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JLL expands tenant representation team with addition of renowned business leader

David Berzina joins JLL in Fort Worth

FORT WORTH, August 9, 2017 – JLL today announced it has strengthened its tenant representation team in Fort Worth with the addition of respected business leader David Berzina. Berzina joins the firm as Vice President after establishing his own economic development consulting firm and serving as the top economic development executive at the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce for over a decade.

"David is an outstanding addition to JLL," said Todd Burnette, Managing Director, JLL Fort Worth. "With our full platform of services and team of industry experts at his disposal, he will do great things for our clients and the firm."

Berzina brings a wealth of experience as a trusted advisor and consultant to business, industry and regional government leaders. In his role at JLL, he will provide in-depth knowledge and insights to JLL's growing client base, including site selection, economic development strategy and incentive negotiation. He has been responsible for over 26 million square feet of construction, $6.3 billion in capital investment, 35,000 jobs and over $1.5 billion in annual payroll over the course of his economic development career.

"JLL is committed to ensuring our clients in Fort Worth achieve their ambitions," said JLL South Central Region President Jeff Staubach. "The strength of that commitment comes from our leadership, and David's addition reaffirms our dedication to our clients throughout North Texas."

There is a long history between Berzina and JLL Fort Worth. JLL worked with Berzina on several incentive packages for clients during his twelve years with the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, including, most notably, the incentive package for Bell Helicopter.

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 $145 billion. At the end of the second quarter of 2017, JLL had nearly 300 corporate offices, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of nearly 80,000. As of June 30, 2017, LaSalle Investment Management had $57.6 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