NAI Hiffman promotes Bronson and Disser to executive vice presidents and shareholders
NAI Hiffman announced the promotion of both Joe Bronson, SIOR, and Kelly Disser, to executive vice president and shareholder. Bronson joined the firm’s industrial services group in 2010, and Disser in 2008.
“Joe and Kelly have impressively contributed to our firm’s position as a well-respected industry leader,” said Dave Petersen, Chief Executive Officer of NAI Hiffman. “Their promotions to shareholder are a testament to their growing success and commitment to the future of our firm.”
“Both individuals have consistently displayed a strong entrepreneurial spirit paired with extensive knowledge of the industry and dedication to their clients,” said John Picchiotti, Chief Operating Officer of NAI Hiffman’s brokerage services. “Year after year they raise the bar with significant transactions and have proven to be an instrumental part of our team.”
Joe Bronson has been in the industry since 1997, specializing in landlord and tenant representation for clients ranging from small entrepreneurial users to some of the largest institutional commercial real estate owners in the world. Bronson has actively worked in every Chicago area submarket and brings that wide-ranging brokerage experience with him to the table for every negotiation for every client. He has consistently been an NAI Hiffman Top Producer for the past several years.
Kelly Disser has been in the commercial real estate industry since 2002, with experience ranging from commercial development to representing owners and tenants in all aspects of their real estate needs. Some of Disser’s clients include Duke, KTR, American Realty Advisors, Sterling Bay, Drapac Investments, and Standfast Packaging, among others. His experience representing both owners and occupiers has given him a unique advantage that benefits institutional owners, developers, tenants and small business clients.
NAI Hiffman promotes Gail Vermejan to managing director of operations
NAI Hiffman announced the promotion of Gail Vermejan to Managing Director of Operations with its Management Services team. In her new role, Gail will focus on areas including client compliance, training, talent development, cost containment, contract administration, and property accounting. She will also assist in corporate operating responsibilities across the firm to customize and progress NAI Hiffman’s delivery of services to benefit our clients.
“NAI Hiffman has experienced meteoric growth in the past few years and Gail’s new role will give us the opportunity to proactively manage our ever-expanding liability risks operationally and to continue satisfying our clients,” said Dave Petersen, Chief Executive Officer of NAI Hiffman.
Gail joined NAI Hiffman in 2006 and currently has over 27 years of real estate property management experience. Prior to her career at NAI Hiffman, she was a Senior Property Manager at Trammel-Crow and Mid-America Asset Management; she also worked as a General Manager for Prime Group Realty Trust. Gail began her real estate career in 1986 with Baird & Warner Commercial Management as a Property Administrator.
NAI Hiffman promotes four to VP/general manager of management services
NAI Hiffman has promoted four of its Senior Property Managers, Paul DiCosola, Steve Karlson, Tom Murphy and Melissa Woolsey, to Vice President/General Manager with its Management Services group.
“Paul, Steve, Tom and Melissa have gone above and beyond to serve our clients. This promotion recognizes their consistent leadership, dedication and commitment to delivering exceptional customer service and earning the trust of our clients,” said Bob Assoian, Managing Director of NAI Hiffman’s Management Services. “They each play an instrumental role in our operations and with them leading our management teams on the ground, we will be able to grow our services to our clients. It’s very exciting for our clients and our business.”
Source: RE Journals