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Jones Lang LaSalle Expands Brokerage Business in Montréal with Three Key Hires

MONTRÉAL, August 18, 2011 — Jones Lang LaSalle today announced three new additions to its brokerage business in Montréal. Kevin Lavigne and Patrick Vallières join as Associates in the tenant representation team.  They will focus on advising tenants on office lease transactions in Greater Montréal.  Stefano Guadagnino joins as Associate serving industrial property clients in the east end of the Island of Montréal and North Shore. All three will be based in Montréal.

“As our business and client demand grows in the region, we need to strengthen our team to match this demand,” said Andrew Bissett, Senior Vice President at Jones Lang LaSalle. “Bringing these three talented commercial real estate professionals on board boosts the strength of services to our clients in the Montréal region.”

Lavigne joins from a boutique agency where he specialized in tenant representation for office leasing in both downtown and suburban Montréal.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce and administration and is a licensed real estate broker in the Province of Québec. Also a real estate broker for Québec, Vallières joins Jones Lang LaSalle from residential real estate.  He holds a bachelor of commerce degree from Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business.

Guadagnino will focus on solutions for Jones Lang LaSalle’s clients with industrial real estate requirements.  Affiliated with the Canadian Italian Business and Professional Association (CIBPA) he holds a diploma from the Collège d’Immobilier du Québec.

Jones Lang LaSalle has operated in Canada for the past 10 years.  With its Canada headquarters in Toronto, the firm also operates in Mississauga, Montreal, Ottawa and Vancouver. The firm offers Tenant and Landlord Representation, Project and Development Services, Capital Markets, Mobile Engineering Services and Integrated Facilities Management Services to its clients across Canada.

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 70 countries from more than 1,000 locations worldwide, including 200 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 $45.3 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit our website,