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Jones Lang LaSalle Expands Canadian Tenant Representation Bench with Three Key New Hires in Toronto

Firm appoints Haig, Dowd and Rispolie to strengthen client office leasing

Jones Lang LaSalle announced today that it has hired Richard Haig, Phil Dowd and Denise Rispolie to join their Toronto office.  Together, Mr. Haig, Mr. Dowd and Ms. Rispolie have consistently been one of the top transaction teams in the Toronto area.  Their experience, professionalism, extensive market knowledge and integrity are an asset to the firm.
Mr. Haig has been appointed Senior Vice President, specializing in tenant representation and corporate realty best practices for national accounts.  With twenty plus years of commercial real estate experience, Mr. Haig is a seasoned negotiator with strong analytical skills.  Some of his major clients have included Xerox Canada, Heinz Canada, HP Canada, University of Toronto and some of Toronto's leading law firms.
Mr. Dowd has been appointed Senior Vice President, with a mandate to successfully represent a wide array of corporate tenants and landlords.  He is known for his leadership skills in negotiating large, complex transactions.  Some of his major clients have included Dell Computers, Lucent Technologies, Molson Canada, Interac and HP Canada.
Ms. Rispolie has been appointed Sales Representative, with specialty in tenant representation and transaction management.  She is noted for strong skills in financial analysis, report preparation and presentations.  Major clients have included University of Toronto, Fairmont Hotels and Interac.  She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Carleton University in Ottawa, and a Legal Assistant degree from Algonquin College.
"Building our capabilities is one of our top strategic growth priorities for Canada in 2010.  We are thrilled about the addition of Richard, Phil and Denise as leaders for our Canadian Team," says Jim Becker, Country Head, Canada, "Their experience in brokerage will allow us to create added value for our clients while also effectively implementing our growth plans across the country."