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Houston, TX

JLL expands agency leasing team with key hire in Houston

Jack Russo joins firm as vice president

HOUSTON, Sept. 21, 2017 – JLL today announced it has expanded its agency leasing team in Houston with the addition of Jack Russo as vice president.

"With a broad background in building technologies and commercial brokerage, Jack is an expert in leveraging an asset's strengths to achieve the best possible return on investment," said Chrissy Wilson, executive vice president with JLL's agency leasing team. "His experience will help us further grow our platform, allowing us to continue providing the highest level of service to our clients, even as their needs grow."

Russo's background includes technical sales, energy conservation consulting and commercial brokerage. As part of the agency leasing team, he will represent both institutional and private owners in the marketing and leasing of their office properties. 

"JLL's agency team has enjoyed great success in its relatively short history. They have continued to add flagship projects to the portfolio and have piloted many of the more noteworthy deals in Houston as of late. That is a testament to focused leadership and a strong team environment," said Russo. "I am excited to join this well-respected team, and look forward to the tremendous future I believe awaits our group." 


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