LOS ANGELES — Jones Lang LaSalle has hired industry veterans Patrick Church and Anneke Greco as agency leasing brokers focused on the Tri-Cities submarket. Church joins JLL as a Managing Director and Greco joins as a Vice President. The duo will focus on leasing services to institutional landlords and property owners in Burbank, Glendale and Pasadena with plans to broaden geographic coverage as needed by clients.

“Patrick and Anneke are highly respected in the brokerage community and well known for their high level of success, integrity and persistence,” said Alan Aufhammer, Managing Director, Jones Lang LaSalle.  "Their collaborative approach is completely in line with JLL’s culture and will add immediate value to our clients and growing team.  We are extremely proud that they’ve chosen JLL."

According to Southwest Market Director Peter Belisle, ”This team already has a strong relationship and track record with a number of the firm’s institutional investor clients, making this a perfect match.”

Church and Greco join JLL with more than 30 years of combined experience in commercial real estate. Most recently, Church served as a senior vice president and Greco as vice president at CB Richard Ellis where they worked with institutional owners specializing in the sale and leasing of office building throughout the Tri-Cities. During their career, the duo participated in more than six million square feet and in the last two years alone have completed more than $700 million in deal consideration.

“JLL has the broadest and most comprehensive platform and the culture is conducive to the strongest client service in the market, bar none,” said Church.  “Although vacancy remains relatively high in the Tri-Cities office market, leasing activity picked-up during the second-quarter paving the way for occupancy gains.

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Jones Lang LaSalle (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. With annual revenue of $3.9 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle operates in 70 countries from more than 1,000 locations worldwide. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services to a property portfolio of 2.6 billion square feet and completed $63 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2012. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $46.3 billion of real estate assets under management. For further information, visit www.jll.com.