Seniors Housing N Illinois
Richard Lynn;Bellwether Enterprise Real Estate Capital

Bellwether Enterprise appoints SVP to lead new seniors housing group

Bellwether Enterprise Real Estate Capital LLC, has hired Richard “Rick” Lynn as senior vice president to lead its new seniors housing group in the Chicago office. Lynn will bring 30 years of experience in commercial real estate finance and investment banking as he oversees the origination and placing of commercial real estate loans for senior housing properties and contributes to the firm’s established expertise in senior housing transactions.

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Robert Probst;Ventas

Ventas' Robert Probst named 2019 FEI Financial Executive of the Year

Robert F. Probst, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Ventas, Inc., a Chicago-based REIT, has been named FEI’s 2019 Public Company Financial Executive of the Year. The national award is presented annually to the CFO who has made a major impact within their company, achieved success in the company’s growth and profitability and shown exemplary leadership skills throughout their career.

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Jo Anne Gottfried;Urban Innovations

Urban Innovations names Jo Anne Gottfried as president

Urban Innovations (UI) announced that Jo Anne Gottfried has been promoted to president of Urban Innovations from COO. In her new role, she will lead the company’s strategic plan and implement growth strategies vital to expanding the portfolio and reach of the company’s core functions including property management, leasing and construction.

Legal N Illinois
Sarah Kwon;Much Shelist

Sarah Kwon joins Much Shelist's real estate group

Much Shelist announced that Sarah Kwon has joined the firm as an associate in the real estate group. Kwon advises clients on the full range of real estate transactions, from acquisitions and dispositions to leasing, zoning and development matters. Her transactions involve retail and shopping center, office, multifamily, medical and mixed-use development property types.

Legal N Illinois
Robert Fernandez;Latham and Watkins LLP

Leading real estate partner joins Latham & Watkins in Chicago

Latham & Watkins LLP announced that Robert Fernandez has joined the firm’s Chicago office as a partner in the corporate department and member of the real estate practice. Fernandez represents clients on a range of sophisticated real estate transactions, with a particular focus on financings, acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, commercial leasing and real estate development.

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Sean Murphy;Cresa

Cresa expands tenant rep group with three new hires

Cresa is growing its brokerage ranks in Chicago with the addition of three tenant rep brokers. Juliette (Julie) Lane and Sean Murphy join as senior vice presidents and Michael Heaney as vice president. The three will use the firm’s brokerage, consulting and project management platform to service their existing clients while growing their respective rosters.

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Irene Yartey-Onyango;Heitman LLC

Heitman adds to product design capabilities with new hire

Heitman LLC, a global real estate investment management firm, has appointed Irene Yartey-Onyango as senior vice president, head of product strategy and design. In the newly created position, Yartey-Onyango will report to Lewis Ingall, Heitman senior managing director of client service and marketing, and will be responsible for developing and overseeing Heitman’s product design across the globe.