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July 2017

 

Katie Bergen (BBA 2009) will marry Zach Johnson, a graduate of University of Wisconsin Whitewater on August 12, 2017. Both work in commercial real estate investment. Katie is a Vice President at CenterSquare Investment Management and Zach is a Project Development Manager at Gorman & Company. Growing up in Madison, Zach and Katie were high school sweethearts and followed their love of the outdoors to Denver, Colorado where they currently reside.The couple is planning a backyard wedding in Verona, Wisconsin. Katie can be reached at kbergen@centersquare.com.

Kevin Bell (BBA 2006) has joined Harbor Bay Real Estate Advisors LLC as Chief Financial Officer in Northbrook, Illinois.  Kevin can be reached at kevin@harbor-bay.com.

Chris Bates (BBA 2017) has joined Duff & Phelps, LLC as an Incoming Analyst - Real Estate Advisory in Edina, Minnesota.  Get in touch with Chris at bates.christopher7@gmail.com.

Jeffrey Ruidl (MBA 2008) has joined Hammes Partners in Milwaukee, Wisconsin as Vice President of Acquisitions. Connect with Jeffrey at jeffreyruidl@mac.com.

Jonathan Brown (MBA 2014) has been promoted to Vice President – Relationship Manager at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Company in Chicago, Illinois.  Contact Jonathan at brownjm2@gmail.com.

Alex Neubauer (BBA 2012) has joined Ladder Capital in New York, New York as an Associate. Reach Alex at ahneubauer@gmail.com.

Gregory Van Patten (BBA 1993) has been promoted to Senior Vice President-Development at The Wolff Company, LLC in Bainbridge Island, Washington and can be reached at gvanpatten@awolff.com.

Jonathan Schwerin, CFA (MBA 2017) has joined Essex Property Trust in San Francisco, California as an Asset Management Associate. Jonathan can be reached at jon.schwerin@yahoo.com.

Elysia Beese (BBA 2017) has joined Wells Fargo Securities as an Investment Banking Analyst in New York, New York.  Get in touch with Elysia at elysia.beese@gmail.com.

Raythan Pillai (BBA 2017) has joined The Boldt Company in Mequon, Wisconsin as Development Intern.  Connect with Raythan at raythanp@gmail.com.

Brian Hughes-Cromwick (MBA 2017) has joined ScanlanKemperBard Companies, LLC in Portland, Oregon as a Senior Analyst.  Contact Brian at bhughescromwick@gmail.com.

Calvin Knox (BBA 2017) has joined Green Courte Partners, LLC in Chicago, Illinois.  Reach Calvin at CKnox@GreenCourtePartners.com.

Jocelyn Friedman (MBA 2017) has joined JT Klein Company in Madison, Wisconsin as a Development Associate and can be reached at jocelyn.e.friedman@gmail.com.

Alexandra Schultz (BBA 2014) is making an internal transfer from Chicago, Illinois to San Francisco, California.  Alexandra will continue as a Relationship Manager for Wells Fargo – Commercial Real Estate Group.  She can be reached at alexandra.schultz@wellsfargo.com.

Nicole Sarquis (BBA 2017) has joined Equity Office Properties as a Financial Analyst in Chicago, Illinois.  Nicole can be reached at nicomsarquis@gmail.com.

Artur Prusak (BBA 2015) has been promoted to Associate at Freddie Mac Multifamily in McLean, Virginia.  Get in touch with Artur at artur_prusak@freddiemac.com.

Kyle Reichert (BBA 2017) has joined LivCor (a Blackstone portfolio company) in Chicago, Illinois as a Financial Analyst.  Get in touch with Kyle at kreichert27@yahoo.com.

Benjamin Jacobs (BBA 2010) has joined Meridian Capital Group as Vice President in New York, New York.  Connect with Benjamin at benjacobs43@gmail.com.

Kyle Brasser (BBA 2008) has joined Sherman Associates in Minneapolis, Minnesota as a Developer.  Contact Kyle at kyle.brasser@gmail.com.

