As the real estate industry is faced with continually changing market conditions, an evolving economic landscape, and new regulatory horizons, the Graaskamp Center Board of Advisors is a hub of critical information-sharing and networking. Through the generous financial support of our members, the Graaskamp Center delivers the world-class experience that is expected from the global leader in real estate research and education.

Membership to the Board of Advisors is available at four levels:

  • Sponsor - Annual gifts to the Graaskamp Center of $10,000 or more. Up to two official representatives at the corporate level to serve on the Board. Plus up to four additional corporate staff invited to attend select events.
  • Sustaining - $6,000 annual gift. Up to two official representatives at the corporate level to serve on the Board. Plus up to two additional corporate staff invited to attend select events.
  • Patron - $3,500 annual gift. One official representative to serve on the Board. Plus one additional corporate staff invited to attend select events.
  • Non-Profit

Contributions, or some portion thereof, may be tax deductible – consult your tax advisor.

Board membership is by invitation only. Please contact Executive Director Michael Brennan at (608) 263-4392 or mbrennan@bus.wisc.edu if you would like to recommend a prospective member.

Lifetime
Sponsors
Sustaining
Patron
Honorary & Emeritus
AREIT

Lifetime

For substantial gifts to the Graaskamp Center

Michael ArnesonManaging PrincipalTOLD Development Co.Biography
James CurtisCo-Founder and Managing MemberBristol GroupBiography
Charles HeathFounder, Principal EmeritusHorizon DevelopmentBiography
Fred PetriPresidentHousing Capital Co.
E.J. PleskoPresidentE.J. Plesko & AssociatesBiography
Bryant WangardPartnerWangard Properties

Sponsors

Annual gifts to the Graaskamp Center of $10,000 or more. Up to two official representatives at the corporate level to serve on the Board. Plus up to four additional corporate staff invited to attend select events.

Jeff RaymondPresidentThe Raymond Group

Sustaining

$6,000 annual gift. Up to two official representatives at the corporate level to serve on the Board. Plus up to two additional corporate staff invited to attend select events.

Steve BaileyManaging Director of Real Estate DebtHeitman Real Estate Securities, LLCBiography
Vincent M. CozziVice Presidents, AcquisitionsVentas Healthcare PropertiesBiography
Michael FinnSenior Vice PresidentAssociated BankBiography
Robert GoeckelSenior Vice PresidentBank of AmericaBiography
Patrick HalterChief Executive OfficerPrincipal Capital Real Estate Investors LLCBiography
Breck HansonEVP, Head of Commercial Real EstateCommercial Real Estate Associated Banc-CorpBiography
Joseph C. HoesleyVice ChairmanU.S. BancorpBiography
Raymond LewisPresidentVentas Healthcare PropertiesBiography
Christy LockridgeRegion ManagerGE Real Estate
Peter C. MalecekSenior Vice President - Market ExecutiveBank of AmericaBiography
James G. MartellPresident and Chief Executive OfficerRidge Property TrustBiography
Daniel J. MinahanPresident and Chief Operating OfficerContinental Properties Company, Inc.Biography
Charles J. MurphySenior Vice PresidentInterPark LLCBiography
Donald PaffordSenior Vice PresidentU.S. BancorpBiography
Arthur P. PasquarellaExecutive Vice President and COOBiography
Tim PireManaging DirectorHeitman Real Estate Securities, LLCBiography
Dan SchultePresidentPrincipal Enterprise CapitalBiography
Jay H. ShidlerFounder and Managing PartnerThe Shidler GroupBiography
Mike SvetsExecutive Vice PresidentWells FargoBiography

Patron

$3,500 annual gift. One official representative to serve on the Board. Plus one additional corporate staff invited to attend select events.

