November 28, 2007

Discover Financial Services Announces Alliance With Jones Lang Lasalle

Discover(R) Gift Cards and Jones Lang LaSalle Mall Gift Cards Will

Be Available At 23 of the Firm's Retail Managed Properties

RIVERWOODS, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 28, 2007--Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS) today announced the availability of Discover(R) Gift Cards and Jones Lang LaSalle Mall Gift Cards at 23 of its managed properties nationwide. This is the second agreement marking the availability of Discover Gift Cards in retail locations within the past three months.

Two different types of gift cards can be purchased at the properties. The Mall Gift Card can be used at Jones Lang LaSalle managed properties where Discover(R) Network cards are accepted and can be purchased for $2 in denominations from $20 to $500. Discover Gift Cards can be used both in and outside of the properties at any merchant that accepts Discover Network cards and can be purchased for $4.95 - with a matching gift box - in denominations of $50 or $100.

"Consumers have the opportunity to choose from two different types of gift cards based upon what best fits their needs," said Dana Traci, vice president of Prepaid & Partner Marketing for Discover Financial Services. "This is simply another way we strive to provide the best options for consumers."

"We are continually striving to find new ways to make shopping easier for our merchants and shoppers," said Greg Maloney, CEO and President, Jones Lang LaSalle Retail. "We are extremely pleased to be working closely with Discover Card to offer the hottest gift trend of the season."

Discover plans to expand its gift card availability by adding more Jones Lang LaSalle managed malls throughout the year. See below for a list of the properties where Discover Gift Cards and Jones Lang LaSalle Mall Gift Cards are available.

About Discover Financial Services

Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS) is a leading credit card issuer and electronic payment services company with one of the most recognized brands in U.S. financial services. The company operates the Discover Card, America's cash rewards pioneer, with more than 50 million cardmembers. Since its inception in 1986, the company has become one of the largest card issuers in the U.S. Its Third-Party Payments business consists of the Discover Network, with millions of merchant and cash access locations, and PULSE, one of the nation's leading ATM/debit networks. Discover also operates the Goldfish credit card business in the United Kingdom. For more information, visit

About Jones Lang LaSalle Retail

In the United States, Jones Lang LaSalle Retail is the largest third-party shopping center manager with a 56 million-square-foot portfolio of 150 regional malls, strip centers, power centers, lifestyle centers, ground-up development projects, mixed-use centers and transportation terminals across 31 states. Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE: JLL), the only real estate money management and services firm named to FORTUNE magazines "100 Best Companies to Work For" and Forbes magazines "400 Best Big Companies", has a portfolio of over 1 billion square feet of property under management worldwide, including more than 400 shopping centers on four continents. For more information on Jones Lang LaSalle Retail, visit

Participating Jones Lang LaSalle-managed properties include:
Ashtabula Mall, Ashtabula, OH
Bel Air Mall, Mobile, AL
Central Mall,Fort Smith, AR
Decatur Mall, Decatur, AL
Glynn Place, Brunswick, GA
Greenville Mall, Greenville, NC
Hanover Mall, Hanover, MA
Killeen Mall, Killeen, TX
Lakeshore Mall, Gainesville, GA
Mall at Whitney Field, Leominster, MA
Mayberry Mall, Mount Airy, NC
Mesilla Valley Mall, Las Cruces, NM
Myrtle Beach Mall, Myrtle Beach, SC
North Park Mall, Marion, IN
Santa Fe Place, Santa Fe, NM
South Park Mall, San Antonio, TX
Southland Mall, Marion, OH
Staunton Mall, Staunton, VA
Village Mall, Auburn, AL
Valdosta Mall, Valdosta, GA
Westgate Mall, Brockton, MA
Westgate Mall, Amarillo, TX
Westland Center, Westland, MI

CONTACT: Discover Financial Services
Mai Lee Ua, 224-405-3082
Jones Lang LaSalle
Brooke Houghton, 312-228-2387

SOURCE: Discover Financial Services