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Jones Lang LaSalle Doubles Industrial Practice in Mississauga

Industrial services experts join firm to strengthen and grow practice in GTA

TORONTO, Jan. 31, 2012 — Jones Lang LaSalle today announced that it has doubled its Industrial team by adding top-talent to its Mississauga roster. The five new seasoned professionals will advise clients on their industrial real estate needs as the firm expands its business across the Greater Toronto Area, North America’s fourth largest industrial market. The new hires include:
  • Paul Finlayson, Senior Vice President – Finlayson joins Jones Lang LaSalle after 13 years with Colliers International, where he was Vice President of Industrial. His team represented both local and international clients, transacting more than two million square feet of industrial space annually. His specialties include sales, leasing, design build and tenant and landlord advisory services.
  • Sean Fiset, Vice President – Fiset joins Jones Lang LaSalle from Avison Young Commercial Real Estate Limited, where he was a founding member of the firm’s Supply Chain Solutions Group, as well as a “Top Producer Award” winner.  Recognized for his views on real estate, Sean has been published in the Mississauga Business Times and featured by the Urban Land Institute.  Sean specializes in developing real estate solutions for industrial tenants and landlords.
  • Hanan Goldfarb, Vice President – Goldfarb joins the Industrial team from Colliers International, where he was the fastest-producing agent in his office and “Award of Excellence” winner. Goldfarb brings a wealth of strategic planning experience, as well as project management a strong reputation for persistent negotiation.
  • Kevin Kelley, Vice President – Kelley’s industry experience spans more than 12 years and includes multi-market real estate services for Fortune 500 companies, Canadian institutions and private companies. He joins Jones Lang LaSalle after six years with DTZ Barnicke, where he lead multi-facet projects including design, space planning, tax consulting and logistics. 
  • Todd Martin, Vice President – Martin brings four years of industrial real estate experience to Jones Lang LaSalle. Most recently a Sales Representative at Colliers International, he brings sales design build development and strategic occupancy planning experience to his new role.
“Bringing such reputable industry professionals to our growing team in one of North America’s largest industrial markets will be a great asset to our clients,” said Jim Becker, President for Jones Lang LaSalle Canada. “They each bring exceptional experience, knowledge and client service focus as we expand our business in this key industrial market.”

“Our clients will not only have access to a team of specialists but also Jones Lang LaSalle’s global platform of services,” said Paul Finlayson. 

Jones Lang LaSalle has operated in Canada for more than a decade. With its Canada headquarters in Toronto, the firm also operates in Mississauga, Montreal, Ottawa, Vancouver and Calgary Jones Lang LaSalle offers tenant and landlord representation, project and development services, investment sales, mobile engineering services, corporate retail solutions and integrated facilities management services to owners and tenants in Canada.  Jones Lang LaSalle manages 27 million square feet of facilities 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 $47.9 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit our website,