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JLL Strengthens Detroit Leadership Team with New Managing Director

Commercial real estate expert, Larry Emmons, joins JLL to lead market growth

DETROIT, Oct. 13, 2015 – Today, JLL announced that Larry Emmons would join the firm as Managing Director, leading the Detroit office, effective immediately. With more than 25 years experience in the Detroit commercial real estate market, Emmons will oversee all brokerage services in the region in his new role.

“I look forward to working with one of the brightest brokerage teams in the industry,” said Emmons. “JLL’s reputation and resources will allow our Detroit team to truly step up and lead revitalization efforts in Detroit.”

As managing director of its Detroit office, Emmons will lead JLL’s charge in the growing market. According to the company’s annual Skyline report, Detroit office demand has experienced an upsurge over the last five years and further demand growth is projected.

“Larry brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the JLL team, and I’m confident he’s the right fit for the job,” said JC Pelusi, Managing Director and Market Director for the Great Lakes Region. “It’s exhilarating to see talent of this calibre join a flourishing platform. His leadership will transform an already outstanding team.

Emmons has most recently served as Senior Vice President at a global commercial real estate firm. He is a licensed real estate broker for the states of Michigan and Florida, as well as a licensed attorney and counselor at law. He has been an active member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) since 1994, and a member of the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) Institute since 1996. Emmons is a graduate of The University of Michigan and The University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.  

For more information, connect with Emmons on LinkedIn. And, subscribe to the JLL Spaces blog for regular commercial real estate news, insights and trends from experts.

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