Hospitality N Illinois
Matt Mering;Waterton

Waterton hires hospitality specialist

Waterton, a Chicago-based real estate investor and operator, has hired Matt Mering as executive vice president, hospitality. Mering will be responsible for the formulation and execution of Waterton’s hotel investment strategy, oversight of asset management and further developing investor relationships.

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Eric Sturm;raSmith

Wisconsin's raSmith promotes two

Civil engineering firm raSmith has promoted two employees to leadership positions in the survey division of its Brookfield, Wisconsin, office. Eric Sturm has received a promotion from assistant director of survey to director of survey as Paul Taivalkoski, former director, transitions into retirement in May. Shane Zodrow has been promoted from survey project manager to assistant director of survey.

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Nena Guillory Hamilton;Clear Height Properties

Clear Height Properties adds to growing team

Clear Height Properties has named Nena Guillory Hamilton as controller. In this position the accounting and commercial real estate veteran is responsible for financial and accounting functions for the company and its expanding commercial real estate portfolio. The firm also announced the appointment of Joe Young as vice president, asset management and acquisitions.

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Neil Murray;JLL

JLL announces corporate solutions leadership changes

JLL announced that Neil Murray will become global CEO, corporate solutions, succeeding John Forrest. Murray, who will be located in Chicago, will report to CEO Christian Ulbrich and join the company's global executive board. Mark Caskey will succeed Murray as EMEA CEO, corporate solutions. The changes are effective June 1.

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Mark Skender;Skender

Mark Skender receives lifetime achievement award from UW-Madison

Skender CEO Mark Skender was recently awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award from the University of Wisconsin–Madison Construction Club. Since 1997, the club has served the needs of the university’s construction engineering and management programs by fostering contacts between UW–Madison engineering students and the design and construction industry.