HORN DESIGN, Chicago: Melissa Bertram, 27, to interior designer, from
lead interior designer at Allied Office Interiors in Lansing, Mich.
SMITHGROUP, Detroit: Brian Bilski, 33, to job captain and manager of technical services for the workplace studio, in Chicago, from project designer and technical coordinator at Solomon Cordwell Buenz.
CAPE HORN GROUP, Chicago: Noel Ross, 25, to sales associate, from real
estate consultant at @properties.
EPIC REALTY PARTNERS/TCN WORLDWIDE, Rosemont: John Coleman, 46, to senior vice-president and director of sales and business development, from senior vice-president of portfolio real estate at the Alter Group.
JOHN BUCK CO., Chicago: Matthew C. Cohen, 28, to senior transaction specialist, from transaction specialist at Staubach Co. Jennifer McGregor, 40, pictured, to vice-president, from director of business development and marketing at Holabird & Root. Kyle Miller, 23, to associate, from project management engineer at Barton Malow in Southfield, Mich.
GK DEVELOPMENT INC., Barrington: Elaine Hoffmann, 48, to senior vice-president of capital markets, from director of sales for the Midwest group at Spectrus Real Estate.
ARCHITECTURE & ENGINEERING
SCHULER SHOOK, Chicago: Giulio Pedota, 41, to principal, from senior
SMITHGROUP INC., Detroit: Kenneth Novak, 43, to project manager and associate in the workplace studio, in Chicago, from vice-president of design and construction consulting services at Jones Lang LaSalle Inc.
BARTON MALOW CO., Southfield, Mich.: Bruce Watts, 50, to director of the
Chicago regional office, in Chicago, from senior vice-president at the
SHERATON CHICAGO NORTHBROOK HOTEL, Northbrook: Stephen McCulley, 47, to
general manager, from general manager at the Hilton Garden Inn Houston
Northwest, in Houston. Geri Patterson, 49, to director of sales, from
director of sales at the Renaissance Chicago North Shore.
CENTRUM PROPERTIES, Chicago: Taylor O'Shaughnessy, 22, to retail leasing
associate, from real estate associate at Homescout Realty.
STUDLEY INC., New York: Erin Trella, 33, to managing director, in Chicago, from global commercial manager at Premier Farnell PLC.
TRILOGY REAL ESTATE GROUP LLC, Chicago: Jeff Katz, 31, to vice-president of acquisitions, from senior vice-president for investment sales at DTZ Rockwood LLC.
SONOMA CONSTRUCTION LLC, Chicago: Anthony DeSanti, 39, to vice-president
and director of project management, from senior project manager.
AFFINIA CHICAGO HOTEL: Roderick Jao, 39, to sales and marketing
director, in Chicago, from sales director at the James Hotel.
DWINN-SHAFFER & CO., Chicago: Andrew Wineburgh, 52, to president and
CEO, from senior vice-president. He succeeds Leonard "Bud" Wineburgh,
81, who died earlier this year.
CHICAGO HOUSING AUTHORITY, Chicago: Scott W. Ammarell, 48, left, to
executive vice-president of legal and general counsel, from first deputy
of legal. William Little, 46, to executive vice-president for the
Office of Development Management, from managing director in the same
CHARTER ONE, Providence, R.I.: Steve Bensinger, 40, to mortgage loan
officer, in Chicago, from senior loan officer at Bank of America. Steve
Fine, 52, to mortgage loan officer, in Algonquin, from mortgage loan
officer at Bank of America. Brad Knudson, 40, to mortgage loan officer,
in Rolling Meadows, from loan officer at mTeam Group. Jason Koziol, 29,
to mortgage loan officer, in Orland Hills, from senior loan officer at
Bank of America.
NEW TRIER PARTNERS LLC, Northbrook: Gregory D. Skirving, 61, to senior managing director, responsible for a real estate fund, from senior vice-president at DCT Industrial.
EMERGENCY FUND, Chicago: Ginger Downs, 56, to board member, and
continuing as CEO of the Chicago Assn. of Realtors.
CHIEFTAIN GROUP, Limerick, Ireland: Britta Rivera, 41, to vice-president
of U.S. sales, in Chicago, from vice-president of sales at Lennar
RTKL ASSOCIATES INC., Chicago: Mark Banholzer, 44, to vice-president and
national practice leader for healthcare interior architecture, from
design principal and vice-president at HOK.
