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Las Vegas

Jones Lang LaSalle Adds Investment Sales Expert in Phoenix

Brian Ackerman joins firm as Senior Vice President


LAS VEGAS, June 14, 2010 –Jones Lang LaSalle today announced that commercial real estate veterans Dean Kaufman and Bret Davis, LEED® AP have joined the company as Senior Vice Presidents.  Kaufman and Davis each specialize in assisting office tenants and landlords with their real estate needs in the Las Vegas region. The new duo will partner with Managing Director Jeffrey Ingham to expand the firm’s integrated suite of services to clients throughout Nevada.

“Bringing two of the region’s leading brokers to our team represents our firm’s intent on providing institutional quality service to the Las Vegas market,” said Ingham. “Dean and Bret are recognized for their integrity, intricate knowledge of real estate and wealth of experience with landlords and corporate clients that will add to our growing brokerage platform and continued focus in this region.”

Davis joins Jones Lang LaSalle from CB Richard Ellis where he was instrumental in providing landlord and tenant representation services.   He specializes in leasing office space, having executed more than 3.2 million square feet of new, renewal, and expansion leases valued in excess of $450 million.  His agency leasing experience includes oversight of a three million square foot office portfolio located across Nevada, California and Colorado, giving him a unique understanding of both landlord and tenant perspectives.

Davis is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management. He also attended the Executive Education Emerging Leaders Program at Harvard Business School. Davis is a LEED® AP professional and is a member of various organizations including SIOR, CCIM, NAIOP and Southern Nevada U.S. Green Building Council. His “green” expertise will help drive the expansion of Jones Lang LaSalle’s energy and sustainability services in the region.

Kaufman joins Jones Lang La Salle from Colliers International, where he specialized in office tenant and landlord representation and commercial sales. His experience includes representing several office projects such as Hughes Center, The Arroyo Tenaya Office Park, Marnell Corporate Center, and The Park at Spanish Ridge.

Originally from Australia, Kaufman graduated from Monash University, Melbourne with a bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management. He is an active member of NAIOP, the Urban Land Institute, The Australian Las Vegas Business Group, and is a SIOR candidate.
 
About Jones Lang LaSalle
Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) is a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate. The firm offers integrated services delivered by expert teams worldwide to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying or investing in real estate. With 2009 global revenue of $2.5 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle serves clients in 60 countries from 750 locations worldwide, including 180 corporate offices.  The firm is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of approximately 1.6 billion square feet worldwide. LaSalle Investment Management, the company’s investment management business, is one of the world’s largest and most diverse in real estate with approximately $40 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit our Web site, www.joneslanglasalle.com.