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JLL Named a Top Company for Diversity and Inclusion 

DiversityMBA magazine recognizes firm’s commitment to diverse talent

CHICAGO – JULY 1, 2015 – JLL (NYSE:JLL) announced that Diversity MBA magazine recognized the firm as one of the nation’s top employers for diverse managers and women, naming JLL to its 2015 list of “50 Out Front for Diversity Leadership: Best Places for Women & Diverse Managers to Work.”

For the 2015 list, DiversityMBA researched 600 companies and organizations, ranking the top 50 that align inclusive diversity strategies with talent management. The categories evaluated include accountability, succession planning, representation, recruitment, workplace inclusion and retention, and board diversity. JLL was specifically recognized as “Top 10 Best in Class” for accountability, succession planning and board diversity.

“Our leaders recognize diversity in the workplace as a core component of our business and the right thing to do for our employees and communities,” says Trish Maxson, JLL Chief Human Resources Officer. “At JLL, diversity is not only a strategic priority, it’s a part of our value system. With changing demographics in the workplace, an inclusive environment is paramount to continue fostering the close connections and valuable relationships we’ve built with our employees, partners, clients and communities. A dynamic workplace is one that ignites innovation and success for all.”

Company-wide commitment to diversity has helped earn JLL recognition as a “World’s Most Ethical” company for eight consecutive years by Ethisphere Institute and one of FORTUNE’s Most Admired Companies. JLL is also recognized regularly for workplace culture and diversity, including being named to “Best Places to Work” lists in cities across the United States, and earning a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index.

“The companies selected are those that clearly value intentional strategies based on accountability, succession planning, representation, workplace inclusion, recruitment and board diversity,” said Pam McElvane, CEO & Publisher of Diversity MBA. “We also recognize the impact of participants’ diversity and inclusion strategies that allow and encourage women and managers of diverse backgrounds to excel and develop into leadership roles.”

All of the companies on the list of “Best Places for Women & Diverse Managers to Work” will be profiled in the DiversityMBA July 2015 issue.

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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. 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