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JLL Expands Capital Markets Expertise in the Midwest

Veteran investment sales expert Steven Buss to lead Minneapolis Capital Markets

MINNEAPOLIS, September 22, 2016 JLL today announced it has expanded its Capital Markets expertise in the Midwest with the addition of veteran investment sales expert Steven Buss as Managing Director. Buss will lead JLL’s Capital Markets in Minneapolis.  He will work closely with the firm's existing Office Investment Sales Team of Bruce Miller, Nooshin Felsenthal, Jim Postweiler and Peter Harwood, on a unified approach to the Midwest Market.

“JLL is focused on growing a unified capital markets presence, leveraging the strengths and market knowledge of our entire team throughout the Midwest,” said Jonathan GeanakosPresident – Americas Capital Markets for JLL. “Steve’s office, industrial and net lease sales expertise bolsters the formidable capabilities of our investment sales and finance professionals in both Chicago and Minneapolis/St. Paul.”

Buss brings more than 23 years of commercial real estate experience to JLL, most recently leading a team specializing in large investment sales transactions for single- and multi-tenant office and industrial properties for a competing commercial real estate services firm. He was also a founding member of their Corporate Capital Markets Group.

“With one of the lowest unemployment rates and one of the highest Fortune 500 rankings per capita in the nation, Minneapolis-St. Paul stands out in the Midwest for its strong business climate,” said Dan Ryan, JLL’s Central region Market Director. “Steve is one of the top investment sales producers in the Twin Cities, bringing long-standing relationships and extensive market knowledge that will round out our suite of Investor Services.”

Buss has completed $8.4 billion worth of real estate transactions both in Minneapolis and around the country. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Science in Real Estate and Urban Land Economics from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

JLL Capital Markets is a full-service global provider of capital solutions for real estate investors and occupiers. The firm’s in-depth local market and global investor knowledge delivers the best-in-class solutions for clients — whether a sale, financing, repositioning, advisory or recapitalization execution. In 2015 alone, JLL Capital Markets completed $140 billion in investment sale and debt and equity transactions globally. The firm’s Capital Markets team comprises more than 2,000 specialists, operating all over the globe.


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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