Retail N Illinois
Brian Ross;Starwood Retail Partners

Brian Ross joins Starwood Retail Partners as SVP of leasing

Starwood Retail Partners (SRP), the retail operating platform formed by private investment firm Starwood Capital Group, has named Brian Ross senior vice president of leasing. In his new position, Ross will be responsible for the management of SRP’s leasing team, all retail leasing and business development, as well as the strategic planning for all property merchandising, approval of lease transactions, tenant allowance capital and oversight of third-party brokers.

CRE N Illinois
Stuart Sziklas;LaSalle Investment Management

Stuart Sziklas joins LaSalle as head of U.S. custom accounts

LaSalle Investment Management announced that Stuart Sziklas will join the firm as the head of U.S. custom accounts, effective September 3, 2019. Sziklas will relocate from Boston to LaSalle’s global headquarters in Chicago and report to Americas CEO Jason Kern. The appointment coincides with the transition of Karen Brennan to CEO of LaSalle’s European business.

CRE N Illinois
David Reifman;Clayco

David Reifman joins real estate arm of Clayco

Former City of Chicago Planning and Development Commissioner, David Reifman, will join Clayco’s real estate development and investment firm as partner and senior vice president for strategic development initiatives. Reifman will lead key aspects of CRG’s national development activities, help expand Clayco’s design and construction businesses in existing and new markets and support the Decennial platform.

Finance N Illinois
Kimberly Brisky;SomerCor

SomerCor names new managing director of communications and engagement

Chicago-based Small Business Administration (SBA) Certified Development Company (CDC) SomerCor has hired Kimberly Brisky as managing director of communications and engagement. Brisky is a public affairs professional with extensive experience in strategic communications, media relations and external affairs. She joins SomerCor to further elevate the organization’s standing as a leading SBA lender and economic development resource.