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JLL Taps Life Sciences Expert John Cahill in New York

Joins firm as senior vice president with New York brokerage; will focus primarily on life sciences transactions

NEW YORK, June 14, 2017JLL has hired life sciences expert John Cahill as a senior vice president with its New York brokerage operations. He will focus on tenant representation and agency leasing services for life sciences and biotechnology clients throughout the New York metropolitan area.

Cahill has more than 12 years of experience in commercial real estate, primarily focusing on life sciences and biotechnology transactions in the New York metropolitan area. He is highly experienced in evaluating new markets for clients, as well as in the leasing and disposition of office space, research and development facilities, and laboratory and manufacturing buildings.

"John Cahill has an outstanding reputation in the New York metropolitan area for his work with medical, life sciences and biotechnology companies," said Phil Palmer, executive managing director. "He will serve a crucial role in providing a broad range of real estate services to our clients in these thriving industry sectors."

Prior to joining JLL, Cahill was a principal at a major New York brokerage firm, where he served as senior advisor and head of the life sciences practice. He oversaw the expansion of the firm's pharmaceutical, medical and biotechnology client base in the New York metropolitan area and nationally. Earlier, Cahill served with two other major New York brokerages, first as a member of a global life sciences practice group and, most recently, as a partner with a second firm's life sciences and data centers solutions practice groups.

Prior to joining the real estate industry, Cahill worked in pharmaceutical sales and marketing with Johnson & Johnson and Alcon Laboratories.

Cahill earned a bachelor's degree in operations management from Syracuse University's Whitman School of Management. He is a member of NewYorkBIO, the New Jersey Technology Council and BioNJ.

Cahill is active member of St. Mary's Healthcare System for Children and a member of the board of directors of the Epilepsy Foundation of Metropolitan New York.

JLL is a leader in the New York tri-state commercial real estate market, with more than 2,400 of the most recognized industry experts offering brokerage, capital markets, property/facilities management, consulting, and project and development services. In 2016, the New York tri-state team completed approximately 28.2 million square feet of lease transactions; arranged investment sales, notes, debt and equity transactions valued at more than $12.0 billion; managed projects valued at $7.9billion; and oversaw a property management, facilities management and agency leasing portfolio exceeding 146.7 million square feet.

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 the end of the first quarter of 2017, JLL had nearly 300 corporate offices, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of more than 78,000. As of March 31, 2017, LaSalle Investment Management had $58.0 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​