Biography

TRANSWESTERN ROLE

Gary is a managing director with Transwestern's Capital Markets Group where he originates, structures and executes office and industrial investment sales transactions for institutional, corporate and private investors.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Gary joined Transwestern in 1999 and has been instrumental in the firm's growth. He launched Transwestern's Midwest Investment Services Group, which today remains one of the most formidable investment sales teams in the market. Gary has been consistently ranked among the top five percent Transwestern producers nationwide since 1999. In 2009, he served as a managing director at Eastdil Secured, rejoining Transwestern in 2010. In 2013, Gary completed the largest office sale transaction (6.2 million square feet) that had occurred in the U.S. since 2011.
 
A 27-year industry veteran with a proven track record of success, Gary has completed 30 million square feet of transactions with an aggregate value in excess of $3.3 billion. Gary began his career in commercial real estate in 1990 with Cushman & Wakefield where he participated in investment sales assignments of 2.5 million square feet of office property. He also served corporate clients in domestic and international tenant representation, building agency leasing, land disposition and acquisition.
 
Gary has experience working with clients such as: Allianz, Bentall Kennedy, CIGNA, Cornerstone, Duke Realty, GlenStar, ING Realty Partners, Invesco, Investcorp, KBS Realty Advisors, Lexington Corp. Prop., LNR, Mitsui Fudosan, Northwestern Mutual, Pearlmark Real Estate Partners, Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Prudential Real Estate Investors, Romanek Properties, State Farm, Stonewater Properties and Urdang Capital Management.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION / RECOGNITION

Society of Industrial and Office Realtors® (SIOR)
Transwestern Board of Directors 2006, 2008
Transwestern Champions Award 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2012, 2013

EDUCATION

Gary earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California at Santa Barbara and an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management. He is a licensed Illinois Real Estate Managing Broker.

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