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Jones Lang LaSalle hires Erik Charton to Lead Industrial Group in Montréal

Firm adds industry veteran to grow industrial business in Montreal

Montréal, May. 29, 2012 — Jones Lang LaSalle today announced the appointment of Erik Charton, as Senior Vice President to oversee the firm’s industrial group in Montréal. He will specialize in brokerage services for tenants, landlords and investors in the sale and leasing of industrial property.
“Adding Erik, speaks to our commitment to both our clients and our growth in Montréal, an important strategic market for our firm,” said Brett Miller, President of Jones Lang LaSalle Canada. “We believe the depth and breadth of Erik’s experience, team approach and passion, coupled with his keen knowledge of the industrial market and it’s players, will assist our clients in making the right decisions for their businesses.”

With more than 25 years in the industry, Charton brings vast experience in corporate real estate advisory, including strategic planning, negotiation, financial analysis, site selection and disposition.  During his career he has advised clients ranging from privately owned enterprises to large multinational corporations. Over the past five years, Charton leased, sold or developed more than 12 million square feet of industrial and office real estate valued at more than $150,000,000.  He joins Jones Lang LaSalle from DTZ Barnicke.

Charton holds a designation with the prestigious Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) and is a former past President of the Eastern Canadian Chapter of the organization.

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.  The firm manages 31 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 2011 global revenue of $3.6 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 2.1 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 $47.2 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit