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JLL Joins ‘Veterans On Wall Street’

Organization brings together 80 financial services companies to transition veterans to civilian life

Chicago, July 18, 2016JLL (NYSE: JLL) announced today it has become a member of Veterans on Wall Street (VOWS), a consortium of more than 80 financial services firms that promotes career development, support, and retention of veterans throughout the global financial services industry. VOWS uses a combination of educational initiatives, mentoring, outreach to the military, employee affinity groups, and an annual conference in an effort to improve the conditions under which the military transition to civilian life at home.

"JLL has a long-standing commitment to hiring and retaining veterans," said Mary Bilbrey, JLL Chief Human Resources Officer Americas. "Our membership within VOWS is another example of that, and we're excited to share best practices with other member organizations as we continually strengthen our offerings for veterans."

VOWS recognizes that the cultural values our veterans have developed in the military—passion, drive, commitment, and teamwork—mesh with the corporate values sought after and practiced in the financial services industry. VOWS works with military organizations, veterans groups, industry associations and vendors to build awareness and understanding of how these attributes make military veterans outstanding employees.

Clients and third-party organizations continue to recognize JLL for its ethics, corporate citizenship and commitment to being an employer of choice across the world. Some of the recent awards JLL has received include:

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 280 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 $58.3 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

About Veterans on Wall Street
Veterans on Wall Street (VOWS) is an initiative dedicated to honoring former military personnel and employees currently in the United States Armed Forces, National Guard and Reserves by facilitating career and business opportunities in the financial services industry. The consortium of founding member banks includes Citi, Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs. For more information, please visit or follow @VeteransonWS on Twitter.