Marshall Scallan (MBA 2007) has joined Cushman & Wakefield as Managing Director in Washington, District of Columbia. Reach Marshall at marshallscallan@gmail.com.

Hans J. Vrensen (MS 1991) has joined AEW Europe as Managing Director | Head of Research & Strategy in London, England and can be reached at Hans.vrensen@aeweurope.com.

 


May 2017

 

Shea Stricker (BBA 2014) is making an internal transfer from Chicago, Illinois to Denver, Colorado.  Shea will continue as an Analyst for the Real Estate Advisory Group within his company, Duff & Phelps, LLC. Contact Shea at Shea.Stricker@DuffandPhelps.com.

 

Andrew Toby (MBA 2013) has joined Unison Investment Management as Director, Investment Operations in San Francisco, California.  Reach Andrew at andrewntoby@gmail.com.

 

Patrick Clifford (BBA 2005) has joined Kaufman Jacobs in Chicago, Illinois as Director of Finance and can be reached at pmclifford@gmail.com.

 

Christopher Ross (MBA 2001) has joined Feldman Equities in Acquisitions in Tampa, Florida. Get in touch with Christopher at rosscl71@hotmail.com.

 

James Geimer (MS 1989) has joined Veritas Investments in San Francisco, California as Vice President, Development.  James can be reached at jtgeimer@gmail.com.

 

Nicholas Malpede (BS 2016) has joined Monday Properties in McLean, Virginia.  Connect with Nicholas at nmalpede@mondayre.com.

 

John Schoback (BBA 2013) has joined Hines Interests as Development Associate in New York, New York. Reach John at jschoback@gmail.com.

 

Megan Michuda (BBA 2010) has joined Wangard Partners, Inc. in Milwaukee, Wisconsin as a Project Analyst. Megan can be reached at megan.michuda@gmail.com.

 

Travis Campbell (MBA 2011) has joined Cushman & Wakefield as an Associate Director in Chicago, Illinois.  He can be reached at traviscampbell@uwalumni.com.

 

Kyle Verhasselt (BBA 2013) has been promoted to Senior Associate – Investments at Origin Investments in Chicago, Illinois and can be reached at kyle.verhasselt@gmail.com.

 

Jenna Ladsten (MBA 2017) has joined US Bank – Commercial Real Estate in Dallas, Texas as a Credit Analyst.  Reach Jenna at jladsten@uwalumni.com.

 

Dave McClain (BBA 2017) has joined Hillcrest / Brickman Group as an Analyst in New York, New York. Contact Dave at dmcclain@hillcrestfinancellc.com.

 

Ben Rosen (BBA 2008) has joined Duke Realty Corporation in East Rutherford, New Jersey as Vice President – Development and Leasing.  He can be reached at benbrosen@gmail.com.

 

Steig Peterson (BBA 2017) has joined Goldman Sachs as a Real Estate Analyst in Dallas, Texas. Connect with Steig at steigpete@gmail.com.

 

Patrick Connolly (BBA 2017) has joined Rialto Capital Management in New York, New York as an Analyst and can be reached at patrick.connolly11@gmail.com.

 

Kevin Kazlow (BBA 2017) has joined Blue Vista Capital Management, LLC as a Financial Analyst in Chicago, Illinois. Get in touch with Kevin at kevinkazlow@gmail.com.

 

Beau VandeWalle (BBA 2017) has joined Starwood Property Trust as a Rotational Analyst in Miami, Florida.  Reach Beau at beauvandewalle5@gmail.com.

 

Brian Hennig (BBA 2015) has joined Hendricks Commercial Properties in Beloit, Wisconsin as a Financial Analyst.  Brian can be reached at brian.hennig@hendricksgroup.net.

 

Megan Schmidt (BBA 2017) has joined Ernst & Young as a Transaction Real Estate – Staff in Chicago, Illinois. Contact Megan at 14mschmidt@gmail.com.

 


March 2017

 

Jeffrey Robbins (BBA 2005) has joined Walker & Dunlop as a Managing Director in Chicago, Illinois. Reach Jeffrey at JRobbins@walkerdunlop.com.

