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 Tara Marszewski;Waterton

Waterton hires Tara Marszewski as new CFO

Waterton, a national real estate investor and operator, has hired Tara Marszewski as its new chief financial officer. She will replace Doug Denyer, who will remain with the company for the next six to eight weeks to ensure a smooth transition prior to his planned retirement.

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Paul Gaines;Accesso Partners

Accesso bolsters executive team

Accesso Partners, a fully integrated investment manager and operator of multi-tenant office buildings in top non-gateway U.S. markets, has promoted Paul Gaines to managing director, asset management. Gaines, who joined the company in 2012 and has spent the past two years serving as managing director, capital markets debt, will oversee the asset management team and the investment strategy of the Company’s $3 billion portfolio.

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Chris Stent;JLL

JLL names new executive managing director, investor relations and corporate finance

JLL has appointed Christopher D. Stent as executive managing director, investor relations and corporate finance. Based in the company’s corporate headquarters in Chicago, he will have a key role in communicating JLL’s strategic priorities, with direct responsibility for leading the company’s global corporate finance programs and strengthening JLL’s relationships with the financial community.

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Fulton East, 215 N. Peoria Street in Chicago.

Building a case for design-build

There’s been a revision of late to the process of designing and constructing commercial properties. And it’s almost a return to form, as the design-build method that has been gaining traction emulates the days of the Master Builder.

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Sterling Bay launches philanthropic effort, SB Cares

Sterling Bay launches philanthropic effort, SB Cares

Chicago-based real estate investment and development firm Sterling Bay launched SB Cares, a new philanthropic initiative that will bring together local members of the community and Sterling Bay employees to identify groups and organizations that focus on creating new opportunities for growth, whether individual or community-oriented. The initiative will then dedicate the time and resources necessary to help these groups achieve their goals effectively and visibly, to inspire and impact new audiences across the city.

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Sean Connelly;33 Realty

33 Realty names Sean Connelly principal

Sean Connelly has been named principal at 33 Realty. A foremost expert in multifamily, Connelly works with owners, converters and investors to achieve investment goals. His success is reflected in career transactions valued at $400 million plus.

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Steve Merchant;Magnolia Capital

Multifamily REIT exec joins Magnolia Capital to launch property management division

Magnolia Capital has hired Steve Merchant as managing director of operations. Prior to joining Magnolia Capital, he was senior vice president in operations at Equity Residential, leading corporate teams supporting an 80,000-unit apartment portfolio. Throughout his career, Merchant has built innovative operating platforms and reinvented traditional ways of delivering exceptional customer experiences.

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CREW Chicago hosts golf outing

CREW Chicago hosts golf outing

On Tuesday, August 27, 2019 CREW Chicago held their annual golf outing at the beautiful and challenging Glen Club in Glenview, Illinois. Architects, asset managers, attorneys, designers, developers, bankers, brokers, corporate executives, and consultants came together to connect, network and enjoy the course. Cocktails and a networking dinner followed the golf event.