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JLL adds depth to Valuation & Advisory Services business

Blake Fine joins JLL as Senior Vice President in Atlanta

​​​ATLANTA, October 30, 2017 – JLL announced Blake P. Fine, MAI has joined as a Senior Vice President, Valuation & Advisory Services, Southeast Region. Based in Atlanta, Fine specializes in appraisal production, consulting and management and will work under the direction of Mike Sivewright​, JLL Atlanta Market Director.​

Fine Blake.jpg"The Southeast is a key region for us as we continue to expand our offerings to cover every corner of the United States," said Michael Welch, JLL's Head of Valuation & Advisory Services, U.S. "We offer coast-to-coast coverage, and look forward to growing our business with top talent like Blake in Atlanta."

Added Sivewright, "JLL's Valuation & Advisory platform is a critical offering to clients that own and buy and sell real estate, especially during upcycles when valuations tend to be higher. Blake's rich experience in appraisal will greatly benefit our clients by ensuring fair-and-accurate valuations, as we launch our appraisal business in Atlanta."

Fine spent the past two decades engaged in real estate valuation and consulting throughout the U.S. He is an expert in the valuation of industrial, office and retail properties and a variety of special-use properties including hotels and resorts, mixed-use developments, medical facilities, shopping centers, and warehouses. He previously served as Director at Integra Realty Resources in Atlanta.

JLL's Valuation & Advisory platform leverages the firm's global experience and deep knowledge of local real estate markets to provide an accurate, reliable evaluations of a wide range of commercial property types. JLL performs valuations and appraisals for single assets, global portfolios and a range of property types.

Fine hods the MAI Designation from the Appraisal Institute and has vast litigation and court testimony expertise. His experience in appraisal enables him to produce opinions of value on a multitude of property types, feasibility studies, use analysis, complex assignments and advice on investment properties that are accurate, timely and instill confidence.

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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