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LaSalle Wins Best Cloud Initiative at the American Financial Technology Awards

CHICAGO (December 6, 2016) – LaSalle Investment Management is pleased to announce that it has earned the top placement at the American Financial Technology Awards (AFTAs), for the Best Cloud Initiative category, through the Company’s implementation of Dynamo™ customer relationship management (CRM) software.

LaSalle began deployment of Dynamo™ CRM software in 2013, as a means to optimize acquisitions, marketing, investor relations and investor reporting initiatives across all of its offices globally.

Cindy Parker, Global Chief Information Officer of LaSalle, commented, “I am proud that LaSalle has earned this award and the associated designation as a leading-edge investment manager. This award is consistent with our global initiative to drive productivity by embracing innovative technology that enhance the way we work, while enabling us to deliver greater level of service and performance for our clients.”

Hosted by Waters magazine and, the AFTAs recognize excellence in the deployment and management of financial technology within the asset management and investment banking communities.

The Best Cloud Initiative award is open to buy-side and sell-side firms, as well as exchanges, that demonstrate the greatest return on investment through deploying an internal cloud or integrating one or more third-party cloud environments. Additional information is available at

About LaSalle Investment Management
LaSalle Investment Management is one of the world’s leading real estate investment managers with approximately $60 billion of private and public equity and private debt investments under management as of Q3 2016. LaSalle’s diverse client base includes public and private pension funds, insurance companies, governments, corporations, endowments and private individuals from across the globe. LaSalle sponsors a complete range of investment vehicles including separate accounts, open- and closed-end funds, public securities and entity-level investments. LaSalle is a wholly-owned, operationally independent sub­sidiary of Jones Lang LaSalle Inc. (NYSE: JLL), one of the world’s largest real estate companies. For more information please visit

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy any interests in any product offered by LaSalle, or for the advisory services of LaSalle, in any jurisdiction where prohibited by law or where contrary to local law or regulation. Any such offer to invest, if made, will only be made by means of a private placement memorandum.

About Dynamo Software
Dynamo Software, Inc. has been a leading provider of industry-specific fund management and portfolio management software for the alternative asset investment industry since 1998, including institutional investors, family offices, private equity and venture capital funds, real estate investment firms, hedge funds, funds of funds, and prime brokers. Intuitive and highly configurable, the Dynamo™ platform has improved the productivity of deal, research, investor relationship, and portfolio management teams worldwide. Collectively, our 400+ clients manage over $1 trillion in assets.

Matt Schuler