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JLL Reports Strong First Quarter 2016; Adjusted EPS of $0.82

Gross revenue up 14% to $1.3 billion; fee revenue up 11% to $1.1 billion

​CHICAGO, April 27, 2016 -- Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated (NYSE: JLL) today reported broad-based revenue growth for the first quarter of 2016 resulting in adjusted earnings per share of $0.82. All percentage variances are calculated on a local currency basis.

  • First-quarter revenue growth across geographic segments and LaSalle Investment Management
  • Margin performance reflects growth of annuity businesses, slow start in capital markets
  • Diversified acquisitions and investments continue to fuel long-term profitable growth
  • Corporate Solutions wins and renewals driven by momentum and technology investments
  • LaSalle assets under management at record high of $58 billion with strong investment performance
  • Dividend increases by 7 percent to $0.31 per share

CEO Comment:

“Contributions from all our geographic segments and LaSalle combined to produce robust first-quarter revenue and earnings,” said Colin Dyer, JLL President and Chief Executive Officer. “While 2016 started slowly, real estate markets regained traction as the quarter progressed, and we expect this momentum to continue, indicating another excellent year for our company,” Dyer added.

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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. A Fortune 500 company with annual fee revenue of $5.2 billion and gross revenue of $6.0 billion, JLL has more than 230 corporate offices, operates in more than 80 countries and has a global workforce of more than 60,000. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 4.0 billion square feet, or 372 million square meters, and completed $138 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2015. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $56.4 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

JLL has over 50 years of experience in Asia Pacific, with over 32,000 employees operating in 83 offices in 16 countries across the region. The firm was named ‘Best International Property Consultancy’ and ‘Best Property Consultancy Asia Pacific’ at the International Property Awards Final 2015 as well as number one real estate advisor in Asia at the 2015 Euromoney Real Estate Awards.  

In Greater China, the firm was named ‘Best Property Consultancy in China’ at the International Property Awards Asia Pacific 2015, and has more than 2,200 professionals and 14,000 on-site staff providing quality real estate advice and services in over 80 cities across the country.​​​​