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McBlaine Named Chairman of Strategic Consulting at Jones Lang LaSalle

Joins Solutions Development Group as Principal

CHICAGO, April 1, 2009 — Jones Lang LaSalle announced that Richard McBlaine has joined the firm’s Solutions Development team as a Principal and has been promoted to Chairman of Strategic Consulting from his former position as President of that group.
In his new role, Mr. McBlaine works with current and prospective clients to create strategic partnerships that meet their specific needs, bringing to bear services from Jones Lang LaSalle’s integrated facility management, transaction services, project management, consulting and other corporate services as needed.
In addition, Mr. McBlaine continues to provide high-level oversight to the Strategic Consulting business, including the Workplace Consulting, Organizational Design and Sustainability Consulting teams.
“This promotion reflects Richard’s important role in helping corporate real estate directors develop and implement strategies that enhance the value they bring to their enterprises,” said Doug Sharp, Group Executive. “He brings a unique skill set and innovative thinking to our Solutions Development team.”
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 2007 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 1.2 billion square feet worldwide. In the New York area, Jones Lang LaSalle provides leasing and management services for nearly 45 million square feet of commercial real estate. For further information, please visit our Web site,
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