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LaSalle Investment Management Adds to Client Capital Group in the Middle East, Australia and North

24 July 2014 - LaSalle Investment Management today announces the hiring of three executives in its Client Capital Group as the firm seeks to grow its relationships with its clients throughout the world

The Client Capital Group, which is responsible for managing LaSalle’s relationships with its clients as well as leading LaSalle’s global activities relating to capital raising, new product development and large scale, cross-border strategic investments, has hired executives based in Chicago, Paris and Sydney as investors around the world show continued interest in investing in real estate and as cross-border real estate investment flows increase. Suzanne Martinez joins LaSalle’s Chicago office as a Client Executive with responsibility for clients in Ontario, Canada as well as the Midwest and North-Central states of the United States. Suzanne was previously with Avison & Young. Prior to Avison & Young, she spent 13 years at JLL in its Corporate Capital Markets team. Samer Honein stays in LaSalle’s Paris office where he has been a senior member of LaSalle’s French Acquisitions team. He will be the Client Executive for clients in the Middle East and North Africa. Samer has been with LaSalle and JLL for a total of 13 years. Leonie Wilkinson joins LaSalle’s Sydney office as Client Executive with responsibility for clients in Australia and New Zealand. She joins from Macquarie Capital where she worked for the last seven years in the private capital markets team.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Jon Zehner, Global Head of the Client Capital Group, said: “Investors are becoming increasingly sophisticated and interested in global solutions to their real estate investment requirements. LaSalle’s strong global platform can provide many of those solutions. These three appointments will strengthen LaSalle’s ability to offer our clients the products that match each of their investment needs.”