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East Rutherford, NJ

JLL Hires Christopher Perruna in New Jersey

Perruna to oversee expansion of JLL’s Project & Development Services in New Jersey


East Rutherford, N.J., August 26, 2016JLL has hired Christopher Perruna as a senior vice president to oversee the firm's Project and Development Services team in New Jersey. Perruna will take over supervision of the group from Jerry Sullivan, senior vice president, as Sullivan transitions to a new role that allows him to be more directly involved with clients by actively leading projects, teams and assignments. Sullivan will continue to lead JLL's Workplace efforts across the region, developing client relationships and new business.

Perruna, 38, has more than 16 years of experience in project and development services, primarily as an architect, owner's representative and project manager. He has successfully managed a variety of interior commercial, and core and shell (build-to-suit) projects totaling approximately 3 million square feet, with a combined value of approximately $700 million. He has worked with clients in a wide range of industries including pharmaceutical, medical/health care, financial, law, private equity, insurance and media.

"Chris Perruna has completed complex assignments throughout the New York metropolitan region for major corporate clients across a wide range of industries," said George Ladyman, international director and Northeast regional manager for JLL's Project and Development Services group. "His extensive experience in project and cost management, along with his tremendous leadership qualities will be crucial to the continued expansion of JLL's Project and Development Services platform in New Jersey."

Prior to joining JLL, Perruna served as director of project management with Gardiner & Theobald LLP, where he oversaw project and cost management services within the construction industry. In his role, Perruna managed a major pharmaceutical corporation's multi-year expansion, which involved the construction and renovation of more than 350,000 square feet of laboratory and office space. He also supervised the relocation of a global insurance company's headquarters that included a 185,000-square-foot, built-to-suit office property.

Previously, he was an associate architect with K. Hovnanian Homes, managing a team of associates producing construction documents, budgets and custom options. 
Before that, he was an architectural designer with Walter Sedovic Architects.

Perruna earned a bachelor's degree in architectural engineering from the University of Hartford. He is a licensed real estate agent in the state of New Jersey.

JLL is a leader in the northern/central New Jersey commercial real estate market, with more than 1,000 professionals and support staff providing agency leasing and property marketing, tenant representation, industrial services, strategic consulting, occupancy planning, workplace strategies, project and development services, property and facility management, and investment sales/capital markets services to New Jersey's leading corporate tenants, investors and landlords. The firm, which assists clients from three full-service offices in Parsippany, Iselin (Metropark) and East Rutherford, also acts as a local service provider for JLL's global and national corporate clients in need of real estate assistance in New Jersey. JLL's New Jersey operations were honored by NJBiz magazine as one of its 2015 Best Places to Work in New Jersey.

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 $59.1 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 www.jll.com.​