Biography

TRANSWESTERN ROLE

Michelle is a director with Transwestern's Capital Markets Group where she structures and executes office and industrial investment sales transactions for institutional, corporate and private investors throughout the Greater Chicagoland area and the Midwest.  In addition, Michelle oversees all aspects of the pre-marketing due diligence, underwriting and offering materials production process. 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Michelle joined Transwestern in 2015, as a Director on the Office Investment Sales team. Prior to joining Transwestern, Michelle was a Vice President on the downtown Chicago Office Investment Sales team at JLL, where her team had $1.3 billion in assets in the market between 2Q2015 and 3Q2015.
 
Michelle began her career in commercial real estate in 2001 with Zeller Realty Group where she gained a broad depth of experience in property management, leasing, asset management, acquisitions and dispositions.  More recently, Michelle was the Vice President of Operations for the Midwest Capital Markets Group at JLL, where she served to improve operational systems, processes and policies, better support information flow and management and improve the business process and organizational planning.
 
Michelle has experience working with clients such as: Alliance Partners, Ashley Capital, Bentall Kennedy, BDT Capital, Boxer Properties, CarVal Investors, Colony Inc., Fulcrum Asset Advisors, GlenStar Properties, Harbor Group International, Hines Interests, Hudson Advisors, Invesco, GE Real Estate,  LNR Property, Macerich, Middleton Partners, Newport Capital, Piedmont Office Realty Trust, RAIT Financial Trust, Sovereign Partners, SparrowHawk, USAA Real Estate Company, Walton Street Capital, Winthrop Realty Trust.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION / RECOGNITION

Michelle is a licensed Illinois Real Estate Broker

EDUCATION

Michelle earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Lake Forest College and an MBA from University of Chicago's Booth School of Business. She is a licensed Illinois Real Estate Broker.

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