Biography

TRANSWESTERN ROLE

Zach brings more than 10 years of commercial real estate experience to Transwestern’s suburban agency leasing group. In his role, Zach works closely with owners to execute successful marketing campaigns, develop and maintain leasing pro formas and decrease the overall vacancy rates of assets.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Prior to joining Transwestern, Zach served as senior vice president of leasing at Crossroads Partners.  While at Crossroads Partners, Zach lead the leasing team in the positioning of office, retail and industrial assets, execution and negotiation of lease transactions and implementation of innovative property strategy for the Crossroads portfolio as well as third-party clients. Additionally, Zach was responsible for the sourcing and execution of new acquisition and disposition opportunities in and around the Chicagoland area.
 
During his career, Zach has represented over 9 million square feet of office space. He has brought value to properties through maximizing rental returns while minimizing leasing costs and has been successful in the lease up of challenged assets as well as maintaining occupancy in highly leased properties. Zach has represented ownership groups including Colony NorthStar, Ameriprise Financial, C3 Capital, Trimont Real Estate Advisors and MB Financial.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION / RECOGNITION

  • 2009, 2010, 2013 CoStar Power Broker
  • 2013 Transwestern Most Completed Deals Award - Midwest Region
  • 2008 Transwestern Building Team of the Year
  • 2012 Transwestern Unsung Hero
  • Housing Opportunities for Women, Associate Board, Founding Member & Co-Chair
  • Young Office Brokers Association (YOBA), Member
  • US Holocaust Memorial Museum Next Generation, Associate Board Member

EDUCATION

Zach earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from DePaul University. He is a licensed real estate broker in the State of Illinois.