Michael Zoellner (MBA 2014) has joined FrontRange Capital Partners in Greenwood Village, Colorado as a Senior Financial Analyst and can be reached at mzoellner87@gmail.com.

Daniel Price (BBA 2010) has joined Waypoint Residential as Vice President, Acquisitions in Chicago, Illinois.  He can be reached at DPrice@WaypointResidential.com.

James Heald, Affiliate Member, has been promoted from Senior Associate to Vice President for JLL in Chicago, Illinois. James can be reached at james.h.heald@gmail.com.

Brett Hood (BS 2001) has joined NorthMarq Capital in Chicago, Illinois as Senior Vice President. Connect with Brett at bhood@northmarq.com.  Brett is responsible for providing clients with creative financing solutions on behalf of the firm’s direct relationship with Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FHA, life company correspondents, commercial banks and CMBS lenders.

Alex Antolino (BBA 2010) has been promoted to Vice President of Development at DDR Corp in Beachwood, Ohio.  Alex is responsible for sourcing retail value-add redevelopment and ground-up development projects in the United States. Get in touch with Alex at aantolino@ddr.com.

Max Hecht (BBA2015) has joined Jamestown as an Asset Management and Development Analyst in Brooklyn, New York. Contact Max at maxhecht@outlook.com.

Adam Ott (BBA 2004 has been promoted to Senior Director at Fitch Ratings in Chicago, Illinois.  Reach Adam at adamjott@gmail.com.

Alex Hansen (BBA 2010) has joined 29th Street Capital as an Associate in Chicago, Illinois and can be reached at ahansen@29thstreetcapital.com.

Toby Veit (BBA 2004) has joined Ryan Companies US, Inc. in Naperville, Illinois as Director of Capital Markets. He can be reached at tobyveit@gmail.com.

Steven Pape (BBA 2000) has joined RFP Commercial, Inc. as Partner in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Steven has more than 17 years of experience in the industry, focusing on tenant representation, leasing, investment sales, acquisitions, dispositions and development. Steven can be reached at spape@rfpcommercial.com.

Benjamin Goldberg (BBA 2011) has been promoted to Vice President at Prime Finance in Chicago, Illinois.  Get in touch with Benjamin at bgoldberg17@gmail.com.

Russell Marks (MBA 2007) has joined L'Oreal USA in Clark, New Jersey as Director of Real Estate for North and South America. Connect with Russell at russell.scott.marks@gmail.com.

John Fredericks (BBA 2014) has joined The John Buck Company as an Analyst in Chicago, Illinois. Contact John at jfredericks21@gmail.com.


January 2017

  

Aaron Konop (BBA 2016) has joined Continental Properties as a Development Associate in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin and can be reached at akonop@wisc.edu.

 

Daniel M. Fisher (BBA 2016) has joined Avison Young as a Financial Analyst in Chicago, Illinois and can be reached at fisher.danielm@gmail.com.

 

Mark Lindgren (MBA2013) has joined Corum Real Estate Group, Inc. in Denver, Colorado and can be reached at lindgrenorama@gmail.com.

 

Jon Osmundson (BBA 2012) has joined Dentons LLP in Chicago, Illinois and can be reached at josmundson20@gmail.com.

 

Max Sternberg (BBA 2013) has joined Holland & Knight LLP in Chicago, Illinois and can be reached at max.sternberg@yahoo.com.

 

Samuel Ankin (BBA 2002) has joined Northpond Partners, LLC as a Founding Principal in Chicago, Illinois and can be reached at sankin@northpond.com.  Northpond is an investor and operator of retail and urban mixed use properties.

 

Louis DeFino (BBA 2011) is making an internal transfer from Chicago, Illinois to Newport Beach, California for his company, TH Real Estate as an Associate for Southwest Acquisitions.  Louis can be reached at louis.defino@threalestate.com.  TH Real Estate is the re-branded name for TIAA’s global real estate business.

 

Bryan Johnson (BBA 2012) has been promoted from Senior Accountant to Manager for WipFli, LLP in Madison, Wisconsin.  Bryan can be reached at bryan.thomas.johnson@gmail.com.

