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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.
Contributions, or some portion thereof, may be tax deductible – consult your tax advisor.
Board membership is by invitation only. Please contact Irgens Executive Director Michael Brennan at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to recommend a prospective member.
Honorary and Emeritus
Richard AaronsonBiographyCEOAtlantic Realty Partners, Inc. Alissa AdlerBiographyManaging Principal/Managing BrokerPodolsky Circle CORFAC International Matthew AstrachanBiographyVice ChairmanJones Lang LaSalle Brokerage, Inc. Brian BanaszynskiBiographyRegional Partner - Logistics GroupTranswestern Development Company Jacqueline BarlowBiographyManaging DirectorCIBC Michael BarrBiographyManaging PartnerCross Lake Partners Matthew BertramBiographyFounder & CEOCapital Slack Arun I. BhatiaBiographyPresidentArun Bhatia Development Organization Robert BollhofferBiographyManaging Partner29th Street Company Robert J. BondBiographyCo-Founder and PresidentBond Companies Pamela BonehamBiography Managing DirectorBarings Real Estate Advisers Kent BornBiographySenior Managing DirectorPPM America Jim BorrisBiographyPresident and Chief Executive OfficerZilber Ltd. Jonathan BrownBiographyExecutive Director, Real Estate Banking-Central RegionJP Morgan Chase Joel CarlinsBiographyCo-CEOMagellan Investment Partners, LLC Laura CathlinaBiographyManaging DirectorBerkadia Commercial Mortgage LLC Todd CegelskiBiographySVP-Commercial Real EstateJohnson Bank Corey ChisnellBiographyPartnerArtis Advisors, LLC Vincent CozziBiographyFormer President & CIONorthwest Healthcare Properties REIT Kevin A. CrummyBiographyChief Investment OfficerDouglas Emmett, Inc. Jeffery DavisBiographyPresident and Chief Executive OfficerCambridge Realty Capital Companies Jeffrey DinkinBiographyManaging Director and FounderRegent Properties, LLC Steven C. DisseBiographyPrincipalColliers International Brian EisendrathBiographyVice Chairman & Managing DirectorCBRE, Inc. Steven FifieldBiographyChairman & CEOFifield Companies Robert E. GoeckelBiographySenior Vice President, Commercial Real Estate BankingBBVA Compass Michael GrupeBiographyEVP, Research & Investment Affairs Randall GuentherBiographyChief Executive Officer and Chief Financial OfficerVanta Commercial Properties Brian L. HappBiographyPresident and Chief Executive OfficerErdman Company Kevin C. HarriganBiographySenior Vice PresidentNTrust Infotech Ryan HeschBiographyPresident & CEOML Realty Partners John HoffmanBiographyMiller Cooper & Co., Ltd. Ron HubbardBiographyVice PresidentDuke Realty Corp. Rick HurdBiographyChief Investment OfficerWaterton Associates LLC Peter JungbackerBiographyManaging MemberAlexander & Bishop Robert M. KarnerBiographyManaging DirectorAnnaly Commercial Real Estate Group, Inc. Christopher LeffBiographyManaging DirectorCIBC David A. LenzBiographyFounder and ChairmanNorth Central Group Daniel R. LevittBiographySenior Vice President, Capital MarketsRyan Companies US, Inc. Nicholas LilligBiographyManaging DirectorPacific Life Insurance Brian ListonBiographyPrincipalValue Industrial Partners, LLC Duane H. LundBiographyPresidentExchange Realty, Inc. Ryan MalleryBiographyChief Executive Officer and Fund ManagerBig River Real Estate, LLC Craig ManskeBiographyManaging PrincipalDevelopment Solutions, Inc. James MartellBiographyCEOLogistics Property Co., LLC Rick MattiodaBiographyPresidentLeopardo Companies, Inc. John MaurerSenior Vice President - Portfolio ManagementEverWest Real Estate Partners, LLC John McLindenBiographyPartnerCentrum Properties, LLC Charles MurphyBiographySenior Vice President of DevelopmentHammes Company Will MurphyBiographyCEO & Managing PartnerCEDARst David NankinBiographyManaging MemberLegacy Varin Property Management, LLC David J. NeithercutBiographyFormer President and CEOEquity Residential Charles K. Nulsen IIIBiographyFounderWashington Property Company John OharenkoBiographyPrincipalReal Estate CAPITAL Investors Michael OrsakBiographySVP - InvestmentsCampus Advantage, Inc. James OrthBiographyManaging PrincipalWHI Real Estate Partners George A. PandaleonBiographyPresidentInland Institutional Capital, LLC Dean E. ParkerBiographyPartnerHinshaw & Culbertson LLP Tim PodboyBiographySenior Vice PresidentHeitman, LLC Anthony PriccoBiographyPresidentBridge Development Partners, LLC Daniel RosenbloomBiographyManaging DirectorCadre Andrew SachsBiographyExecutive Managing DirectorNewmark Knight Frank Katie SakachBiographyKatie SakachTranswestern Realty Finance Partners, LLC Brian SchmidtBiographyPartner, Head of MortgagesVärde Partners Hermann SchneiderBiographyChief Executive Officerx10 Consulting Rajen ShastriBiographyFounder & CEOAkara Partners Steve SosnowskiBiographySenior Vice President-Commercial Real Estate DivisionAssociated Bank Jeffrey StaffeldtBiographyDirector of Midwest/Southeast Region Commercial Mortgage InvestmentsPacific Life Insurance Michael A. ToolisBiographyVice PresidentStantec Brian TownsendBiographyChief Executive OfficerTalos Capital Gregory VorwallerBiographyPresidentTrez Capital Robert VrchotaBiographyManaging DirectorFitch Ratings Leonard WalkerBiographyManaging DirectorDL3 Realty Advisor, LLC Keith WetzelBiographyManaging PartnerInSite Property Group Johannson YapBiographyChief Investment Officer and Co-FounderFirst Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. Ray YoungBiographySenior Vice PresidentCohen Asset Management Thomas ZaleBiographyVice PresidentNorthwestern Mutual
