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Milwaukee, WI

JLL strengthens industrial platform with key hire in Milwaukee

James Young joins firm as Senior Vice President and will lead industrial team

MILWAUKEE, January 29, 2018 – As part of its continuing effort to drive growth in Milwaukee, JLL today announced it has expanded its Industrial platform with the addition of James Young as Senior Vice President. He will join existing Industrial team members John Packee and Tony Haning and will assume leadership of the firm's Industrial business.

"I'm delighted to join an industry-leading firm that's continuing to grow here in Milwaukee," said Young. "There's a great depth of talent within JLL, and I'm looking forward to collaborating with the local team to create new opportunities for both the firm and our clients."

Young brings nearly 20 years of commercial real estate experience, specializing in tenant representation assignments, leasing, industrial sales, investment transactions and land opportunities. Over the course of his career, he has successfully closed more than $300 million in transactions. A top real estate expert in Milwaukee, Jim has been recognized as a Broker of the Year by Riverworks Development Corporation and was awarded with the Investment Deal of the Year (2016) and Industrial Deal of the Year (2017) by the Commercial Association of Realtors of Wisconsin. He is a member of the Metro Milwaukee Chamber of Commerce, Wisconsin Commercial Association of Realtors and Wisconsin Realtors Association. He holds an MBA from the University of Whitewater.   

"Given the scale and ever-growing importance of the Milwaukee industrial market, it's critical we maintain a market-leading industrial presence across the region," said David Pudlosky, Senior Vice President, JLL. "A highly regarded industry expert, Jim brings long-standing client relationships and a mastery of the Wisconsin industrial market, both of which will increase our capacity to fulfill clients' needs in this growing, dynamic environment."

"Milwaukee continues to see developers and out-of-state investors alike recognizing the opportunity that exists," said Dan Ryan, President of JLL's Central Region. "Jim is a Milwaukee real estate veteran who has built an impressive career creating opportunities, and we are pleased to have him join us as we look to grow and accelerate our Industrial business."

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 third quarter of 2017, JLL had nearly 300 corporate offices, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of over 80,000. As of September 30, 2017, LaSalle Investment Management had $59.0 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