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JLL Adds Industry Veteran to Portland Multifamily Platform

Mark Washington joins as Senior Vice President

PORTLAND, April 20, 2017 – With a coveted quality of life, attractive tech-based job growth and a growing Millennial population, Portland is a hot spot for multifamily demand. To keep up with demand and offer the quality services clients have come to expect, JLL's Capital Markets today announced we've hired Mark Washington as Senior Vice President.

Washington comes from TH Real Estate, where he led the Portland market as Director of Investments for the Northwest region. He will work with clients on sales, debt placement and joint ventures for multifamily properties in the Portland area.

"Mark's experience with investors of all kinds will be help us gain market share and do more for our clients," said David Young, Managing Director and Market Lead of JLL's Northwest multifamily group. "He has experience in lending, acquisitions and advising. It's a rare combination that adds a lot of value to our roster."

Washington brings more than a decade of real estate experience to JLL, including overseeing the acquisition of nearly $1 billion of properties and joint ventures. He holds a B.A. in Business Administration from Morehouse College, and a CFA from the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute. He is also a member of ULI and NAIOP. 

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 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