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JLL strengthens Austin team with key addition to lead tenant representation group

Industry veteran Russell Young re-joins JLL in Austin

AUSTIN, August 28, 2017 – JLL today announced it has added respected industry veteran Russell Young to the tenant representation team. Effective immediately, Young joins the firm as Managing Director and will serve as leader for the JLL Austin Tenant Representation team. Young previously served as Senior Vice President at JLL from August 2009 to February 2014.

"Russell is regarded as one of the top office tenant rep brokers in the region," said Todd Wallace, Market Leader, JLL Austin. "With the collective experience of our team under his leadership and our growing platform of services, we will be able to provide an even greater level service to our clients."

As the Tenant Representation lead, he will play an integral role in the firm's business development strategy, providing in-depth knowledge and counsel to the tenant representation team. During his 19 years in the commercial real estate industry, he has been responsible for over 400 transactions totalling over six million square feet of space in Austin.

"JLL is dedicated to ensuring our growing client base achieves their ambitions," said JLL South Central Region President Jeff Staubach. "The strategic addition of Russell to lead our tenant rep team is part of our commitment to our clients in Austin and throughout the region. He will be a strong asset for the future growth of JLL and will be a tremendous benefit for our clients."  

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 ​