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Charlotte, N.C.

JLL adds veteran finance expert to Carolinas Capital Markets platform

Hal Kempson joins JLL as Executive Vice President

​​CHARLOTTE, N.C, Sept. 19, 2017 – The Carolinas continue to be a hotbed of commercial real estate activity as steady economic and population growth entice investors. To build on the city's momentum, JLL today announced Hal Kempson joined the company as an Executive Vice President. ​

Kempson will be based in Charlotte, North Carolina and focus on debt and equity across asset classes. Kempson will report to Chase Monroe, JLL Carolinas Market Director.

"Hal's depth of experience is an excellent addition to our expanding Carolinas Capital Markets business," said Monroe. "We continue to grow our services in the Carolinas to meet our clients' expanding needs."

Added Kempson, "I look forward to contributing to the already robust JLL platform and to continuing to provide my clients with industry-leading financial services."

Kempson brings more than two decades of experience to JLL and joins the company from a leading global commercial real estate firm. Through his career he has completed approximately $3 billion in transactions. He holds a Bachelor's degree from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

JLL Capital Markets is a full-service global provider of capital solutions for real estate investors and occupiers. The firm's in-depth local market and global investor knowledge delivers the best-in-class solutions for clients — whether a sale, financing, repositioning, advisory or recapitalization execution. In 2016 alone, JLL Capital Markets completed $145 billion in investment sale and debt and equity transactions globally. The firm's Capital Markets team comprises more than 2,000 specialists, operating all over the globe.

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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 $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