketball team. Balderson was named to Utah’s “40 Under 40” business professionals by the Utah Business Magazine and has regularly been featured as a CoStar Power Broker.

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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