Shannon currently serves as a senior vice president of Transwestern's retail advisory services group in Chicago. She focuses on providing tenant representation for major retail clients and representing owners in the leasing of retail space, specializing in all phases of representation including strategic planning, market analysis, site selection and execution.


With more than 14 years of commercial real estate experience, Shannon has an extensive background working with a diverse set of retail clients. She joins Transwestern from HSA Commercial Real Estate where she was a senior vice president in the retail brokerage division. While there, she focused on providing tenant advisory services for retail tenants as well as selling and leasing retail space. Shannon was responsible for leasing all of the University of Chicago's retail properties for over ten years. She has worked with many local, regional and national tenants, assisting clients with all real estate needs including expansions into the Chicago market.
Prior to her position as a senior vice president, Shannon was a vice president, and before that a senior associate, with HSA Commercial. She joined HSA from Hiffman Shaffer Associates. A partial list of Shannon's tenant transactions includes BP Amoco, CVS Pharmacy, Little Ceasers Pizza, Potbelly, Starbucks and Walgreen's.


International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Member
Women in Retail Leasing (WIRL), Member


Shannon earned a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Iowa. She is a licensed Illinois real estate salesperson.