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Ryan Forms Strategic Alliance with Jones Lang LaSalle to Provide Property Tax Services to Commercial Real Estate Clients

Press Release Nov 05, 2010

Dallas, Texas-- Ryan, the leading tax services firm in North America, with the largest transaction tax practice in the United States and Canada, today announced a strategic property tax alliance with Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE: JLL), a global financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate. The partnership will support the continued growth and international expansion of Ryan’s Property Tax practice and accelerate Ryan’s market share in the commercial real estate industry.

Jones Lang LaSalle selected Ryan as one of two firms to provide their clients property tax advisory services after a thorough search and analysis for best-in-class providers. Under the agreement, Ryan will provide property tax services to global commercial real estate clients as a component of Jones Lang LaSalle’s Real Estate Tax Mitigation offering. The Real Estate Tax Mitigation offering ensures that the real estate strategy and corporate goals of Jones Lang LaSalle’s clients align to minimize their property tax liabilities and costs.

“Our partnership with Ryan will add tremendous value to our clients based on their strong reputation, geographic reach, and scope of services,” said Vivian Mumaw at Jones Lang LaSalle.

“We are proud to deploy Ryan’s seasoned property tax professionals to help Jones Lang LaSalle’s commercial real estate clients control their property tax liabilities and ensure they pay only the taxes appropriate for their properties,” said G. Brint Ryan, CEO and Managing Principal of Ryan. “We are also honored that Jones Lang LaSalle trusts Ryan to provide outstanding value and client service to their global clients.”

About Jones Lang LaSalle
Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE: JLL) is a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate. The firm offers integrated services delivered by expert teams worldwide to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying, or investing in real estate. With 2009 global revenue of $2.5 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle serves clients in 60 countries from 750 locations worldwide, including 180 corporate offices. The firm is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of approximately 1.6 billion square feet worldwide. LaSalle Investment Management, the company’s investment management business, is one of the world’s largest and most diverse in real estate with approximately $38 billion of assets under management. For more information, please visit the company Website at www.joneslanglasalle.com.

About Ryan

Ryan, an award-winning global tax services and software provider, is the largest Firm in the world dedicated exclusively to business taxes. With global headquarters in Dallas, Texas, the Firm provides an integrated suite of federal, state, local, and international tax services on a multijurisdictional basis, including tax recovery, consulting, advocacy, compliance, and technology services. Ryan is an 11-time recipient of the International Service Excellence Award from the Customer Service Institute of America (CSIA) for its commitment to world-class client service. Empowered by the dynamic myRyan work environment, which is widely recognized as the most innovative in the tax services industry, Ryan’s multidisciplinary team of more than 4,700 professionals and associates serves over 29,000 clients in more than 75 countries, including many of the world’s most prominent Global 5000 companies. More information about Ryan can be found at ryan.com.

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