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JLL’s Dennis Desmond encourages commercial real estate professionals to give with Brokers for Hope

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BrokersForHopeTitleOn behalf of Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center,  JLL’s Senior Managing Director Dennis Desmond and Ryan Companies’ Chairman John Strittmatter have come together to create the Brokers for Hope fundraising initiative. Created to increase the level of the center’s awareness in the commercial real estate (CRE) industry, Brokers for Hope challenges CRE professionals to give in support of those living with cancer.

This year alone, nearly 1.7 million Americans, including almost 33,000 Arizonans, will hear the dreaded words, “You have cancer.” Roughly 600,000 will die from it. Within 16 years, cancer is expected to overtake cardiovascular disease as the No. 1 cause of death in the United States. Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center leverages the collective strengths of Arizona’s leading health-care provider and one of the nation’s top-two ranked cancer centers to wage war against cancer. Since opening in fall 2011, Banner MD Anderson has offered new hope to cancer patients and their families throughout Arizona and the Southwest. … Read More