|Traded as||NYSE: JLL|
S&P 400 Component
1999 by the merger of Jones Lang Wootton and LaSalle Partners
Chicago, Illinois, USA
|Sheila A. Penrose, Chairman|
Christian Ulbrich, President & CEO
Stephanie Plaines, CFO
Roger Staubach (executive chairman)
Real estate development
|Revenue||$16.318 billion (2018)|
|$0.491 billion (2018)|
|Total assets||$10.025 billion (2018)|
|Total equity||$3.6915 billion (2018)|
Number of employees
|Subsidiaries||LaSalle Investment Management|
|Footnotes / references|
Services include sales and leasing, property management, project management, and development. In 2014, the organization shortened its name to JLL for marketing purposes, while the legal name remained Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated.
Former company president Christian Ulbrich succeeded Colin Dyer as CEO in October 2016. Stephanie Plaines was the chief financial officer, as of March 2019. Sheila Penrose has served as the chair of the board since 2005.
The company dates back to 1783, when Richard Winstanley set up an auctioneer firm on Paternoster Row in London. In 1840, the grandson of the founder, James Winstanley, formed a partnership with James Jones. Jones passed the business to his son, Frederick Jones, who renamed the company Frederick Jones and Co. In 1872, Frederick Jones retired and his partner, C.A. Lang, renamed the company Jones Lang and Co.
In 1939, the company merged with Wootton & Son to form Jones Lang Wooton (JLW) & Sons.
In 1975, the company opened its first office in the United States in New York.
In 1968, a small group of investors launched IDC Real Estate in El Paso, Texas. In 1972, the company moved to Chicago. In 1977, the company, led by William D. Sanders, changed its name to LaSalle Partners. In 1997, LaSalle Partners became a public company via an initial public offering.
In 2007, the company acquired the Indian operations of the former Trammell Crow Meghraj.
In March 2011, the company acquired Keystone Partners.
In November 2015, the company acquired Guardian Property Asset Management.
In July 2016, the company acquired BRG, a workplace technology firm.
In August 2018, the company acquired Northwest Atlantic of Canada.
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