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Jones Lang LaSalle announces staff promotions in Leeds

Leeds, 11th July 2012 – Property consultancy Jones Lang LaSalle has announced the promotion of thirteen members of staff in its Leeds office; its first round of promotions since the merger with King Sturge last year.

Mathew Atkinson (Investment) has been promoted to national director, the third highest management tier within the property firm’s business whilst the newly promoted local directors are Paul Davinson (Rating), Colin Harrop (Project & Development Services) and Kaye Walker (Shopping Centre Marketing).

In total, Jones Lang LaSalle has promoted six people to Associate Director Tom Asher (Lease Advisory), Tom Brammeld (Office Agency), Neil Jewell (Project & Development Services), James Laidler (Healthcare), Hannah Smith (Shopping Centre Management) and Lily Wong (Property & Asset Management).
Richard Gale (Real Estate Work Out), Ross Haywood (Rating) and Sally Sookia (Shopping Centre Marketing) all previously surveyors have been promoted to the role of senior surveyor.

Jeff Pearey, head of Jones Lang LaSalle’s North East region, said: “The large number of promotions in Leeds this year is testament to the outstanding quality of staff here at Jones Lang LaSalle. Each of our newly promoted colleagues has consistently shown initiative and innovation when identifying new ways to support the strategy, development and growth of our business in the region and we are keen to continue to support them in their career development with the firm.

“Twelve months on from our merger, it’s an exciting time for the team in Leeds. New business opportunities continue to open up both in Yorkshire and the North East and across UK, and we’ll be looking to all of our colleagues to help us build upon these for our clients.”

Jones Lang LaSalle employs approximately 100 staff in its Leeds office acting on some of the largest, most prestigious schemes in the country and advising developers, investors and occupiers on every property market including offices; retail and leisure; industrial and logistics; residential; mixed-use schemes and development land.