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JLL has launched a platform to provide real estate solutions to clients in the financial services sector

JLL Launches Financial Services Platform in Americas

JLL has launched JLL Financial Services in the Americas. Led by president Bobby Magnano and vice chairman Giles Wrench, the new group harnesses JLL’s experience in research, consulting, transactions, portfolio optimization, capital spend, workplace experience design and facility operations. Wrench is based in New York City, while Magnano divides his time between New York and Washington, DC. 

“This is a major step in JLL’s goal to provide tailored services and industry focus to clients in the largest business sector in the Americas,” said Sanjay Rishi, Americas CEO, Work Dynamics, JLL. “The new practice will bring together our differentiated solutions and services to support the distinct needs of the financial services industry.” 

Additional areas of focus for JLL Financial Services will include sustainability, integrated technology, data security and risk management, all of which are critical to financial services clients.

Pictured: Bobby Magnano. 


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