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Palm Beach

Jones Lang LaSalle Hires Tom Robertson to Serve Growing Client Base in Florida

Firm appoints office and industrial expert based in Palm Beach


PALM BEACH FL, February 27, 2009 - Jones Lang LaSalle, the financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate, has appointed Tom Robertson as Vice President in landlord and tenant representation for the office, industrial and land sectors in Florida.  Mr. Robertson is charged with growing the business in Broward, Palm Beach, Martin and St. Lucie counties.
 
Mr. Robertson’s principal assignment with the firm is to lead the marketing efforts on the prestigious Florida Center for Innovation, a 1.3 million square foot master-planned research park in St Lucie County.  Jones Lang LaSalle was selected by Mann Research Center LLC to serve as exclusive Leasing and Marketing agent for the $100 million, six-building, 400,000-square-foot development which will feature a mixture of medical office, research and development, corporate office and support retail.
 
Prior to joining Jones Lang LaSalle, Mr. Robertson was a principal managing partner of his own commercial real estate brokerage firm in Boca Raton.  The firm was acquired in 2006 by Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT, a subsidiary of Realogy Corporation. 
 
“Tom brings over 15 years of sales, leasing, acquisition and development experience and throughout his career has represented two million square feet of office and industrial space for top tier clients,” said Scott Bell, Senior Vice President for Jones Lang LaSalle in Florida.  “Tom has the exact kind of knowledge and experience that our clients are requesting across Florida.”
 
During his extensive career, Mr. Robertson has also worked with telecommunication giants such as BellSouth, Sprint and Time Warner Wireless Telecommunication on various initiatives across the country.  Mr. Robertson holds a Bachelor’s of Arts degree.
 
Contact Tom Robertson: tom.robertson@am.jll.com/ 561-703-0888
 
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 2008 global revenue of $2.7 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 1.3 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 more than $46 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit our Web site, www.joneslanglasalle.com.
 
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