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JLL Grows Capital Markets Business in Western Canada

Firm bolsters its multi-residential team in Edmonton

EDMONTON, April 8, 2014 - JLL (NYSE:JLL) today announced the addition of David Parker to the firm’s Edmonton office. Mr. Parker specializes in multi-residential real estate and will help to build the firm’s Capital Markets presence in Western Canada.

Mr. Parker will serve as Vice President of multi-residential investment sales. He joins Paul Gemmel and Samuel Dean, who form the multi-residential team, a business line which launched in February 2014.

“We have seen a boom in demand from clients; David’s breadth of experience and expertise will play a key role in meeting their needs across the region”, said Brett Miller, President of JLL Canada. “We have put considerable energy into building our presence in Western Canada over the past six months to support our clients. The opening of our Edmonton office in December 2013 and the launch of its multi-residential team in February 2014 were crucial steps to reaching our goals.”

Joining from DTZ Barnicke, Mr. Parker specializes in multi-residential property acquisition, disposition, evaluation, and consulting. He has focused on multi-residential brokerage since 2006 and has facilitated over $100 million in sales over the last three years.

JLL is Canada’s fastest growing commercial real estate firm. With Canadian headquarters based in Toronto, the firm also operates in Mississauga, Montreal, Ottawa, Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton. JLL offers tenant and landlord representation, project and development services, investment sales, debt capital markets, and integrated facilities management services to owners and tenants in Canada.  JLL manages over 50 million square feet of facilities across Canada.

About JLL
JLL (NYSE:JLL) is a professional services and investment management firm offering specialized real estate services to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate. With annual revenue of $4 billion, JLL operates in 75 countries worldwide. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 3 billion square feet and completed $99 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2013. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $47.6 billion of real estate assets under management. For further information, visit