Eric AndersonVice Chairman, Investment BankingCredit SuisseBiography
Martin BarberChairman (Moirai Capital Investments Limited and American Eagle Management Limited), Advisory Board Director (Cascadia Leasing)Biography
Arun BhatiaPresidentArun Bhatia Development OrganizationBiography
Tim CarewPresidentCarew Co.Biography
Derek ChenChief Executive OfficerChenco Holding Co.Biography
Corey ChisnellDirector of Investment BankingBMO Capital Markets Real Estate and Construction GroupBiography
David ClarkSenior Vice PresidentNorthwestern Mutual Financial NetworkBiography
Jay CostleyManaging PartnerAllium PartnersBiography
Kevin CrummyManaging DirectorEastdil SecuredBiography
Jeffery A. DavisPresident and Chief Executive OfficerCambridge Realty Capital CompaniesBiography
Steven DissePrincipalColliers Bennett & Kahnweiler Inc.Biography
Bill FergusonChairman and Chief Executive OfficerFerguson Partners Ltd.Biography
David J. FriedmanManaging DirectorAres Management, LLCBiography
George GialamasPresident and Chief Executive OfficerThe Gialamas CompanyBiography
James P. GruseckiChairman and Chief Executive OfficerNorthern Builders, Inc.Biography
Randall GuentherPresident and CFOT Wall PropertiesBiography
Jon HammesFounder & Managing PartnerHammes CompanyBiography
Brian HappPresident and CEOERDMANBiography
Kevin C. HarriganManaging DirectorRealFoundationsBiography
Peter HitchPartnerUrban Associates
Michael W. HusmanManaging PrincipalEquibase Capital Group, LLCBiography
Bruce JohnsonExecutive Vice President and CFORegency Centers Corp.Biography
Mitchell KahnPrincipal & Chief Executive OfficerFreeport LNGBiography
Robert KarnerManaging DirectorAnnaly Capital ManagementBiography
Robert KukulkaRegional Chief Financial Officer for the AmericasADIABiography
David B. LentzPresident and CEOAmerican Land LeaseBiography
David A. LenzFounder & ChairmanThe North Central GroupBiography
Justin LeonardPrincipalWalton Street CapitalBiography
James LeopardoChief Executive OfficerLeopardo Companies, Inc.Biography
Dan LevittSenior Vice President Capital MarketsRyan Companies US, Inc.Biography
Michael W. LuechtPresident and Chief Executive OfficerML Realty Partners, LLCBiography
Duane LundPresidentExchange Realty, Inc. Biography
Craig ManskeManaging PrincipalDevelopment Solutions, IncBiography
Thomas M. McCahillManaging PartnerQuorum Hospitality InvestorsBiography
John McLindenPartnerCentrum Properties, Inc.Biography
Steven MyersExecutive Vice PresidentAEGON USA Realty Advisors, Inc.Biography
David J. NeithercutPresident and Chief Executive OfficerEquity ResidentialBiography
Dean ParkerRegional DirectorHinshaw & Culbertson LLPBiography
James RingPresidentPark Towne DevelopentBiography
Timothy SherryPrincipal (CPA, CFP, PFS) & Head of Real EstateSuby, Von Haden & Associates, SCBiography
James S. SmithManaging PrincipalKensington Realty Advisors, Inc.Biography
Marc SwerdlowPresident and General CounselWaterton Associates LLCBiography
Kathy ThurstonManaging Director and Head of Institutional Real EstateThe PrivateBankBiography
Michael A. ToolisChairman and CEOVOA Associates, Inc.Biography
Jeffery UsowFirm Practice LeaderReal Estate Group, Mayer BrownBiography
Robert VaneckoManaging PrincipalBrennan Investment Group, LLCBiography
Gregory VorwallerEVP and Global Head, Capital MarketsCushman and Wakefield Biography
Johannson YapChief Investment OfficerFirst Industrial Realty Trust Biography

Honorary & Emeritus

Chuck CarpenterInvestment DirectorState of Wisconsin Investment BoardBiography
Christine DicksDirectorWisconsin Real Estate Alumni AssociationBiography
Norman FlynnPresidentNorman D. Flynn Associates, Inc.Biography
Jim HaftMCZ Development CorporationBiography
James ImhoffChairman and CEOFirst Weber Group, Inc.Biography
Mark IrgensCEO/President & ManagerIrgensBiography
Mike KomppaPresidentCorum Real Estate GroupBiography
Dan LeeVice PresidentFirst Weber Group, Inc.Biography
Frank MacDougal (E)
William MalkasianVice President of Political Strategic PlanningNational Association of REALTORSBiography
Robert PerrySenior Managing DirectorCargill, Inc. Biography
Fred PrassasPresident and Co-FounderProperty Management Concepts, LLCBiography
Eugene Skaggs (E)
Michael TheoPresidentWisconsin Realtors AssociationBiography

AREIT

Joseph BetlejCFA, Vice President, Portfolio ManagerAdvantus CapitalBiography
Michael CaseySenior Managing DirectorBlackstone GroupBiography
Randy EggertSenior Investment OfficerState of Wisconsin Investment BoardBiography
Stephanie KellyVice President of Investor RelationsCorporate Office Properties TrustBiography
Reginald PfeiferPortfolio ManagerThrivent Capital ManagementBiography
Tim PireManaging Director and Lead Portfolio ManagerHeitman Real Estate Securities, LLCBiography
Erwin J. PleskoPresidentE.J. Plesko & AssociatesBiography
Matthew RichmondPortfolio ManagerPrincipal Capital Real Estate Investors LLCBiography
Seth SingermanPresidentSingerman Real EstateBiography
Kenneth StatzManaging Director, Senior Market StrategistSecurity CapitalBiography
David TotiSenior Managing Director and REIT AnalystCantor FitzgeraldBiography