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JLL Expands New Jersey Industrial Team

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ, September 24, 2015 — JLL has hired Brian Golden as a vice president, joining the company’s New Jersey industrial group, led by David Knee, senior managing director. Golden’s responsibilities include providing institutional agency leasing services along with business development and tenant representation throughout the Garden State.

Golden, 35, has more than 11 years of experience in the New Jersey real estate market, specializing in the leasing and development of industrial real estate. He is highly skilled in space planning and coordinating complex, multifaceted industrial transactions.

“Brian is a consummate real estate professional, with an impressive background in industrial leasing and development throughout New Jersey,” said Knee. “He will be instrumental in extending JLL’s reach and scope of services among industrial owners and space users alike.”

“Brian has unmatched expertise in industrial real estate from the perspective of ownership,” said Robert Kossar, executive managing director and market director for JLL’s New Jersey operations. “JLL will benefit tremendously from his understanding of all aspects of industrial real estate, from land sales to development to leasing.”
Prior to joining JLL, Golden served as senior leasing manager in New Jersey for Prologis Inc., overseeing leasing activity for more than 75 existing buildings and development properties totaling more than 20 million square feet of industrial and warehouse space. Earlier, he was director of leasing for Mack-Cali Realty Corp., where he handled leasing activity for more than 24 buildings totaling 4 million square feet of office space.

Before that, Golden worked as bonds and transitions manager, and as land acquisitions manager for Kara Homes Inc., closing more than $20 million in approved land deals. He also served as an analyst with General Electric Asset Management.

Golden received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Richmond. He is a licensed real estate broker in the state of New Jersey. Golden serves as co-chair of NAIOP’s Developing Leaders program.

JLL is a leader in the northern/central New Jersey commercial real estate market, with more than 730 professionals and support staff providing agency leasing and property marketing, tenant representation, industrial services, strategic consulting, occupancy planning, workplace strategies, project and development services, property and facility management, and investment sales/capital markets services to New Jersey's leading corporate tenants, investors and landlords. The firm, which assists clients from three full-service offices in Parsippany, Iselin (Metropark) and East Rutherford, also acts as a local service provider for JLL’s global and national corporate clients in need of real estate assistance in New Jersey. JLL’s New Jersey operations were honored by NJBiz magazine as one of its 2015 Best Places to Work in New Jersey.

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 $56.0 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