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Jones Lang LaSalle Adds Real Estate Investment Banking Expert in Washington, D.C.

Jon Goldstein joins as Senior Vice President

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 4, 2010–Jones Lang LaSalle today announced a key new hire to its Real Estate Investment Banking (REIB) practice in Washington, D.C.  Jon Goldstein joins the firm as a Senior Vice President, responsible for debt and equity placement for all commercial property types.

“A marked increase in the level of liquidity and record low interest rates has resulted in a surge of financing activity in the D.C. market,” said Wes Boatwright, Managing Director, Jones Lang LaSalle’s Real Estate Investment Banking business.  “Jon’s experience working within the lending industry for more than 10 years will expand our client service delivery and provide significant insights into the best way to structure deals.  He makes a great addition to our practice.”

Goldstein brings more than 17 years of experience in the financial services industry to the firm, responsible for the underwriting and placement of more than $2.5 billion of debt and equity while a Vice President at a commercial real estate firm in Washington, DC.  Prior to that, Goldstein was an Assistant Vice President at Branch Banking and Trust (BB&T), where he originated commercial loans.  He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics at The University of Arizona and his MBA in Finance and Investments from The George Washington University.  He is a member of the Greater Washington Commercial Association of Realtors (GWCAR) and the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP).
This year, Jones Lang LaSalle’s D.C. investment sales team has closed 15 transactions totaling $1.4 billion in sales and recapitalizations, with another six properties currently on the market valued at approximately $900 million.

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 website,