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Jones Lang LaSalle Appoints Gates and McGarry to Expanded Roles as Leaders of Markets West and Markets East

New leadership roles accelerate firm’s aggressive growth plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. and DALLAS, FEB. 10, 2010 — Jones Lang LaSalle today announced the appointment of firm leaders John Gates and David McGarry to newly created, expanded positions serving as Director of Markets West and as Director of Markets East, respectively. Both executives will partner with the firm’s local Market Directors to integrate client service across the platform and to accelerate the firm’s local and national growth initiatives.

“A hallmark of our client serve offering is our ability to seamlessly integrate our service delivery and match the best talent to the greatest client challenges. These new positions will help drive geographic market and business line expansion as we remain focused on achieving market leading positions in all market segments where we choose to compete.  Our world class platform coupled with an integrated approach will ensure that we deliver the full breadth of our platform to our clients,” said Bill Krouch, Chief Executive Officer, Markets, Jones Lang LaSalle Americas.  “John and Dave have the unique experience and skills to leverage and integrate our full service platform while driving market share gains in each of our business lines as we further penetrate our local markets."

As Director of Markets West, Gates will oversee integrated service delivery of the firm’s business from the West Coast to Chicago from his headquarters office in Dallas, Texas. In addition, he’ll maintain his current responsibilities as President of Americas Brokerage.  He will also continue to serve on the Americas Executive Committee.

As Director of Markets East, McGarry will oversee the integrated service delivery of the firm’s markets from Canada though the eastern Midwest down the East Coast from his headquarters office in Washington, D.C.  He will also continue to serve on the firm’s Americas Executive Committee.

Prior to joining Jones Lang LaSalle as part of the Staubach merger of 2008, Gates was President and Chief Operating Officer of the Staubach Company.  McGarry joined Jones Lang LaSalle in 2006 in the firm’s merger with Spaulding & Slye, where he served as President of the Boston-based firm.  Most recently, McGarry was Market Director for Jones Lang LaSalle’s Mid-Atlantic region. Mike Ellis has been appointed to McGarry’s prior position as Market Director of the firm’s Mid-Atlantic region.

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 2008 global revenue of $2.7 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle serves clients in 60 countries from 750 locations worldwide, including 180 corporate offices.  The firm is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of approximately 1.4 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 $37 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit our Web site,