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JLL Hires Steven Bauer as Managing Director in New York

Bauer joins New York office brokerage operation; puts legal expertise to work for large corporations seeking Manhattan office space

NEW YORK, May 28, 2015 — JLL has hired Steven Bauer as a managing director in New York. His responsibilities include new business development, and providing tenant representation services to major global corporations looking for Manhattan office space.

Bauer, 43, has more than 15 years of experience in commercial real estate, focusing mainly on tenant representation services for major global businesses. He has negotiated a number of complex headquarters transactions in Manhattan for major corporations and has completed more than 5 million square feet in transactions throughout his career. Bauer's clients include companies across key industry segments including economic services, apparel, communications and media.

"Steven's legal background provides him with an advantage enjoyed by few other brokers," said Phil Palmer, executive managing director. "JLL has quickly come to rely on his attention to detail when scrutinizing the finer points of a lease transaction. His legal expertise makes him a natural addition to our New York office brokerage group."

Prior to joining JLL, Bauer served as an executive director with a commercial brokerage in Manhattan, where he earned multiple internal awards as a top producer for the firm. Earlier, he was an attorney working with an entertainment law firm.

Bauer received a bachelor's degree from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and earned his juris doctorate from New York University School of Law. He is a licensed real estate broker in the state of New York.

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