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Vice President Rory Gammell joins the Silicon Valley offices from Hong Kong

SILICON VALLEY — JLL today announced the addition of Vice President Rory Gammell to its International Desk team based in Silicon Valley, where he recently relocated from Hong Kong.


In his prior role, Rory was responsible for both leading and supporting local corporate real estate requirements. This included providing advisory services to clients’ office occupancy, including new lettings, rent reviews, lease renewals and restructure services. Rory has extensive analytical experience in both quantitative and qualitative analysis as well as implementing long term strategy projects for some of Asia’s largest occupiers. He has had significant exposure working on complex requirements for Barclays, BlackRock, Interpublic Group, JP Morgan, Northern Trust, PCCW, The Royal Bank of Canada, Zurich, Fidelity and Towers Watson among others.

Rory began his real estate career with JLL in Hong Kong in 2010 and is focused on representing corporate tenants with their global transaction requirements. After 4 years in Hong Kong, Rory joined JLL’s International Desk.

Rory is a qualified member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a licensed Hong Kong Sales Agent.  He holds an MSc in Real Estate Management and Development from Heriot Watt University and an MA in French from The University of St Andrews. In Hong Kong, he was highly active within the British Chamber of Commerce as Chair of the Young Executives Network and a member of the Scottish Business Group.

About JLL 
JLL (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 fee revenue of $4.0 billion and gross revenue of $4.5 billion, JLL has more than 200 corporate offices, operates in 75 countries and has a global workforce of approximately 53,000.  On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 3.0 billion square feet, or 280.0 million square meters, and completed $99.0 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2013. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $53.0 billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit

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