 

James Cope (MS 1989) has been promoted from Senior Vice President to Executive Vice President and Managing Director for Walker & Dunlop in Harland, Wisconsin.  James can be reached at jcope@walkerdunlop.com.

 

Jack Klister (BBA 2016) has joined Stan Johnson Company as an Analyst in Chicago, Illinois and can be reached at jklister@stanjohnsonco.com.

 

Lea Yamaguchi (BBA 2015) has relocated from Chicago, Illinois to Riverside, California.  Lea works for General Growth Properties as an Associate General Manager and can be reached at lea.yamaguchi@gmail.com.

 

Brian Renzi (BBA 2008) has been promoted from Vice President to Managing Director for Red Stone Partners in New York, New York.  Brian can be reached at brian.renzi@gmail.com.

 

Ryan Bruders (BBA 2016) has joined Altus Group U.S. Inc. as a Consultant in Research, Valuation & Advisory in Chicago, Illinois and can be reached at brudersryan@gmail.com.

 

Landon Wirth (BBA 2003) has joined Wangard Partners, Inc. as Director of Mortgage Financing in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and can be reached at ltwirth@gmail.com.

 

Raymond Young (MBA 2000) has relocated from Chicago, Illinois to Beverly Hills, California.  Raymond works for International Airport Centers as the Managing Director of Operations and can be reached at ryoung@jetcargo.com.

 

Isaac Accola (BBA 2016) has joined Ryan Companies US, Inc. as a Capital Markets Analyst in Minneapolis, Minnesota and can be reached at accola7@gmail.com.

 

Brian McGinnis (BBA 2016) has joined PwC as an Associate, Financial Markets – Real Estate in Chicago, Illinois and can be reached at brianmcginnis18@gmail.com.

 

Nicholas Weisnicht (BBA 2010) has been promoted from Vice President to Senior Vice President for Sitex Group in Rosemont, Illinois.  Nicholas can be reached at nweisnicht@sitexgroup.com.

 

Jack Rabenn (BBA 2016) has joined CBRE as a Financial Analyst in Chicago, Illinois and can be reached at jack.rabenn@cbre.com.

 

Peter Rowe (MS 1975) has joined SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union in Laguna Woods, California and can be reached at prowe001@gmail.com.

 

Michael Pfaff MBA 2008) has relocated from New York, New York to Charlotte, North Carolina. Michael works for Wells Fargo as Vice President - Real Estate Capital Markets and can be reached at  michaeldpfaff@gmail.com.


December 2016

 

Joseph Voet (MS 1999) has joined Industrial Outdoor Ventures, LLC in Schaumburg, Illinois, as Chief Financial Officer. Reach Joseph at jmvoet@gmail.com.


Will Metzfield
(BBA 2016) is now a Financial Analyst in Associate, Capital Markets with Wells Fargo Commercial Real Estate in Washington, D.C. He can be reached at wmetzfield@gmail.com.

 

Sam Teper (BBA 2015) has joined Banner Apartments in Northbrook, Illinois as an Associate. Connect with Sam at sam.l.teper@gmail.com.

 

Andrew Karabon (BBA 2014) has joined Molto Properties as an Investment Analyst in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois and can be reached at akarabon@gmail.com.

 

Alejandro Mazariegos (MS 2011) has joined Improsa Capital in Escazu, San Jose, Costa Rica, as a Real Estate Investment Banking Advisory. Alejandro can be reached at lejandro@uwalumni.com.

 

Maike Zhang (BBA 2015) has joined Magellan Development Group in Chicago, Illinois as a Financial Analyst. Contact Maike at mzhang93@wisc.edu

 

Rory Linder (BBA 2010) has accepted the position of Vice President of Commercial Real Estate with Old National Bank in Brookfield, Wisconsin.  Contact Rory at rory.linder@oldnational.com.  Rory’s former employer, Anchor Bank, was acquired by Old National Bank.


Pete Karabas
(BBA 2013) has joined Partners Group (USA) as an Analyst - Private Real Estate in Denver, Colorado.  He can be reached at apkarabas@gmail.com.

 

Denis Curran (BBA 2009) has joined Ascentris in Denver, Colorado.  Contact Denis at denisjcurran@gmail.com.

 

Matt Borelli (BBA 2011) has joined Eastdil Secured in Seattle, Washington an Associate. Matt can be reached at MBorelli@eastdilsecured.com.

 

Scott San Filippo (BBA 2007) has accepted the position of Vice President with Allegiant Real Estate Capital in New York, New York.  Connect with Scott at scott.sanfilippo@gmail.com.  Allegiant Real Estate Capital is a spin off from FirstKey Lending.

 


October 2016

 

Wei Chean Tan (BBA 2016) has joined Tishman Speyer as an Analyst in New York, New York and can be reached at tanweichean@gmail.com.

Lee Christensen (MBA 2009) has joined Gebhardt Development as Development Manager in Madison, Wisconsin and can be reached at leejchristensen@gmail.com.


Chad Redding (BBA 2010) has joined Dune Real Estate Partners in New York, New York and can be reached at chadredding@gmail.com.


Dan Lessor (MBA 2010) has relocated from Minneapolis, Minnesota to Kirkland, Washington. He is a Development Executive for Mortenson Development, Inc. and can be reached at danlessor@gmail.com.


Zi Sen Chong (MBA 2016) has joined EverWest Real Estate Partners on their Structured Finance team in Denver, Colorado and can be reached at zisenchong@gmail.com.

 

TJ Pyzyk (BBA 2016) has joined PGIM Real Estate as an Investment Analyst in Chicago, Illinois and can be reached at tj@pyzyk.com.

 

Kelsey Gallivan (BBA 2016) has joined Equity Office Properties as a Financial Analyst in Chicago, Illinois and can be reached at kgalliv@gmail.com.

 

Jordan Roehl (BBA 2015) has joined Duff & Phelps, LLC as a Real Estate Analyst in Chicago, Illinois and can be reached at roehljordan@gmail.com.

 

Megan Clower (MBA 2016) has joined Metlife Real Estate Investors as a Senior Analyst in Chicago, Illinois and can be reached at megan.l.clower1@metlife.com.

 

Norman Glazer (BBA 2012) has joined Townsend Group as an Associate in Cleveland, Ohio and can be reached at norman.glazer@gmail.com.

 

Mitchell Jung (MBA 2016) has joined Northwestern Mutual Real Estate as an Associate in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and can be reached at jung.mitchell@gmail.com.

 

Robert Perry (MS 1992) has joined CBRE Global Investors as an Executive Managing Director / Principal in Los Angeles, California and can be reached at rpp1467@gmail.com.

 

Regan Kennedy (MBA 2016) has joined ValStone Partners LLC as an Associate in Birmingham, Michigan and can be reached at reags128@gmail.com.

 

John Simerlein (BBA 2003) has joined Bristol Group, Inc. as Senior Vice President in San Francisco, California and can be reached at jmsprimary@gmail.com.

 

Joseph Chang (MS 1989) has joined Residential Dynamics Group, LLC as a Partner in Chicago, Illinois and can be reached at jchang@iconre.com.

 

Mary Claire Sparrow (BBA 1982) has joined RECI, Real Estate Counselors International as Marketing Manager in Chicago, Illinois and can be reached at maryclaire.sparrow@live.com.

 

William Huberty (BBA 2016) has joined HFF as a Real Estate Analyst in Indianapolis, Indiana and can be reached at wihuberty@wisc.edu.


Katie Bergen (BBA 2009) has been promoted to Vice President for CenterSquare Investment Management in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania.  We would also like to congratulate Katie on being elected as the At-Large Director on the WREAA Board of Directors.  Katie can be reached at kbergen@centersquare.com.


July 2016

Jeffrey Grabowski (MBA 2016) has joined Exeter Property Group in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania as a Leasing & Acquisitions Associate and can be reached at jeffreymgrabowski@gmail.com.

Jon Miller (BBA 2002) has joined Värde Partners in Minneapolis, MN as Director of Originations.  Värde Partners is a $10 billion global alternative investment firm that employs a credit-oriented, value-based approach to investing across asset types, including residential and commercial real estate.  Reach Jon at jmiller@varde.com.

Michael Reiter (BS 1999) has joined Cantor Fitzgerald, Real Estate Investment Management in New York, New York as Managing Director, Real Estate Investment Management. Contact Michael at mreiter@cantor.com.

Kelsey O’Connor (BBA 2015) has been promoted from the Commercial Analyst Development Program at BMO Harris Bank in Chicago, Illinois to the Commercial Real Estate Group at BMO Harris Bank in Chicago, Illinois.  She can be reached at KelseyRose.OConnor@bmo.com.

Fernando Escobar (MBA 2016) has joined WHEDA as a Commercial Lending Officer in Madison, Wisconsin.  Reach Fernando at fernando.e.escobar@gmail.com.

Tad Wefel (MBA 2995) has joined NearWest Investments, LLC as Principal in Oak Park, Illinois and can be reached at tadwefel@gmail.com.

Sarah Langer (BBA 2013) has joined Care Capital Properties Inc. NYSE: CCP in Chicago, Illinois as a Financial Analyst. Sarah can be reached at sarahalanger@gmail.com.

Jacob Griswold (MBA 2005) has joined Irgens as Vice President in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  Connect with Jacob at jegris@hotmail.com.

Brittany Harrison (MBA 2016) has joined LBA Realty in Phoenix, Arizona as an Associate. Contact Brittany at bharrison@lbarealty.com.

Conor McCahill (MBA 2014) has joined VanWest Partners as Vice President in Denver, Colorado and can be reached at conor@vanwestpartners.com.

Samantha Miller (BBA 2016) has joined Freddie Mac in Chicago, Illinois as a Production Analyst.  She can be reached at sjmiller22@wisc.edu.

Kirsten Voss (BBA 2015) has relocated from Chicago Illinois to Denver, Colorado.  She is a Transactions Analyst for JLL.  Contact Kirsten at vosskirsten7@gmail.com.

 


 

May 2016

 

Wenzel Hoberg (MS 1995) has joined institutional fund manager TRIUVA (www.triuva.com) in Franfurt, Germany as CEO and can be reached at hoberg@triuva.com.

 

Benjamin Jacobs (BBA 2010) has joined JP Morgan as an originator in New York, New York.  Benjamin can be reached at benjacobs43@gmail.com.

 

Rimothy Runde (MS 1988) is now Principal of Runde & Partners, Inc. in San Francisco, California.  He can be reached at tim@runde-inc.com.


Jackson Brissette (BBA 2013) has joined The John Buck Company as an Analyst in Chicago, Illinois and can be reached at jbrissette@tjbc.com.

 

Brandon Karow (BBA 2006) has joined Common Ground Real Estate Investors, LLC. and InvenTrust Properties, LLC as Principal in Chicago, Illinois and can be reached at bmkarow@gmail.com.

 

Victor Baeten (BBA 2008) has joined RealtyLink Midwest as Vice President of Development in Cedarburg, Wisconsin and can be reached at victor.baeten@gmail.com.    

 

Alyssa Hopkins (BBA2012) has joined UBS Asset Managers in Chicago, Illinois and can be reached at ahopkins2@uwalumni.com.

 

Ross Housner (BBA 2006) has joined Enlivant in Chicago, Illinois and can be reached at ross.housner@gmail.com.

  

John Ehle (BA 1992) has joined Hunt Military Communities as President in Chicago, Illinois and can be reached at Johnehle@comcast.net. The Hunt Companies acquired Forest City Military Communities and merged it with its existing Hunt Military Communities to become the largest owner of privatized military housing in the industry, with approximately 52,000 units owned, 32,000 of which are under management.

 

Frank Demeter, Jr. (MS 1990) has joined Ogden Commercial Real Estate as Executive Vice President in Scottsdale, Arizona and can be reached at frank@bouldersrealtyadvisors.com.

 

Corey Chisnell (BBA 1991) has joined Artis Advisors, LLC in Chicago, Illinois and can be reached at cchisnell@artis-advisors.com.  Artis Advisors is a boutique real estate investment banking firm that raises institutional capital.

 

Daniel Frechter (BBA 2016) has joined Greenhill & Co. as an Analyst in New York, New York and can be reached at daniel@frechter.com.

R.J. Richter (BS 2000) has joined TPG Real Estate Finance as Principal in New York, New York and can be reached at rrichter@tpg.com.

 

Geoffrey Kieffer (BBA 1971) has joined Lincoln Property Company as Senior Vice President in Washington, D.C. and can be reached at gkieffer@lpc.com.


March 2016

 

 

Matthew Yetzer (BBA 2015) has joined MWF Properties as a Development Associate in Eagan, Minnesota. Matthew can be reached at matthew.yetzer@gmail.com.  


Chase Zadnik (BBA 2007) has joined Raymond Management Company in Middleton, Wisconsin as a Development Associate and can be reached at chase.zadnik@gmail.com.


Kelly (Armstrong) Manke (BBA 2002) has accepted a position with Bell State Bank & Trust in Minneapolis, Minnesota as Senior Vice President. She can be reached at kellymanke12@gmail.com.


Jaron Kleiman (BBA 2015) has joined Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers in Chicago, Illinois as an Analyst. Jaron can be reached at jaron.m.kleiman@gmail.com.


James Leiva (BBA 2015) has joined Redwood Capital Group, LLC as an Analyst- Acquisitions & Asset Management in Chicago, Illinois.  He can be reached at jameskleiva@gmail.com.


David Toti (MBA 2002) is now a Managing Director with BB&T Capital Markets in New York, New York and can be reached at dtoti@me.com.


Meredith Bell (BBA 2009) has recently been promoted to Senior Associate in Occupier Advisory & Transaction Services for CBRE in Chicago, Illinois. Meredith can be reached at meredith.bell@cbre.com.


William O’Connor (BBA 2015) has joined Duff & Phelps in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. William can be reached at bill.oconnor@duffandphelps.com.


John Usner (MBA 2015) has recently joined Fortress Investment Group in Dallas, Texas. He can be reached at jwusner@gmail.com.

Robert Korslin (MBA 2013) has recently joined KKR & Co. L.P. in New York, New York as a Real Estate Private Equity. Robert can be reached at
robert.korslin@kkr.com.

Ben Rosen (BBA 2008) has recently joined Woodmont Industrial Partners in Fairfield, New Jersey as the Director of Acquisitions.  He can be reached at
benbrosen@gmail.com. Ben will spearhead the expansion of Woodmont Industrial Partners’ portfolio of industrial properties and land sites across New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and beyond.


Kimberly Hofstede has recently joined Founders Properties as Vice President in Minnetonka, Minnesota and can be reached at Kimberly.Hofstede@foundersproperties.com.


Laura Knepper (BBA 2006) has recently joined Lipe Property Company as Vice President Management in Chicago, Illinois.  She can be reached at
laura.knepper@gmail.com.

Karyn Knaak (MS 1987) has joined Cinnaire in Madison, Wisconsin as Manager of Business Development.  Karyn can be reached at
kknaak@cinnaire.com.

Stewart Kirkham (MBA 2003) has joined EY as Director - New Markets – Advisory in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and can be reached at
skirkham9@gmail.com.

Annamarie Bjorklund (BBA 2015) has joined RSM US LLP in Chicago, Illinois as an Associate.  She can be reached at
annamarie.bjorklund@gmail.com.

Scott Miller (MBA 1995) has joined Lillibridge Health Care Services, Inc. as Senior Vice President Development in Chicago, Illinois. Scott can be reached at
scott.miller@lillibridge.com.

Justin Lewis (BBA 2011) has been named as a Director at Tishman Speyer in Chicago, Illinois and can be reached at
jlewis@tishmanspeyer.com.


Terry Hilgenberg (MS 1973) has been elected to chair the Wisconsin Natural Resources Board for 2016.  He currently works at Coldwell Banker as a Broker/Principal in Shawano, Wisconsin.  He be reached at tnhilgenberg@hilgenbergrealty.com.



 

January 2016

 

Scott Larson (BBA 2010) has joined Dougherty Real Estate Equity Advisors as Director of Investments & Finance in Minneapolis, Minnesota and can be reached at slarson@doughertymarkets.com.


Melissa (Wychocki) Caldwell (MBA 2007) recently relocated from Arlington, Virginia to Lithia, Florida with her company, WestShore Senior Living, LLC. She recently completed the development of new senior living community in Fort Wayne, Indiana and now manages the property.  She can be reached at wychocki@yahoo.com.


Charlie Hornig (BBA 2005) has recently been promoted to Director of Acquisitions and Development for The Excelsior Group in St. Louis Park, Minnesota. Reach Charlie at hornigc@gmail.com.


Jonathon (Jack) Day (BBA 2015) has joined Blue Vista Capital Management as an Acquisition Analyst in Chicago, Illinois. Get in touch with Jonathon at jday@bluevistallc.com.


Colin Zweber (BBA 2008) recently relocated from Chicago, Illinois to Minneapolis, Minnesota with his company, KPMG LLP and can be reached at czweber@kpmg.com.


Billy Fox (BBA 2015) has joined MLG Capital as a Private Equity Associate in Brookfield, Wisconsin.  He can be reached at foxw28@gmail.com.


Tom Klister (BBA 2015) has joined Ernst & Young, LLP as Transaction Real Estate in Chicago, Illinois. Get in touch with Tom at tomklister@gmail.com.


Justin Loiacono (BBA 2004) is now Principal of Harbor Associates in Long Beach, California. Reach Justin at justin.loiacono@gmail.com.


Jason Udoff (BBA 2013) has joined Shorenstein Properties as an Analyst in New York, New York and can be reached at judoff@shorenstein.com.


Brett Hood (BS 2001) has joined Guggenheim Partners in Chicago, Illinois as a Director. Connect with Brett at brett.hood@guggenheimpartners.com.


Christopher Day (BBA 2015) has joined The Alexander Company, Inc. in Madison, Wisconsin as an Assistant Development Project Manager.   He can be reached at chris.day24@gmail.com.


Ryan Little (BBA 2013) has joined Care Capital Properties Inc. NYSE: CCP as an Analyst in Chicago, Illinois. Contact Ryan at rnlittle20@gmail.com.


Francesca Tenuta (MS 1996) has recently been promoted to VP, Portfolio Oversight Manager for BMO Harris Bank NA in Chicago, Illinois. Francesca can be reached at Francesca.Tenuta@bmo.com.


Andrew Brainard (MBA 2011) has relocated from Toledo, Ohio to London, England.  Andrew is a Senior Investment Analyst/Asset Manager at Welltower, Inc., formerly Health Care REIT.  He can be reached at akbrainard1@gmail.com.


Robert Turcott (MBA 2006) has joined LaSalle Investment Management as Senior Vice President in Chicago, Illinois. Connect with Robert at rgturcott@gmail.com.


Noel Cain (BBA 2000) has joined BayView Advisors in Milwaukee, Wisconsin as a Managing Partner.  Get in touch with Noel at npcain1@yahoo.com.


Michael Fruchtman (BA 1988), announces a company name change, Real Estate Capital Partners, in New York, New York, is now HQ Capital Real Estate. Michael is the Managing Director for the company.  He can be reached at michael.fruchtman@hqcapital.com.


John Lerdahl (BBA 2015) has joined Saturday Properties as Business Manager in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Contact John at john.lerdahl@gmail.com.


Stephen Baker (MS 1999) has joined MRI Software as Vice President of Global and Strategic Markets in Chicago, Illinois. Reach Stephen at sbaker11@gmail.com.


Artur Prusak (BBA 2015) has joined Freddie Mac Multifamily in Arlington, Virginia as an Analyst and can be reached at aprusak@protonmail.com.



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