URS CORP., San Francisco: Bradley H. Winick, 52, to principal urban planner, in Chicago, from principal and senior urban designer at JJR.
YAS ARCHITECTURE LLC, Chicago: Peter Schlecht, 41, to project manager, from project manager at Arquitectonica in Miami.
WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, Seattle: Lancelot Lie, 40, to senior loan
consultant in the commercial mortgage lending group, in Chicago, from
vice-president at Countrywide Commercial Real Estate Finance.
CHICAGO HOUSING AUTHORITY, Chicago: Linda J. Kaiser, 43, to executive
vice-president of resident services, from managing director of resident
BARNES & THORNBURG LLP, Indianapolis: Michael D. Weis, 45, to
partner in the business department, in Chicago, concentrating in real
estate and corporate transactions, from partner at Patzik Frank &
INLAND WESTERN RETAIL REAL ESTATE TRUST INC., Oak Brook: Maria Pope
Toliopoulos, 33, to associate counsel, from associate at Daspin &
ADRIAN SMITH & GORDON GILL ARCHITECTURE, Chicago: Peter A.
Weismantle, 57, to director of supertall building technology, from
associate partner at Skidmore Owings & Merrill LLP.
HOK CHICAGO, Chicago: Tom Polucci, 40, Sheryl Schulze, 45, and Douglas Smith, 53, to group vice-president, from vice-president. Craig Pierson, 50, to vice-president, from senior associate. Janet Calkins, 38, Chansik Park, 34, Yolanda Van Hecke, 45, and Jim Wilson, 33, to senior associate, from associate.
TECTA AMERICA CORP., Skokie: Eileen Kamerick, 50, to senior
vice-president and chief financial officer, from chief financial officer
and chief administrative officer at Heidrick & Struggles
International Inc. She replaces Mark Castaneda, 43, who is relocating.
CHARTER ONE BANK, Providence, R.I.: Jesse Montenegro, 47, to mortgage
loan officer, in Lansing, from account executive and loan officer at
Bank of America.
HYDE PARK BANK, Chicago: Brian Korosa, 35, to production manager in the mortgage lending department, from vice-president and director of non-conforming originations at National City Bank.
CHICAGO HOUSING AUTHORITY, Chicago: Addie Wright, 51, to executive
vice-president of organizational effectiveness and corporate sales, from
chief human resource officer at Kids Hope United.
STUDLEY, New York: Jon Azulay, 26 (pictured), and Jonathan Metzl, 27, to
associate director, in Chicago, from assistant director. Greg Mikrut,
25, to analyst, from associate at Millennium Properties.
DAHLQUIST & LUTZOW ARCHITECTS (DLA) LTD., Elgin: Lex Pegues, 47, to
senior architect, from vice-president of architecture at KDC Architects.
DESTEFANO & PARTNERS, Chicago: Yiwei Liu, 37, pictured, to senior associate, from associate. Mark Schmieding, 44, to senior associate, from firmwide building information management (BIM) technology leader at Perkins & Will. And Lucy Orta, 37, to associate, and continuing as executive assistant.
LAKOTA GROUP INC., Chicago: Nicholas P. Kalogeresis, 42, to vice-president, from program officer at the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
GUARANTEED RATE INC., Chicago: Russell Hossain, 38, to national sales
director of retail, from managing director of wholesale. Also, Katie
Hooper, 31, to director of branch operations, from financial center
PLANTE & MORAN PLLC, Chicago: Sarah E. Shepard, 37, to partner, concentrating in audit, tax and business consulting services for construction contractors, home builders, developers, and real estate investors, managers and owners, from associate.
CHICAGO DEPT. OF PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT, Chicago: Michael Jasso, 43,
to deputy commissioner, from special assistant in charge of the TIF
program for the District of Columbia.
LILLIG & THORSNESS LTD., Oak Brook: David R. Stallter, 45, to
partner, concentrating in corporate transactions, mergers and
acquisitions, taxation and residential and commercial real estate, from
VEDDER PRICE P.C., Chicago: Eric A. Berg, 42, to shareholder in the real estate and construction law practice groups, from partner at DLA Piper US LLP.
