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Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Kushen has been involved in all aspects of commercial and multifamily acquisition, disposition, financing and asset and property management for the past 30 years. In Mr. Kushen's role at Foresite he is responsible for oversight of the corporate operations and individual property management and brokerage discipline.
Mr. Kushen is a graduate from the University of Texas and holds a degree in Real Estate and Finance.
Jamie L. Hadac
Executive Vice President
Responsible for the business development and client relations of the firm's third party Asset Management and "Properties-in-Transition" services. Ms. Hadac has twelve years of experience and over $600 million in real estate asset management, portfolio management, dispositions and finance.
Ms. Hadac holds a BS in Finance and Management from the University of Delaware.
Chief Financial Officer, CPA
Responsible for the company's financial systems and controls, as well as managing the company's financial reporting, property accounting, corporate accounting, treasury management, tax return assistance, insurance program and budgetary management functions.
Mr. Ostergard is a CPA and received a B.S. in Commerce from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Senior Vice President of Investment Services
Mr. Nelson is responsible for the financial & investment analysis of potential acquisitions on behalf of Foresite as well as dispositions, market research-surveillance, due diligence and other investment related activities.
Mr. Nelson received a BA in Hospitality Business & Finance from Michigan State University. He is a licensed real estate broker in Illinois.
Vice President of Leasing - Retail
Mr. Dushman joined Foresite in May of 2011 and is responsible for the leasing of retail properties within Foresite's portfolio.
Office and Industrial Leasing Broker
Mr. Tarr joined Foresite in June of 2010 and is responsible for overseeing the leasing and marketing efforts for the Chicago area commercial real estate portfolio.
Mr. Tarr received a B.A. in English Literature from Norwich University. He is a licensed Illinois real estate broker.
Stevhanie L. Howard
Ms. Howard joined Foresite in the 4th quarter of 2014 and is responsible for leasing and brokerage focusing on tenant and landlord representation of commercial properties in the Foresite portfolio including but not limited to retail, office and industrial assets. This work is done for private equity firms, pension funds, entrepreneurial owners/users, court appointed Receiverships, loan and special servicers, banks, life companies, mezzanine lenders, and Foresite's owned portfolio.
Ms. Howard is a graduated of Columbia College and holds a degree in communications. She also holds an associate degree and CADC as a substance abuse counselor.
Kristen Keehnast (previously Jabaay)
Brokerage Services Coordinator
Ms. Keehnast joined Foresite Realty Partners in early 2014 as a Brokerage Services Coordinator. Kristen is involved in supporting the commercial brokerage leasing team, as well as supporting the multi-family investment sales brokerage team with their assignments.
Ms. Keehnast attended Indiana University in Bloomington, IN where she majored in Business Management. She is a licensed Illinois Real Estate Broker and notary. Kristen has also been a member of industry related professional organizations.
Kenneth B. Best, CPA
Vice President, Regional Property Manager
Mr. Best joined Foresite Realty Partners, LLC in the 2nd quarter of 2014, as a Regional Property Manager.
Previously, Mr. Best served as Asset Manager for JLL, where he managed all of the office/industrial properties for Commonwealth Edison and also served as manager for several metro suburban and Chicago MSA office properties.
Mr. Best is both a Licensed Real Estate Managing Broker and a Certified Public Accountant. He is a member of the Institute of Real Estate Management and the Illinois CPA Society. His accounting experiences include positions as International Auditor, Controller, VP Finance and Treasurer with home builders and manufacturing firms.
Mr. Best graduated from the University of Illinois at Champaign – Urbana with a BS in Accountancy.
Regional Property Manager
Mr. Sass joined Foresite in 2015 as a Property Management Analyst he presently is a regional property manager. Overseeing various Midwestern commercial properties. Tasks include tenant management, vendor contract management, budgeting, financial statements and administration.
Marton has a Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering and Management from Purdue University and secondary degree in Real Estate from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics. While in Europe, Marton was a member of the British Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
Marton is a licensed real estate broker in the state of Illinois.
Vice President, RPM - Student Housing
Ms. Priebe, joined Foresite Realty in the 1st quarter of 2014 as a Property Manager for a 123 unit (348 bed) student housing property in Mount Pleasant, MI. Besides her on-site responsibilities, April oversees training and support for all Foresite company employees in the multi-family housing and commercial divisions, trains staff on management software and also assists in property transitions.
Ms. Priebe earned a B.S. in Secondary Education and holds two Master degrees in Human Resources and Communication from Central Michigan University. She also is a licensed Michigan Real Estate Sales Agent. April is a member of the Michigan Education Association and Central Michigan Association of Realtors.
MS. Ruthman joined Foresite in 2015 as a Property Accountant and has over 30 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry. Recently promoted to assistant controller. She is responsible for assisting the CFO in preparing the company's financial statements, overseeing the property and corporate accounting staffs, budgeting, performing treasury functions, managing audits, filing tax returns, and completing other special projects as assigned.
Ms. Ruthman is a graduate of the University of Tampa where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management.
Vice President, RPM - MHC
Ms. Napoles, joined Foresite Realty Partners, in the second quarter of 2014 as Property Management Analyst. She has been promoted to Regional Property Manager of MHC.
Margo has over 4 years of experience in Manufactured
Home community management. She is also a licensed Real Estate Broker.
Ms. Napoles attended Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts where she majored in Music Business.
Manufactured Homes Community Analyst
Mrs. Beraun joined Foresite Realty Partners, in 3rd quarter of 2015 as a MHC Analyst and is responsible for analysis of manufactured home communities in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio.
Responsible for the financial activities and transactions of the properties under management.
Mr. Thilmany is a graduate of William Rainey Harper College in Palatine, Illinois and holds an Associate in Arts and Associate in Applied Science Degree in Accounting.
Director of Office Services
Ms. Campbell joined Foresite Realty Partners during the second quarter of 2011 as the Director of Office Services. In this position, she is responsible for all day-to-day back office operational aspects of the company including information technology, human resources, special projects and office management as well as overseeing the procurement process for the company and assisting senior members of management.
Ms. Campbell graduated from the Western Illinois University with a Bachelor of Business in Management.
Mary R. Marroquin
Insurance / Real Estate Tax Specialist
Ms. Marroquin joined Foresite Realty Partners, in last quarter of 2015 and is responsible for the overall Insurance programs on Foresite properties as well as their tax appeals.
Mary is a graduate of Harper College in Palatine, Illinois.
Director of Marketing
Ms. Yehling joined Foresite Realty Partners, L.L.C. in the second quarter of 2011 and is responsible for preparing property related marketing materials and corporate brochures and promotional materials as well as media relations. She is involved in the building of marketing strategies for leasing and investment sales assignments together with corporate marketing.
Ms. Yehling is a graduate of Columbia College in Chicago, Illinois and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree.
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