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Mike Ellis Named Mid-Atlantic Market Director for Jones Lang LaSalle


WASHINGTON, November 23, 2009 – Jones Lang LaSalle announced today that Mike Ellis has been name Market Director for the Mid-Atlantic region, which includes Washington, DC, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and most of Delaware.  Ellis will be responsible for driving growth as well as making clients aware of and helping them benefit from the broad range of services Jones Lang LaSalle offers in the region.
 
Ellis takes over for David McGarry who is now Jones Lang LaSalle’s Director of Markets East.
 
“Mike's experience and success crafting strategic and creative solutions for client’s real estate needs makes him extremely well suited for this position,” said McGarry.  “Since joining the firm in 1997, Mike has been instrumental in developing and expanding our leasing and management business, while also maintaining a strong transaction practice.”
 
Most recently, Ellis was responsible for the Agency Leasing business in Washington, DC and he also headed up the National Agency Brokerage business in the Americas. Ellis joined Jones Lang LaSalle as a result of the merger with Jones Lang Wootton. Prior to Jones Lang Wootton, Mr. Ellis was a principal for Larson, Ball & Gould, Inc. for ten years as a Senior Vice President and Partner.
 
“I am honored to have the opportunity to continue to drive growth and success within this region,” noted Mike Ellis. “I look forward to working on behalf of clients to leverage the unparalleled regional, national and global platform of Jones Lang LaSalle.”
 
Mr. Ellis holds a bachelor’s of science degree in business administration and information systems from Marquette University.  He is a life-time member of the Greater Washington Commercial Association of REALTORS (GWCAR) where he has been named in the top 10 regional producers.  Mr. Ellis is a licensed sales person in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.
 
About Jones Lang LaSalle
 
Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) is a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate. The firm offers integrated services delivered by expert teams worldwide to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying or investing in real estate. With 2007 global revenue of $2.7 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle has approximately 180 offices worldwide and operates in more than 700 cities in 60 countries.  The firm is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of approximately 1.2 billion square feet worldwide. LaSalle Investment Management, the company’s investment management business, is one of the world’s largest and most diverse in real estate with more than $54 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit our Web site, www.joneslanglasalle.com
 
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