Finance N Illinois
Ross Groedel;Mag Mile Capital

Mag Mile Capital expands with three new hires

Mag Mile Capital has hired Ross Groedel as an analyst for the underwriting team and Julia Pratt as marketing and operations coordinator, both to be based at the firm’s headquarters in Chicago. The firm has also hired Robert Scarantino as senior vice president of originations on the firm’s East Coast team.

CRE N Illinois
Peeyush Shukla;Heitman LLC

Heitman appoints new chief technology officer

Heitman LLC, a global real estate investment management firm, has hired Peeyush Shukla as its chief information and technology officer. In this role, Shukla will be responsible for leading Heitman’s Information Technology initiatives and infrastructure group in support of its global investment management business.

CRE V Michigan
Greg Bockart;Savills

Savills grows presence in Detroit

Savills has recruited tenant representation advisors Gregory Bockart and Peter McGrath in Detroit, with both brokers joining from Colliers International. Their arrival builds on the firm’s presence in the region and extends its capabilities in the local market.

CRE N Illinois
Jonathan Sheil;Spaces Real Estate

Chicago-based Spaces Real Estate merges with Evolve Real Estate

Full-service residential real estate brokerages Spaces Real Estate and Evolve Real Estate have merged. Evolve co-founder Jonathan Sheil, who was one of the first six agents at Spaces prior to starting his own business, has rejoined the company as director of agent development, bringing with him a 15-person team of leasing agents who will work under the Spaces name.

CRE N Illinois
Catherine E. Vorwald;Sterling Bay

Sterling Bay strengthens life sciences division with new hire

Chicago-based real estate development and investment firm Sterling Bay has hired Catherine E. Vorwald as its first director of life sciences. The new role signals a continued investment in diversifying the firm’s portfolio through strategic acquisition and development of state-of-the-art research labs to capitalize on the high demand for modern commercial research lab space in Chicago.

CRE N Illinois
Melissa Dinslage;Avison Young

Avison Young hires new communications director, to be based in Chicago

Avison Young has hired Melissa Dinslage as global director of internal communications with a mandate to oversee the development of internal initiatives, platforms and channels that advance the company’s brand while facilitating internal marketing efforts, operational efficiency and employee engagement. She will be based in Avison Young’s downtown Chicago office.