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Firm hires Rick Urbanczyk as Vice President
CALGARY, July 16, 2012 — As part of its growth plan in Calgary, Jones Lang LaSalle today announced the appointment of Rick Urbanczyk as Senior Vice President in its brokerage team in Calgary. Urbanczyk will advise tenants on their office leasing strategies in the Greater Calgary area.
“As we continue to build our presence in Calgary, we bring the very best talent to Jones Lang LaSalle,” said Andrew MacLachlan, head of Jones Lang LaSalle in Calgary. “Rick brings expertise, energy and an entrepreneurial spirit, and will be an important asset to our clients in the region.”
With more than a decade in the business, Urbanczyk has worked with a long client list of privately-owned companies, multi-national firms and government agencies. His expertise encompasses tenant representation, sale-leasebacks, build-to-suits and land development. In the last eight years he brokered 2.5 million square feet of commercial real estate in the greater Calgary area. He joins Jones Lang LaSalle from DTZ Barnicke.
Jones Lang LaSalle opened its first office in Calgary in November 2011 and has since been appointing some of the best talent in the business. Earlier this year Carl Fransen joined as Vice President in its project and development services team; Sean Bradley, Vice President of industrial sales and leasing; Chris Chornohos, Vice President investment and land sales, while David Lees was hired as sales associate in suburban office leasing.
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, 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 LaSalleJones 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 www.joneslanglasalle.com.
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