Finance N Illinois
Matthew Reilein;National Equity Fund

National Equity Fund names Matthew Reilein as president and CEO

National Equity Fund, a syndicator of the low-income housing tax credits (LIHTC) program, announced the appointment of Matthew Reilein as president and CEO, effective June 1, 2019. Reilein will oversee all day-to-day operations of the Chicago-based nonprofit, including the effective implementation of all policies and programs. Reilein will succeed Joseph S. Hagan who is retiring after 19 years with the organization.

Finance W Minnesota
Matt Maney

Cadence opens office in Minneapolis

Cadence, a growing capital markets intermediary with a primary focus on raising equity for commercial real estate developers and sponsors, opened a new regional office in the greater Twin Cities area. The new office, at 3601 Minneapolis Drive in Minneapolis, is the third for Cadence, which also has offices in Denver and Chicago.

Finance Midwest
Expect plenty of financing requests for office renovation projects in 2019.

Associated Bank's Warsek: CRE strong, but evolving, in 2019

Commercial lenders can tell when the commercial real estate market is hot and when it’s heading for a slowdown. And 2019? Greg Warsek, senior vice president and senior regional manager in the Chicago office of Associated Bank, told Midwest Real Estate News that this year should be another strong one when it comes to financing requests and commercial sales and development activity.