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Philadelphia

Jones Lang LaSalle Hires Senior Leasing Broker in Philadelphia

Firm adds John Perkins to senior leadership team in King of Prussia


PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 13, 2010 — Jones Lang LaSalle today announced the appointment of John Perkins as Senior Vice President of the firm’s Philadelphia office leasing team.  Perkins will join the growing King of Prussia office, which Jones Lang LaSalle opened last year.  In his new role, Perkins will focus on advising tenants and landlords on suburban office leases across the Philadelphia region.

“With more than 20 years in the commercial real estate industry, John brings a wealth of experience with noteworthy international corporations,” said Ron Cariola, Managing Director at Jones Lang LaSalle.  “Adding John to the team will allow us to expand our group’s presence and broaden the expertise we provide our clients across the region.” 

Perkins joins from Grubb & Ellis where he was a top producer and specialized in both landlord and tenant representation for office leasing and dispositions.  Perkins holds a bachelor’s of science degree in business administration from Shippensburg University.

“We are pleased that John is joining our team and he will be a key leader as we continue our growth in the Philadelphia suburban markets,” said Mike Morrone, Executive Vice President of Jones Lang LaSalle.

Jones Lang LaSalle has been a prominent player in Philadelphia’s real estate market since 1997 and has continued to expand recently by adding offices in Harrisburg, King of Prussia and Cherry Hill, NJ. With 280 employees, the firm currently manages 4 million square feet of office space and leases more than 10 million square feet of prime office and industrial space throughout the metro Philadelphia area.

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 $38 billion of assets under management. For further information, visit our website, www.joneslanglasalle.com.