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JLL Taps Valentin Stobetsky to Head International Desk in New York

Former chief commercial officer for JLL in Russia relocates to New York from Moscow to oversee international business efforts for firm’s Northeast region

NEW YORK, October 21, 2015 — JLL announced that Valentin Stobetsky has relocated from Moscow to join the firm as a managing director and head of its international desk in New York. He previously served as chief commercial officer for JLL’s Russian business and a member of its Executive Board. Stobetsky will lead international business development efforts throughout the firm’s Northeast region, including New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia and Boston.

Stobetsky, 40, has more than 17 years of commercial real estate experience. He developed the strategy for JLL’s Corporate Solutions and Agency businesses in Russia, and is credited with leading a breakthrough into the Russian corporate sector. Stobetsky also aided JLL’s Capital Markets business through his relationships with key Russian investors and developers.

“Valentin’s ability to develop strong and productive relationships with both domestic and international clients will be a powerful addition to the iDesk in New York,” said Phil Palmer, executive managing director. “His appointment also underscores JLL’s commitment to moving high-caliber professionals into key global roles, and highlights the quality and depth of the firm’s pool of talent around the world.”

Prior to relocating to New York, Stobetsky led the profitable growth of JLL’s Office Group in Russia, which included the firm’s Corporate Solutions and Office Agency businesses. Stobetsky’s clients have included Publicis, BDO Unicon, Alcatel, Alfa Bank, AIG Lincoln, Millhouse Capital and Kaspersky Lab. Earlier, he served as EMEA Real Estate Manager with Intel Corp., and as director of real estate for Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States for Citigroup.

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.

About JLL
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