TRUST FOR PUBLIC LAND, San Francisco: Andrew Vesselinovitch, 44, to
director of the Chicago area urban parks program, in Chicago, from
bicycle program director for the New York City Department of
JONES LANG LASALLE INC., Chicago: Stan Stec, 49, pictured, to manager of
global finance operations, from global controller. Mark K. Engel, 36,
to global controller, from assistant global controller.
JOSEPH FREED & ASSOCIATES LLC, Chicago: Mike Cassady, 46, to vice-president of development, from development director. Kirsten Ekdahl Hull, 30, and Joseph Carr, 30, to development director, from development manager. Lisa Gryzik, 45, to director of property management, from property manager. Tom Kaufman, 29, to leasing manager, from leasing representative. Bob Slanker, 51, to vice-president of tenant construction, from tenant construction coordinator. And Phil Leiterman, 27, to senior accountant, from financial analyst.
TRANSWESTERN, Houston: Paul Fishbein, 45, to senior vice-president, in Chicago, from partner and senior vice-president at Centrum Properties.
HARLEY ELLIS DEVEREAUX CORP., Southfield, Mich.: G. Iain Dickie, 44, to
project manager, in Chicago, from project manager at Chipman Adams &
Defilippis Architects Inc.
INTERPLAN MIDWEST LLC, Oakbrook Terrace: Matt Wisz, 39, to program director, from program manager.
GUARANTEED RATE INC., Chicago: Brian Lindstrom, 42, to vice-president of
mortgage lending, from president at Chicago United Mortgage Inc.
ELYSIAN HOTEL & RESORTS, Chicago: Joe Aguilera, 48, to
vice-president of sales, from director of marketing at the Four Seasons
WHITE LODGING SERVICES CORP., Merrillville, Ind.: Rocky Wruck, 35, to general manager of the Hilton Garden Inn Schaumburg, from opening general manager at the Courtyard by Marriott in Schaumburg. Lucy Raymond, 27, to director of sales for the Hilton Garden Inn Schaumburg, and continuing as cluster director of sales for other company properties in Schaumburg.
U.S. EQUITIES REALTY, Chicago: Michael Tobin, 55, to senior
vice-president of the development group, from partner at Northern Realty
BUILDING OWNERS & MANAGERS ASSN. OF CHICAGO, Chicago: Ron
Tabaczynski, 43, to director of government affairs, from senior property
tax and assessment analyst at Commercial Real Estate Tax Analysts
(CRETA) and president and founder at Andama Consulting.
GENSLER, San Francisco: Dan Sullivan, 48, to co-director of
architecture, in Chicago, from senior principal at OWP&P Inc.
PERKINS EASTMAN ARCHITECTS P.C., New York: L. Ramu Ramachandran, 39, to senior associate, in Chicago, from associate. Also, Sarah Eddy, 29, and Jennifer McDermott, 31, to associate, from designer.
RTKL ASSOCIATES INC., Baltimore: Mark A. Mockus, 41, to associate, in Chicago, from design manager at General Growth Properties Inc.
SCHULER SHOOK, Chicago: Lorna Luebbers, 38, to principal in marketing and business development, from marketing director. Also, Joshua Grossman, 35, to senior consultant, from project consultant.
WIGHT & CO., Darien: Steve Collins, 55, to vice-president of government programs, from director of public sector sales. Also, Elizabeth Koski, 39, to vice-president of marketing and communications, from director of marketing and communications, and Brad Paulsen, 42, to vice-president of business development, from vice-president and K-12 market leader.
GRUBB & ELLIS CO., Santa Ana, Calif.: Tom Fioretti, 48, pictured, to
managing director, project management, in Chicago, as of Aug. 1, from
principal at Fioretti Associates. Bill Starcevich, 38, to
vice-president, project management, in Chicago, as of Aug. 1, from
senior project manager at Fioretti Associates; Tony Ucho, 55, to project
manager, in Chicago, as of Aug. 1, from project manager at Fioretti
Associates, and Joanne Fioretti, 48, to manager, in Chicago, as of Aug.
1, from office manager at Fioretti Associates.
Crane & Machinery Inc., Bridgeview: Paul Zaremba, 45, to general
manager, from general manager at Randall Industries Inc.
