JLL recruits top talents in response to clients demands

Appoints practice leads for Capital Markets and Industrial teams in Edmonton and Montreal

August 29, 2017

TORONTO, 29 August, 2017 – As part of its efforts to add value to clients' businesses and the growing demand for expertise, JLL today announced the addition of six professionals to its Capital Markets and industrial teams across Canada. These additions will expand the reach of JLL's platforms and deliver exceptional business outcomes to clients across markets by providing access to a full-service real estate solution.

"In line with our reputation as a provider of comprehensive real estate services, we are building our platforms to respond to clients' demands, and we continually look to recruit the best and brightest in the market," says Brett Miller , CEO, JLL Canada. "The Canadian commercial real estate landscape is presenting some unique opportunities. Developing our human capacity will give our clients access to top-notch professionals, a network of relationships that span the globe as well as Canada's most in-depth market research," concludes Miller.

Alison Chave has joined JLL as Vice President and Practice Lead for National Debt Brokerage and Advisory Services, and will be based out of Montreal. She brings several years of experience working with renowned companies and will be responsible for providing real estate debt advisory, and securing innovative financing solutions for all asset types nationally.

Similarly, the trio of Adam Kilburn, Terry Kilburn, and Keegan Bal have joined the Edmonton Capital Markets team to provide advisory and transaction services to clients in the Edmonton market and across Western Canada. Adam joined as Senior Vice President and Practice lead of the Capital Markets platform in Edmonton and will be supported by Terry and Keegan who are experts in underwriting and valuation services.

"We are committed to growing our Capital Markets platform by hiring professionals with the right experience and industry knowledge to enhance our service offerings" says Matt Picken, Managing Director and National Lead of JLL's Capital Markets. "With these new additions to our team, we are able to offer our clients a wider range of expertise and expand our geographic footprint".

The Industrial team has also been strengthened with the addition of Brandon Allen and Paul Fischlin. Both Allen and Paul joined in the capacity of Vice President and will be providing advisory services and executing industrial lease and sale transactions on behalf of clients in Montreal.

"As we expand our industrial business and grow client base across Canada, it becomes imperative to assemble professionals of the highest caliber who are drawn to our collaborative culture, tremendous resources and our commitment to excellence, which is fueled by the desire to help our clients achieve their real estate ambitions" states Marshall Toner, Executive Vice President and Managing Director of JLL's industrial practice.

About JLL

JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. A Fortune 500 company, JLL helps real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions. In 2016, JLL had revenue of $6.8 billion and fee revenue of $5.8 billion and, on behalf of clients, managed 4.4 billion square feet, or 409 million square meters, and completed sales acquisitions and finance transactions of approximately $145 billion. At the end of the second quarter of 2017, JLL had nearly 300 corporate offices, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of nearly 80,000. As of June 30, 2017, LaSalle Investment Management had $57.6 billion of real estate under asset management. For information, visit