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Real Estate Executive

Chicago, Illinois, 60625, United States
May 24, 2010

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Chicago, IL 60625 312-***-**** (C)


Investment Analysis… Relationship Development… Credit Review

~ Core professional competencies ~

 Equity & Debt Underwriting

 Debt Negotiation

 Investment Due Diligence

 Acquisitions & Dispositions  Asset Management

 Business Analysis & Credit Review

 Strategic Relationship Development  Market Research & Feasibility Analysis

 Complex Cash Flow Modeling

 Real Estate Finance & Valuation



Real estate investment, finance and asset management professional; all property types: office, retail, industrial, multifamily, and hotel. Business development & institutional relationship development. Originated & closed over $600 MM in commercial real estate loans 2006–2009. Identified a $300 MM office acquisition opportunity for GE Asset Management (Pension Trust) within the Chicago CBD – completed due diligence and closed transaction in 2006. Student Commencement Speaker at Michigan State University – December 1997.



Commercial real estate finance, investment, and service institution

Director – Inland Real Estate Auctions, Inc. - Oak Brook, IL

Business development executive offering accelerated sale solutions to financial institutions, institutional investors and commercial real estate developers.

 Developed relationships with over 150 banking executives, 30 institutional real estate investors, and 100 real estate developers within the Midwest.

 Recommended accelerated marketing disposition strategies for troubled and distressed commercial real estate assets. Identified creative strategies to market properties to maximize value with an expedited sale process.


Financial institution with principal markets in the Northeastern United States. A subsidiary of Banco Santander

Vice President – Chicago, IL

Officer of a $90 billion lending institution, with national commercial real estate lending volume of over $4.1 billion in 2008. Prepared investment committee approval memorandums; adequately assessing risk of sponsorship, financial performance, market, physical condition and compliance with internal credit policy.

 Reviewed, analyzed, and underwrote over 400 transactions consisting of multi-family, office, and retail investments throughout the expanded Midwest – particularly focused within the Chicago MSA.

 Responsible for credit analysis of the sponsor, reviewing collateral valuation, negotiating loan structure, determination of exit strategy and maximum loan exposure.

 Presented loans for approval & sale to the secondary markets including Fannie Mae – conforming to credit and loan underwriting requirements.

 Closed over $600MM of commercial real estate loans.

 Coached and developed junior staff members.

 Developed relationships with industry investment brokers, analysts, and financing professionals.

MB REAL ESTATE, LLC 2001 – 2006

Boutique full-service real estate firm, offering investment advisory, development services, tenant & ownership leasing representation, facility & asset management.

AVP, Finance and Investment Services – Chicago, IL

Utilized an expansive network of professionals in capital markets and asset management to identify commercial real estate investment opportunities while maintaining a high degree of integrity focusing on the long term client relationship. Professional client management experience gained from large institutional investors such as GE Asset Management, TIAA-CREF, USAA and smaller boutique investment firms. Performed thorough financial analysis and deal structuring to maximize client investment return expectations.

• Responsible for the analysis and review of real estate acquisitions and dispositions including cash flow projections, due diligence, investment analysis, and property valuation.

• Assisted in generating partnership investment models which calculated returns based on promoted interests, utilizing such concepts as cumulative preferred equity yield and IRR look-back waterfall calculations.

• Identified acquisition opportunities on behalf of clients based on required investment criteria. Made Buy/Sell/Hold recommendations.

• Performed financial analysis including quarterly asset valuation, ownership reporting, and assisting annual budgeting for a portfolio of over 15 million square feet of office space.

• Created and maintained ARGUS and DYNA lease-by-lease cash flow models, accurately reflecting intricate tenant expense recoveries and financial nuances.


International Accounting and Advisory Firm

Associate – Financial Advisory Services (FAS) – Chicago, IL

Specialized in hospitality consulting, along with providing commercial real estate valuation services. Engagement experience includes:

 Participated with a team of consultants in analyzing the entire Lodgian Corporation hotel portfolio. Due diligence responsibilities included balance sheet and financial statement analysis, physical plant analysis, operational analysis, market analysis, and the review of cash flow projections.

 Performed an overview analysis for a prototypical urban mixed-use real estate development consisting of a luxury hotel, a private athletic club, boutique retail, parking, and luxury residential uses to be developed in selected urban markets. Provided summary research for selected national and international markets to profile the types of markets that may be conducive for such a development, identified potential development partners, and presented a sample 10-year pro forma estimate range of financial performance.

ERNST & YOUNG, LLP. 1998 – 1999

International Accounting and Advisory Firm

Staff Consultant – Kenneth Leventhal Real Estate Group – Chicago, IL

 Participated with a team of consultants in the underwriting and evaluation of several CMBS loan pools considered for investment by JP Morgan Chase. Each pool consisted of several hundred mortgages for various property types, which were individually underwritten according to client debt coverage standards and market assumptions.


BA in Hospitality Business & Finance – Michigan State University; East Lansing, MI (1997)

Licensed Real Estate Broker – State of Illinois


Member, Urban Land Institute (ULI), 2004 – Present

Frequently attend Real Estate Investment Association (REIA), Real Estate Lenders Association (RELA), Chicago Real Estate Council (CREC), and Young Real Estate Professional (YREP) meetings and events.

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