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New York, NY.

Jones Lang LaSalle Recruits Shawna Menifee to Grow Client Services in New York Metropolitan Area


NEW YORK, February 16, 2011 — Jones Lang LaSalle announced that Shawna Menifee has joined the firm as an executive vice president with its New York operations. She will be responsible for cultivating new business relationships throughout the United States with an emphasis on the New York metropolitan area.

Menifee has 13 years of experience in New York commercial real estate. She has expertise in handling complex transactions for large not-for-profit organizations, media and advertising firms, and government agencies. Menifee has earned a reputation for service excellence and productivity in the industry.

“Shawna Menifee is a tremendously talented professional who will add significant depth to our team here in Manhattan,” said Peter Riguardi, president of Jones Lang LaSalle’s New York office. “She has overseen numerous intricate transactions for tenants and building owners throughout the New York metropolitan area. Shawna has a strong track record of success and is certain to make the Jones Lang LaSalle team even stronger.”

Prior to joining Jones Lang LaSalle, Menifee served as a senior director of a leading brokerage team in Manhattan, where she oversaw more than 1 million square feet in tenant representation and agency leasing assignments.

Earlier, she served as an account executive with CBS in New York, where she represented 65 CBS-owned and operated radio stations located in the top 25 markets throughout the United States.

Menifee received a bachelor’s degree in sales and marketing from Michigan State University and a master of science in real estate from New York University. She is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York, the Alumni Association of New York University’s Schack Institute of Real Estate and the Association of Real Estate Women. Menifee is also a board member of the Abyssinian Development Corp.

Jones Lang LaSalle is a leader in the New York tri-state commercial real estate market, with more than 1,600 of the most recognized industry experts offering brokerage, capital markets, facilities management, consulting, and project and development services. In 2009, the New York tri-state team completed approximately 21 million square feet in lease transactions, concluded property sales transactions valued at more than $1.75 billion, managed projects valued at more than $4 billion, and oversaw a property and facilities management portfolio of 76 million square feet.

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 2010 global revenue of more than $2.9 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 1.8 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 $41 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit our website, www.joneslanglasalle.com.