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JLL Recognized for Technology Innovation and Leadership

Company included on 2017 IDG CIO 100 list

CHICAGO, May 2, 2017 - JLL's (NYSE: JLL) standing as a leader in developing and deploying commercial real estate (CRE) technology was recognized  today by being named to the 2017 IDG CIO 100. The 30th annual CIO 100 award program identifies organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology.

"We are continuously innovating and introducing technologies that transform the way real estate is owned, operated and managed," said Matt Gonterman, Americas CIO, JLL. "We're seeing seismic shifts in the way companies approach and we're giving our people and clients the best digital tools and data to help them achieve their ambitions."

Those tools include everything from JLL's award-winning RED data and insights platform to Internet of Things (IoT) technologies that enhance occupier experience and improve workplace utilization. JLL's digital ecosystem also includes process automation tools, property marketing technologies and building management innovations that help clients navigate through an increasingly digital world.

JLL received the CIO 100 recognition for– MapIT, the only CRE data and insights platform for corporate location and property investment. MapIT combines thousands of data points with real-time location-based analytics to tell an interactive story that ultimately helps companies find the best possible locations for their facilities. Accessible via the cloud through a mobile device, MapIT allows JLL's brokers and consultants to quickly integrate proprietary customer data with data from 380,000 government and private-sector databases across 140 countries.

"Technology innovation and business value have always been at the heart of our CIO 100 awards, which honor the IT organizations thriving on the front lines of the digital revolution," said Maryfran Johnson, Editor in Chief, CIO Events. "This year's winning companies are outstanding examples of how IT leadership, business collaboration and customer engagement are shaping the future." 

Recipients of this year's CIO 100 Award were selected through a three-step process. First, companies filled out an online application form detailing their innovative IT and business initiatives. Next, a team of external judges (many of them former CIOs) reviewed the applications in depth, looking for leading-edge IT practices and measurable results. Finally, CIO editors reviewed the judges' recommendations and selected the final 100.

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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