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New Leader at Helm of JLL Phoenix Project & Development Services Team

Industry Veteran David Rosato hired as Senior Vice President

PHOENIX, April 19, 2016 – The Phoenix office of JLL has hired David Rosato as Senior Vice President and new leader of its growing Phoenix Project & Development Services (PDS) group. The PDS group provides consultation, project management, design and construction management services for projects ranging from office to industrial to retail.

In his new position, Rosato manages the Phoenix PDS team and almost 70 active local jobs valued at approximately $125 million. His additional responsibilities include strategy implementation, designer and contractor evaluation and selection, budget analysis and contract review and negotiations.

“Phoenix is a hot spot for business expansion, and that keeps experts like Dave in high demand,” said Pat Williams, JLL Managing Director and head of its Phoenix Tenant Representation group. “Dave understands that a company’s physical space is critical to their success. He listens to their needs, then works with his team to turn that vision into executable design and construction. These are great skills that we are excited to bring to our Phoenix clients.”

Rosato began his career at JP Morgan Chase, advancing to the role of Market Director of Construction. He then spent ten years at the Phoenix office of CBRE, specializing in the occupier and tenant rep business. Notable project development experience includes the Pepsi Distribution Center in Phoenix, GM IT Innovation Center in Chandler, GAP Distribution Center in Phoenix, PNM Resources headquarters in Albuquerque and IASIS Healthcare headquarters in Phoenix.

At JLL, Rosato will direct project development activity that, in the past year, has included the award-winning Isagenix Class A office headquarters in Gilbert, the Northern Trust office complex at Discovery Business Campus in Tempe, and the redevelopment of the Tucson Galleria in Tucson for Comcast’s IT and call center operations. Nationally, JLL has 404 LEED accredited professionals, including many in Phoenix.

Rosato holds a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Design from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He also attended Arizona State University for Graduate Studies in Facilities Planning and Management. Rosato is a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP).

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 $5.2 billion and gross revenue of $6.0 billion, JLL has more than 230 corporate offices, operates in more than 80 countries and has a global workforce of more than 60,000. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 4.0 billion square feet, or 372 million square meters, and completed $138 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2015. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $56.4 billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated.

In Phoenix, JLL is a market leader employing more than 540 of the region’s most recognized industry experts offering office, industrial and retail brokerage, tenant representation, facility and investment management, capital markets, multifamily investments and development services. In 2015, the Phoenix team completed 17.2 million square feet in lease and sale transactions valued at $930 million, directed $125 million in project management and currently manages a 16.4 million-square-foot portfolio. For more news, videos and research resources on Jones Lang LaSalle, please visit or