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JLL Deepens Bench of Retail Real Estate Services in New York

Steven Robinson joins JLL as a Vice President to focus on retail tenant and landlord representation

NEW YORK, June 22, 2015 — JLL today announced it has hired Steven Robinson as a Vice President of Retail Brokerage in New York. Robinson brings more than a decade of experience in Manhattan retail commercial real estate. In his new role, Robinson will be responsible for new business development, retail tenant representation and agency leasing services throughout the New York tri-state area.

“New York is a major target market for retailers, and it’s critical that JLL has skilled experts on the ground, like Steven, to support their expansion needs,” said Naveen Jaggi, President of Retail Brokerage for JLL. “Manhattan’s thriving retail market shows no sign of slowing, and Steven’s expertise will deepen JLL’s already robust platform of services for new and existing clients.”

Robinson has completed approximately 200,000 square feet in retail transactions and $500 million in investment sales throughout his career. Prior to joining JLL, Robinson served as a Vice President with a New York commercial brokerage firm, where he represented the retail and office space needs of tenants and building owners across the tri-state region. Robinson earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and psychology from Seton Hall University. While attending the university, he was a member of its Division I Baseball Team. He is currently a member of the Seton Hall University Alumni Association, Real Estate Board of New York and is a licensed real estate sales person in New York.

“Steven brings a strategic approach and strong track record of completing market-leading transactions in Manhattan for world-class retailers to JLL,” said Robert Gibson, Vice Chairman of JLL Retail Brokerage in New York. “The relationships he has developed among New York’s key players within retail scene will significantly enhance our existing retail service capabilities.”

JLL is a leader in the New York tri-state commercial real estate market, with more than 2,000 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 investment sales transactions valued at more than $5.4 billion, managed projects valued at $7.6 billion, and oversaw a property management, facilities management and agency leasing portfolio exceeding 163 million square feet.

JLL’s Retail Group serves as the industry’s leader in retail real estate services. The firm’s more than 800 dedicated retail experts in the Americas partner with investors and occupiers around the globe to support and shape investment and site selection strategies. Its retail specialists provide independent and expert advice to clients, backed by industry-leading research that delivers maximum value throughout the entire lifecycle of an asset or lease. The firm has more than 125 retail brokerage experts spanning more than 30 major markets, representing more than 670 retail clients. As the largest third party retail property manager in the United States, JLL’s retail portfolio has more than 620 centers, totaling 77 million square feet under management in regional malls, lifestyle centers, grocery-anchored centers, power centers, central business districts, transportation facilities and mixed-use projects.  For more news, videos and research from JLL’s Retail Group please visit:

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. A Fortune 500 company 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