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Melbourne

Burns moves to Jones Lang LaSalle


MELBOURNE, 29 November 2012 - After months of speculation, Paul Burns is confirmed to join Jones Lang LaSalle as Director, Investment Sales. 

Paul was Managing Director of Knight Frank, Victoria before being poached by Jones Lang LaSalle to focus exclusively on the Investment Sales Market.  Paul joins fellow Directors and industry veterans Robert Anderson and James Kaufman to deliver one of Australia’s most experienced Investment Sales teams, and dominate the Melbourne market.

Jones Lang LaSalle’s Managing Director Victoria Andrew Wood said “It’s an exciting day.  While Jones Lang LaSalle Investment Sales team already enjoy a very strong market presence, we now dominate the big three major agencies.  Nationally we continue to further differentiate ourselves with market leading teams in every capital city."

“Paul’s appointment follows the announcement last week to elevate Matt Ellis to Head of Industrial Services for Victoria.  Paul and Matt join Martin Reynolds (Valuations & Advisory) and Josh Tebb Head of Glen Waverley) as new 2012 additions to our Victorian Leadership team of 12 senior Directors”.

“Our renewed leadership team is completely aligned and shares a strong commitment to lead every sector for many years.  Both nationally and locally Jones Lang LaSalle has focused on our core services and clients.  While the market is challenging, we could not be better positioned to help clients through the current uncertain times and assist them to deliver on their own growth commitment.”