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Jones Lang LaSalle Named to FORTUNE 2011 “World’s Most Admired Companies” List


CHICAGO, March 21, 2011 — FORTUNE has announced that Jones Lang LaSalle has again been named to its exclusive list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies,” the definitive report card on corporate reputations. The firm was recognized as one of the real estate industry’s leaders based on criteria that include corporate social responsibility, quality of services and global effectiveness.

“Our colleagues across the world work diligently to drive value and innovative solutions for our clients,” said Colin Dyer, Jones Lang LaSalle CEO and President.  “It is an honor to be recognized for the responsible corporate citizenship, superior client service and integrated global platform that enable them to deliver successful results.”

FORTUNE survey partners at Hay Group, a global management consulting firm, employ rigorous methodology to compile the list.  It started with some 1,400 companies: the FORTUNE 1,000—the 1,000 largest U.S. companies ranked by revenue; non-U.S. companies in FORTUNE’s Global 500 database with revenues of $10 billion or more; and the top foreign companies operating in the U.S. The companies were then sorted by industry and the 15 largest for each international industry and the ten largest for each U.S. industry were considered.

A total of 673 companies, from 57 industries and 32 countries were surveyed. To create the 57 industry lists, Hay Group asked executives, directors, and analysts to rate companies in their own industry on nine criteria, from investment value to corporate social responsibility. This year only the best are listed: A company’s score must rank in the top half of its industry survey to be named most admired. 

The full list and related stories appeared in the March 8 issue of FORTUNE, and at:  http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/mostadmired/2011/full_list/
 
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About Jones Lang LaSalle
 
Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) is a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate. The firm offers integrated services delivered by expert teams worldwide to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying or investing in real estate. With 2010 global revenue of more than $2.9 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle serves clients in 60 countries from 750 locations worldwide, including 180 corporate offices.  The firm is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of approximately 1.7 billion square feet worldwide. LaSalle Investment Management, the company’s investment management business, is one of the world’s largest and most diverse in real estate with more than $41 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit our website, www.joneslanglasalle.com