Michael D. ArnesonBiographyManaging Principal, RetiredTOLD Development Company James J. Curtis IIIBiographyManaging Partner and Co-FounderBristol Group, Inc. Jim G. HaftBiographyPrincipalHaft Holdings, Inc. Charles V. HeathBiographyFounder and Principal EmeritusHorizon Development Group, Inc. Fred Petri (Emeritus)BiographyPresidentHousing Capital Co. Andrew E. PleskoBiographyPresident and General CounselE.J. Plesko & Associates, Inc. Bryant J. WangardPartnerWangard Properties
Jim CopeBiographyExecutive Vice President & Managing DirectorWalker & Dunlop Patrick DempseyBiographyManaging DirectorWalker & Dunlop John GatesBiographyChairman & CEOPortaeco, LLC Scott McKibbenBiographyChief Investment OfficerBrennan Investment Group, LLC Brad O'HalloranBiographyExecutive Director of Investor RelationsBrennan Investment Group, LLC Jay H. ShidlerBiographyFounder and Managing PartnerThe Shidler Group Robert G. VaneckoBiographyManaging PrincipalBrennan Investment Group, LLC
Stephen P. BaileyBiographyManaging DirectorPGIM John BesseBiographyExecutive Vice President and Head of Midwest RegionU.S. Bancorp Derek M. ChenBiographyChief Executive OfficerChenco Holdings Company, LLC Michael DurstBiographyManaging Principal, Real Estate EquityAllstate Investments A. Brad FeineBiographySenior Vice President, Commerical Real EstateBank of America Merill Lynch Joseph GessnerBiographyManaging DirectorBMO Harris Bank Patrick G. HalterBiographyChief Executive OfficerPrincipal Real Estate Investors, LLC Christine HaskinsBiographyManaging DirectorPGIM Real Estate Finance Vincent LaughlinBiographyReal Estate Group PresidentMB Financial Bank Justin L. LeonardBiographyPrincipalWalton Street Capital, LLC Christy LockridgeBiographyPrincipalPGIM Real Estate Finance Daniel J. MinahanBiographyPresident and Chief Operating OfficerContinental Properties Company, Inc. Michael MoranBiographyManaging DirectorAllstate Investments Don PaffordBiographyCentral Markets Manager - REIT Banking GroupU.S. Bank Arthur P. PasquarellaBiographyExecutive Vice President and Chief Operating OfficerEquus Capital Partners, Ltd. Don PescaraBiographyManaging Director, AcquisitionsGriffin Capital Company, LLC Michael PeterBiographyPresident and CEOCampus Advantage, Inc. David RaffBiographyManaging DirectorBMO Capital Markets Real Estate Group Daniel M. SchulteBiographyPresidentPrincipal Enterprise Capital, LLC Patrick WaiteBiographyExecutive Vice President & Chief Operating OfficerEquity Lifestyle Properties
Joseph R. BetlejBiographyVice President & Portfolio ManagerSecurian Asset Management Steven BullerBiographyPortfolio ManagerFidelity Management & Research Company Michael H. CaseyBiographySenior Managing DirectorThe Blackstone Group L.P. Lee ChristensenBiographyDevelopment ManagerGebhardt Development Adam CibikBiographyManaging DirectorNordic Realty Partners Randall J. EggertBiographySenior Investment OfficerState of Wisconsin Investment Board Brandon GoetzmanBiographySenior Vice PresidentBlue Vista Capital Management, LLC Stephanie M. Krewson-KellyBiographyVice President of Investor RelationsCorporate Office Properties Trust Chad NeumannBiographySenior Portfolio Manager State of Wisconsin Investment Board Reginald L. PfeiferBiographySenior REIT Portfolio ManagerThrivent Investment Management Seth SingermanBiographyPresident and Managing PrincipalSingerman Real Estate, LLC Kenneth D. StatzBiographyManaging Director and Senior Market StrategistSecurity Capital Research & Management, Inc.
Honorary and Emeritus
Zeb BradfordBiographyChief Investment OfficerMetzler Real Estate Charles R. CarpenterBiographyManaging DirectorState of Wisconsin Investment Board Frederick CooperBiographySenior Vice President Finance, International Development, and Investor RelationsToll Brothers, Inc. Christine DicksBiographyDirectorWisconsin Real Estate Alumni Association, Inc. Norman D. FlynnBiographyPresidentNorman D. Flynn Associates, Inc. David S. GeversBiographyVice President and Director of DevelopmentE.J. Plesko & Associates, Inc. Jon D. HammesBiographyFounder and Managing PartnerHammes Company James R. ImhoffBiographyChairman and Chief Executive OfficerFirst Weber, Inc. Mark IrgensBiographyChief Executive Officer and ManagerIrgens Partners, LLC Michael KomppaBiographyPresident and FounderCorum Real Estate Group Dan LeeBiographyVice President and OwnerFirst Weber, Inc. Frank MacdougalBiographyChairman and Chief Executive Officer, RetiredPrudential Realty Group Brad OlsenBiographyPresidentAtlantic Partners Corporation Fred W. PrassasBiographyPrincipal and FounderPMC Management Group Michael TheoBiographyPresident and Chief Executive OfficerWisconsin Realtors Association Andrew WeirBiographySenior Managing DirectorHFF Goldie B. Wolfe MillerBiographyFounder & PresidentThe Goldie Initiative