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IRVINE, CALIF. (October 20, 2015) – Veteran real estate executive Scott Lanni, formerly with the Irvine Company and Lyon Communities, has joined The Koll Company as a Principal, company officials announced today.

Lanni will work with Managing Principal Gerald Yahr and Principal Scott Meserve to continue to grow and enhance the company’s portfolio of office, and industrial real estate in the western United States.

“I’m excited to contribute to The Koll Company’s aggressive and innovative acquisition plans where we can capitalize on our tremendous track record, talented team and in-depth market expertise while strategically expanding our portfolio ,” Lanni said. “Koll is one of the finest real estate companies in the nation.”

Lanni’s areas of expertise include sourcing equity and debt for joint-venture transactions, acquisitions, development, asset management and dispositions. “Scott has tremendous experience, expertise and relationships that will assist us as we continue to grow,” Yahr said.

Lanni previously led the Investment Management Group for Newport-Beach based Lyon Communities where he sourced and managed more than $1 billion in equity and debt funding for the company’s investment activities.

From 2004-2010, Lanni led acquisition and investment efforts for the Irvine Company, which added 10 million square feet of office and 1,200 apartments during his tenure.

Lanni holds an MBA and an undergraduate degree in business administration from the University of Southern California.

About The Koll Company

The Koll Company acquires, develops and manages commercial real estate. Acting as a principal for each investment, the company focuses on the acquisition of office properties, multi-tenant light industrial business parks, improving and repositioning underutilized properties, providing ground-up development services and using its operational expertise and vision to maximize returns from performing assets. Since its founding in 1962, The Koll Company has developed more than 110 million square feet of office, industrial and retail space. Further information on the company is available at

Media Contact: Bill Rams
Cornerstone Communications
(949) 200-6107

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