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Jones Lang LaSalle Adds Investment Sales Expert in Phoenix

Brian Ackerman joins firm as Senior Vice President

PHOENIX , June 8, 2010– Jones Lang LaSalle announced today that it has added a new investment sales expert in the Phoenix office.  Brian Ackerman has joined the firm as a Senior Vice President, where he will specialize in the acquisition and disposition of office and industrial property throughout Arizona.

“Brian’s expertise and deep roots within the Phoenix community make him a perfect addition to our investment sales practice,” said Dennis Desmond, Jones Lang LaSalle Market Director for the Phoenix region.  “Brian helped set numerous pricing records across the Phoenix submarkets and his experience will allow us to continue to broaden our depth of services in this growing market.”

Mr. Ackerman has been involved in the sale of more than 7.3 million square feet of property and $1.23 billion in transaction volume during his career.  He earned a bachelors of science in Management Information Systems from the University of Arizona and holds a current State of Arizona salesperson license. He is an active member of NAIOP and the Urban Land Institute. He has been involved in NAIOP since 2003, serving on both the membership and several event committees. Mr. Ackerman is also an active member of the Scottsdale 20/30 Club, a civic organization that raises money for children's charities throughout Metropolitan Phoenix.

About Jones Lang LaSalle Capital Markets

Jones Lang LaSalle 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 its clients — whether a sale, financing, repositioning, advisory or recapitalization execution. In the last three years, Jones Lang LaSalle Capital Markets completed more than $143 billion transactions globally. The firm’s Capital Markets team comprises approximately 1,500 specialists, operating in 180 major markets worldwide.

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,