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New York, NY

M&A and advisory expert joins JLL in new york

Christi Wagenaar brought on as Executive Vice President

​JLL today announced that Christi Wagenaar has joined the firm as Executive Vice President. She will focus on real estate M&A, strategic advisory and private capital raising in the Americas and report to Managing Director and Head of M&A and Strategic Advisory in the Americas, Kevin Stahl

"We continue to focus on providing JLL's clients with strategic advice, broad advisory capabilities and access to capital globally," said Stahl. "Adding Christi to our team enhances our M&A expertise and depth."

Added Managing Director Blake Lacher, "JLL is growing its M&A capabilities across the U.S. and globally. This service offering has been an excellent complement to our capital markets business and allows JLL to offer its clients unique breadth of advisory and capital raising services."

Before joining JLL, Wagenaar was a Managing Director of Perella Weinberg Partners' Real Estate Advisory practice, where she focused on M&A, strategic advisory and private capital raising. She earned her MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in Business Administration and Accounting from the University of Kansas.

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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 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 has $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