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Jones Lang LaSalle Senior Executive to Grow Brokerage Business in Michigan

DETROIT, February 12, 2009 — Jones Lang LaSalle, the financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate, today announced  Ronald J. Gantner as Executive Vice President of the firm’s brokerage business in Michigan.  In this role, Mr. Gantner will oversee the firm’s brokerage practice from Detroit and is charged with growing the business across the region.
A 16-year industry expert, Mr. Gantner formally worked in the firm’s Corporate Solutions group advising corporations on their real estate needs. He has extensive experience in project leasing, tenant representation, asset and property management. He has completed more than 6.5 million square feet of transactions with a value of $1.5 million in the last five years.
“With his experience at Jones Lang LaSalle and an intimate knowledge of the Michigan market he is ideally positioned to lead our brokerage business,” said Jim Becker Jones Lang LaSalle’s Market Director for Michigan, Minnesota and Ohio. “We see many opportunities across the state of Michigan and Ron is in a perfect position to leverage them.”
Prior to joining Jones Lang LaSalle, Mr. Gantner was with Trammell Crow for eight years.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Michigan State University; he is on the Board of Trustees at the Detroit Downtown Partnership and on the Board of Directors at the Metro Detroit YMCA.
About Jones Lang LaSalle
Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) is a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate. The firm offers integrated services delivered by expert teams worldwide to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying or investing in real estate. With 2008 global revenue of $2.7 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle serves clients in 60 countries from 750 locations worldwide, including 180 corporate offices.  The firm is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of approximately 1.3 billion square feet worldwide. LaSalle Investment Management, the company’s investment management business, is one of the world’s largest and most diverse in real estate with more than $46 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit our Web site,