4240 ARCHITECTURE INC., Chicago: Jeremy Green, 42, and Tom Hanley, 38,
to senior associate, from associate. Greg Brewer, 51, to associate, from
architect. And Corey McClenahan, 31, to associate, from designer.
INTERPLAN MIDWEST LLC, Oakbrook Terrace: Michelle Gillette, 47, to program director, from program manager.
MORGAN/HARBOUR CONSTRUCTION, Woodridge: Gregory W. Freehauf, 59, to vice-president of pre-construction activities, from president of TCB Design Build.
MIDWEST BANC HOLDINGS INC., Melrose Park: Brogan M. Ptacin, 47, to head
of the corporate banking group in charge of commercial real estate and
commercial and industrial lending groups, from executive vice-president
of commercial and industrial lending at Royal American Corp. Jonathan P.
Gilfillan, 47, to executive vice-president and division head of
commercial real estate lending, from senior vice-president at Park
PHOENIX REALTY GROUP, New York: Abbas Kanji, 31, to vice-president of acquisitions, in Chicago, from vice-president of acquisitions at Orion Residential.
SAGE HOSPITALITY RESOURCES, Denver: Shakir Hussain, 48, to general
manager of the Blackstone, in Chicago.
LEVIN GINSBURG, Chicago: Kenneth S. Strauss, 34, to senior associate
concentrating in litigation and real estate, from partner at Strauss
& Watychowicz P.C.
BAIRD & WARNER, Chicago: Laura Ellis, 40, to general sales manager
of Baird & Warner Residential Sales, from senior vice-president of
CHICAGO ASSN. OF REALTORS, Chicago: Michael Cello, 43, to board member, and continuing as a vice-president at UGL Equis.
DEVELOPERS DIVERSIFIED REALTY, Beachwood, Ohio: Blake Panzino, 25, to leasing manager, in Chicago, from leasing agent at Poag & McEwen Lifestyle Centers in Memphis, Tenn.
TRANSWESTERN, Houston: Maggie Brophy, 22, to associate in the tenant advisory group, in Chicago, from student. Louis Jacobsohn, 27, to associate in the tenant advisory group, in Chicago, from consultant at the Revere Group. He succeeds Katherine Williams, 27, who left the company.
A. EPSTEIN & SONS INTERNATIONAL INC., Chicago: Alex Weiner, 43, to
vice-president of business development, from vice-president of
development at Centrum Properties.
NELSON, Chicago: Martin Festenstein, 49, to project director, from principal and project director at Gensler.
RETAIL, Dallas: Ryan Murphy, 36, to senior vice-president and market
leader, in Chicago, from executive vice-president of the development
services group at NAI Hiffman.
LANDMARKS ILLINOIS, Chicago: Jim Peters, 56, to president and CEO, from
director of preservation planning. He succeeds David Bahlman, 63, who is
HORN DESIGN ARCHITECTURE, Chicago: Katy Munzell, 29, to business
development and marketing director, from area sales manager at Regus
HOK GROUP INC., St. Louis: Randy Buescher, 53, to senior associate and project manager, in Chicago, from partner at Robu Design LLC.
MEKUS TANAGER INC., Chicago: Stephen Wierzbowski, 55, to principal, from principal at WDW Design Inc.
BULLEY & ANDREWS LLC, Chicago: David Linden, 32, to senior project
manager, from manager of construction services at Tennis Corp. of
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO, Chicago: Michael A. Pagano, 56, to
dean of the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, from interim
dean. He is also a professor of public administration.
ADF Capital, Evanston: Jennifer Chan, 27, to analyst, from assistant
property manager at King Properties in Durham, N.C.
GRUBB & ELLIS CO., Chicago: Brett Ratay, 32, to vice-president, in
Rosemont, from associate vice-president.
SPERRY VAN NESS, Irvine, Calif.: Kevin Baran, 49, to adviser, in Chicago, from associate at Alliance Real Estate Advisors. Also, Matt Chapdelaine, 29, to senior adviser, from associate at Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services Inc.; Abe Salander, 29, to adviser, from associate at Marcus & Millichap, and Nate Glaisner, 28, to associate adviser, from associate at Marcus & Millichap.