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JLL Canada Expands Capital Markets Expertise with Advisory and Appraisal Services

Firm adds first-ever, new service line with four new professionals specializing in valuation

TORONTO, June 17, 2014 – In response to growing client demand, JLL (NYSE:JLL) today announced the growth of its Capital Markets expertise in Canada with the addition of advisory and appraisal services. This new service line, a first for JLL in Canada, will include four professionals based in the Toronto office, each specializing in providing valuation assignments of major investment grade assets across the country.

"As we expand into new markets and build our client base, we are growing our breadth of services to meet the full spectrum of client needs," said Brett Miller, President of JLL Canada. "Our advisory and appraisal services will place JLL at the forefront of valuation services in Canada, and we are eager to see the impact our integrated platform will have on clients"

Senior Vice President Gordon Coffell, AACI, P. App, MRICS most recently with another major firm, will lead JLL's advisory and appraisal services efforts. Other new valuation professionals include Vice President Jared Coffell, Vice President David Black and Vice President Warren Coffell joining JLL.

As some of the most highly respected appraisers in the industry, these valuation professionals are among a very few, who are entrusted annually by many of the country's largest Pension Plans and REITs, to undertake portfolio valuations on their behalf. Combined, these professionals bring almost 50 years in commercial real estate experience and value in the order of $15 to $20 billion in assets throughout Canada on an annual basis.

JLL is Canada's fastest growing commercial real estate firm. JLL has two offices in Toronto, with the headquarters located downtown. The firm also operates in, Mississauga, Montreal, Ottawa, Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton. JLL manages over 50 million square feet of facilities across Canada. The firm offers tenant and landlord representation, project and development services, investment sales, advisory and appraisal services, debt capital markets, and integrated facilities management services to owners and tenants in 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 fee revenue of $4 billion, JLL has more than 200 corporate offices and 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 $48.0 billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit