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Zachary Braun has been promoted to senior vice president at Chicago's First Eagle Bank. He previously held the position of vice president.
Daniel McGrath is the new managing director at Chicago's Hilco Real Estate Appraisals. He will work in the firm's property tax division.
LaSalle Investment Management hired Jason Kern as its new chief executive officer for the Americas.
Jim Pietrarosso has joined the Northbrook, Ill., office of Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT.
Joshua Jandris, senior associate in the Chicago office of Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Services, specializes in seniors housing and long-term healthcare real estate. He’s seen big changes hit the industry as seniors seek more specialized care as they age.
Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services recently arranged the sale of Town & Country Apartments, a 662-unit apartment complex with a 52-unit self-storage facility onsite, in Urbana, Ill.
Leslie Karr has joined Chicago's Newmark Grubb Knight Frank Retail as a senior managing director.
Tricia Van Horn has joined Chicago real estate developer Related Midwest as vice president of marketing.
Thanks to the help of Baum Realty Group, Brioni, the Italian men's fashion house, is coming to Chicago.
Chicago-based architecture firm Goettsch Partners has promoted Patrick Loughran and Travis Soberg to principal.
Love Funding recently closed a $19.8 million loan refinancing for Wingover Apartments, a market-rate apartment community in Bloomington, Ill.
Greg Warsek, senior vice president and senior regional manager for the Chicago market at Associated Bank, is a veteran of the business of commercial financing. When he looks at today’s commercial real estate market, he sees improving fundamentals and increasing activity. He also sees more banks willing to finance more projects, all of which is good news for commercial developers.
Marcus & Millichap Capital Corporation recently named its top-10 loan originators for 2012, and one of them is based in Chicago.
Chicago-based investment bank The Peakstone Group has created a new real estate investment banking practice headed by industry veteran David Brown. Brown is joining Peakstone as managing director.
Adventus Realty Trust, a Vancouver-based real estate investment trust, recently acquired the Oak Brook Office Center in Oak Brook, Ill.
Bruce McConnell has joined commercial real estate firm Studley as a senior managing director in the company's Chicago office. He will lead the company's Midwest industrial services practice.
Thanks to the leadership of its president, Jeffrey Raday, Rosemont, Ill.-based McShane Construction Company has grown to become one of the country's leading design/build construction firms.
In the next five years it is estimated, according to The Trepp Report and Real Capital Analytics, that about $1.7 trillion to $2 trillion in commercial real estate mortgages will mature, of which about one-half of that amount will be “underwater.”
In an industry still dominated largely by men, Marilyn Lissner ranks as one of the most successful female commercial real estate professionals in Chicago and the entire Midwest.