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JLL Capital Markets Leader Nominated for University of Texas Committee

Jeff Coddington selected to join McCombs School of Business REFIC Advisory Council

AUSTIN, March 13, 2017 – JLL is proud to announce Capital Markets Senior Vice President Jeff Coddington's selection to The University of Texas' McCombs School of Business Real Estate Finance and Investment Center (REFIC) Advisory Council. Council members are considered leaders and experts in the real estate industry and serve as advisers for one of the most respected real estate programs in the country.

REFIC council members working closely with the School of Business. They provide guidance to academic leadership and faculty on curriculum, serve as guest lecturers, provide mentorship for students, and sponsor several programs and events, including a summer real estate research symposium attended by other nationally recognized business schools and a student-managed REIT Fund.

"I am honored to join this prestigious group of industry leaders," said Coddington. "This is an exciting opportunity to work with some of the best in real estate. I look forward to working together for the betterment of The University of Texas."

As Senior Vice President of the Austin JLL Capital Markets team, Coddington's primary role is to assess, strategize and execute complex commercial real estate needs of investors, corporations and non-profit organizations. He is a University of Texas at Austin graduate, where he received bachelor's degrees in both Finance and Real Estate.

"Jeff is an outstanding asset to our firm and a tremendous leader in the real estate community," said Managing Director Todd Wallace. "We at JLL are excited about his nomination. Through this opportunity, Jeff will share and showcase his expertise, reinforcing JLL's commitment supporting our community."

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