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JLL Adds Investment Sales Expertise to Philadelphia Platform

Brett Grifo joins JLL as Senior Vice President

​PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 20, 2016 – Philadelphia continues to be one of the nation's most active office markets. In order to capture that demand, JLL today announced Brett Grifo has joined the firm as a Senior Vice President. Grifo will focus on investment sales of office product along with Managing Director James Galbally. He joins the team of Galbally and Senior Vice Presidents Erin Miller, Chad Orcutt and John Plower.

Brett Grifo Headshot.png"Brett brings an added element of expertise to our integrated sales and finance platform in Philadelphia," said Galbally. "It is imperative for us to continue to offer our clients the best talent in the industry. Brett will make a great addition to a team that has successfully completed more than $1 billion of transactions 2016."

Grifo most recently spent seven years at a public real estate investment trust where he led acquisition, disposition and joint venture transactions totalling $2.2 billion. He has a Bachelor's degree in finance from the Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond and earned a Master's Degree in Business from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University.

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.  JLL is a Fortune 500 company with, as of December 31, 2015, revenue of $6.0 billion and fee revenue of $5.2 billion, more than 280 corporate offices, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of more than 70,000.  On behalf of its clients, the company 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. As of September 30, 2016, its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $59.7 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