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JLL Expands Agency Leasing Team in Northern Virginia with Top Producer

JLL lands leading real estate advisor Brian Tucker

TYSONS, VA, Sept. 20, 2016 –  JLL today announced that Brian Tucker has joined the firm's Northern Virginia Agency Leasing team as a Managing Director to support the firm's growth in the region.

Tucker brings over 30 years of experience in representing corporate, institutional, public and private sector clients in structuring commercial lease and sale transactions. Over the course of his career, he has leased more than of 20 million square feet and been involved in many of the largest and most complex lease deals in the Washington region. Tucker's depth of experience in strategic negotiation has provided unique expertise in structuring successful lease and sale transactions. Prior to joining JLL, Tucker held a number of positions in the commercial real estate industry most recently as an Executive Director at Cushman & Wakefield.

"Brian is a very highly respected, capable and productive brokerage professional with a track record and portfolio that speak for themselves," said Bob VeShancey, Managing Director and head of Agency Leasing for JLL in the Mid-Atlantic region. "He has tremendous respect among his peers throughout the market and will easily fit into the strong, collaborative and collegial team here at JLL."

"JLL provides a high level of service to its clients, effectively transacts business on their behalf, and does so in a collaborative environment with best in class real estate professionals across a wide variety of disciplines," said Tucker. "The firm's platform in DC offers deep internal market research, technology tools, and robust marketing and support resources. It is a perfect place for me."

Joining Tucker at JLL as a Senior Associate is John Dragelin who has worked at Cushman & Wakefield for the past seven years and actually has a history at JLL where he served as a summer intern in 2009. Dragelin has worked with a number of the largest private real estate developers in the Washington, D.C. region, as well as with instructional owners. He holds a Bachelor's degree in History from Columbia University.

Brian Tucker and John Dragelin are the latest agency leasing hires on a team that has a deep understanding of the Northern Virginia market, is expert in tailoring leases to individual clients, and reduces the costs and risks associated with leasing and ultimately finding spaces that help businesses maximize workplace flexibility and productivity.

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​