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JLL Expands Retail Team with Agency Leasing Expert

Retail veteran Randy Hopper joins firm as Vice President

HOUSTON, Feb. 16, 2017 – JLL continues its strategic retail platform expansion with the hiring of Randy Hopper as Vice President. In his new role, Hopper will lead retail agency leasing and be responsible for growing JLL's platform in Houston.

"We couldn't be more excited about Randy joining the JLL team," said Mark Raines, senior vice president and retail lead, JLL Houston. "Randy is a highly regarded retail brokerage professional with a proven ability to market and lease space to its highest potential. He is a natural fit to our team-oriented and client-centered group, and is the right person to lead our Houston leasing efforts as we further expand our retail presence."

Hopper has more than 10 years of experience in commercial real estate development, retail agency leasing and tenant representation for institutional investors, commercial retail developers and retailers.

"JLL's global platform, local expertise and overall culture of teamwork, excellence and ethics is appealing because it positions me to deliver the highest quality service and results to my clients," said Hopper. "I look forward to working with the current team to expand JLL's retail portfolio and presence in Houston."

Hopper is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, Urban Land Institute and CCIM Houston chapter. He also has the prestigious designation of Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM). Before joining the commercial real estate industry, Hopper served as a Captain in the U.S. Army.

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About JLL

JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. A Fortune 500 company, JLL helps real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions. In 2016, JLL had revenue of $6.8 billion and fee revenue of $5.8 billion and, on behalf of clients, managed 4.4 billion square feet, or 409 million square meters, and completed sales acquisitions and finance transactions of approximately $136 billion. At year-end 2016, JLL had nearly 300 corporate offices, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of more than 77,000. As of December 31, 2016, LaSalle Investment Management has $60.1 billion of real estate under asset management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit