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Jones Lang LaSalle Expands Public Institutions Expertise in New York

Patrick Flinn hired as Managing Director to take helm in Northeast


NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2010 —Jones Lang LaSalle today announced the firm has hired Patrick Flinn as a Managing Director to steer and grow the firm’s Public Institutions practice for the Northeast Region out of the New York office.  In this role, Flinn will advance the firm’s client service delivery of innovative real estate solutions to the public sector, advising on all aspects of large-scale privatization and other public sector advisory and transactional projects.  He was previously an Assistant Director with the Real Estate Services Department of The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey.

“As we move to strengthen our Public Institutions practice across the country, Patrick’s new leadership role in the Northeast will be a huge boon to our clients,” said Kevin Wayer, Managing Director and Co-President of the firm’s Public Institutions practice.  “His comprehensive experience optimizing value in the leased and owned portfolios of the Port Authority gives the firm immediate inroads into the public sector mindset and processes—paving the way for many mutually beneficial relationships.”

Added Steve Schlegel, Chief Operating Office, New York Tri-State Region, “Here in the Northeast, establishing vital connections is paramount to our business as we strengthen our position as an advisor to port, airport and transit authorities and Patrick’s hiring is a true indication to the market that the firm is ready to lead this sector.”

Prior to the Port Authority where he spent the last eight years leading cross-functional project teams including working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Flinn served as a Regional Vice President of Retail Sales at Knowledge Support Systems.  He also has experience working with several financial services firms including Citibank, American Express and Midlantic Bank.  He earned his B.S. in Business Administration-Finance from Montclair University. 

About Public Institutions

Jones Lang LaSalle’s Public Institutions practice is a premier provider of strategic real estate advisory and transaction services for local, state, national and international public institutions, covering the spectrum of the real estate cycle.  From strategy and project management, to transaction and execution, Jones Lang LaSalle helps ensure optimal and efficient utilization of real property assets. Bringing public sector organizations the insight and expertise to turn a real estate portfolio into a collection of working assets—working to meet the entity’s demands for space and working to support the entity’s overall mission. 

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 website, www.joneslanglasalle.com.