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JLL Vancouver Adds Industrial Expertise to Local Team

Two Senior Vice Presidents join the firm’s industrial group in British Columbia

VANCOUVER, March 3, 2015 – JLL announced today that it is responding to its increasing client needs in Vancouver's industrial sector by expanding its established team. As the business continues to grow, the team is adding Mike Thompson and Lee Hester who will join as Senior Vice Presidents.

"We have been in a state of growth for the last few years, and we are focused on getting the right people in the right positions," said Bruno Fiorvento, Executive Vice President of JLL Vancouver's Industrial and Logistics group. "We are excited to have Mike and Lee join the team. Their experience, unique perspective and impeccable reputation will ensure that we continue to provide our clients with better and better service."

With over a decade of industry experience, Thompson specializes in industrial sales and leasing within the Metro Vancouver area and has a broad range of experience including landlord and tenant representation, project marketing and investment sales.

Hester brings more than two decades commercial real estate expertise to JLL. He has experience in a variety of transaction types including warehouse sales and leasing, flex office leasing, design builds, investment sales and vacant land sales.

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 more than 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 $4.7 billion and gross revenue of $5.4 billion, JLL has more than 230 corporate offices, operates in 80 countries and has a global workforce of approximately 58,000.  On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 3.4 billion square feet, or 316 million square meters, and completed $118 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2014. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $53.6 billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit