Established in 1783, Jones Lang LaSalle is a financial and professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management services. The company has a staff of more than 30,000 people in over 600 cities in nearly 50 countries. It provides a variety of services, including agency leasing, consultation project and property management, banking, tenant representation and valuation. Jones Lang LaSalle has a team of more than 300 research professionals who examine local economic and property market conditions. The firm's investment management business maintains over $50 billion of assets. It offers property and corporate facility management services and maintains a worldwide portfolio of facilities that cover an area of more than 1 billion square feet. Headquartered in Chicago, Jones Lang LaSalle maintains a presence in Los Angeles.