The RE|Solutions Team

CORPORATE SENIOR STAFF

S.L. van der Zanden, Managing Principal and CEO
S.L. van der Zanden is the Managing Principal of RE|SOLUTIONS where he leads all of the property/asset management and receivership assignments. He brings over 25 years of commercial real estate experience helping institutional, corporate, and private clients overcome challenges and capitalize on nearly $2 billion in opportunities. His prior experience includes management of a 1.6MM s.f. portfolio with 22 assets; turnaround of REO assets; utilizing a unique sealed-bid property sales process for institutional clients; and acquisition & development activities.
  Brian Goldman, Principal and COO
Brian Goldman leads all operations, valuation, brokerage and business development activities. He brings over 14 years as a commercial real estate lender with John Hancock Financial Services where he originated mortgages and managed its Midwest portfolio. Activities also included workout restructuring and resolution of non-performing loans. He holds an MBA from University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.
  Tom Sikoral, Senior Manager
With over 18 years of management experience and a proven ability to drive dramatic improvements in revenues, profits and consumer satisfaction, Tom Sikoral is an asset to the RE|SOLUTIONS team. Tom is responsible for the overall management and coordination of operations at The Glen Town Center in Glenview, Illinois.  Previously, he served as General Manager of Westfield’s Old Orchard and North Bridge, two of the largest and most prestigious malls in Chicago.
Anthony McAndrew, Manager
Anthony McAndrew is a Manager with RE|SOLUTIONS and acts as the direct contact for day-to-day operations at many of the properties in our portfolio. He currently oversees operations at retail, office, industrial and multifamily properties and is involved in analysis, budgeting, and valuation activities. He graduated with distinction from DePaul University’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business with an MBA concentrated in Real Estate Finance and Investment and he is an IREM Certified Property Manager candidate.

STRATEGIC PARTNERS - HOSPITALITY
Dick Turner, Director of Hospitality, Strategy/Operations
Dick Turner serves as Director of Hospitality for RE|Solutions, where he oversees our portfolio of hotel assets.  With over 39 years of experience in the hospitality industry, he has worked with the industry’s top hotel management companies and managed or asset-managed under leading brands including Marriott, Hyatt Regency, Renaissance, Hilton, DoubleTree, Embassy Suites, Radisson, Crowne Plaza and Preferred Hotels & Resorts.  His performance-focused methods deliver market-leading revenues and operating profits resulting in enhanced asset value.  He is supported by an experienced leadership team and management organization with the resources to manage all facets of full and select service hotels throughout the United States.
  Marvin Droz, Director of Hospitality, Strategy/Finance
Marvin Droz is involved in all financial, legal and contractual aspects of the firm’s Hospitality division.  With over 30 years of real estate industry experience, he has been involved in over 60 commercial developments and acquisitions of with an aggregate value of $2 billion.  As a senior executive with Interstate Hotels, Marvin has gained deep and varied experience with developing, owning and operating hotels, including third party management of all hotel types – both franchised and independent.  During his time, he was instrumental in the takeover of over 200 hotels during a rapid growth period for the company.

STRATEGIC PARTNERS – EVALUATE: Advisory, Valuation and Workout Strategy
Dale Vanderlaan, President, Realogic
Dale Vanderlaan’s background includes a combination of financial, operational and transactional experience utilized in the acquisition, financing, asset/property management and disposition of a property or portfolio. Dale’s specific expertise includes: valutaion, financial analysis and underwriting, lease abstracting, strategic advisory and training.
Harold “Skip” Perry
With over 38 years of experience, Skip Perry has been involved in a variety of assignments including: debtor/creditor bankruptcy advisory; loan restructuring; fairness opinions; buy/sell side due diligence for private equity funds and corporate clients; valuation for financial reporting and tax purposes; corporate real estate portfolio optimization studies; capital markets including asset dispositions, monetization strategies and structuring sale/leasebacks; and litigation support services including expert testimony.
Anne Voshel, Principal, AVA Consultants
Anne Voshel offers clients 22 years of construction and development management experience, with a particular emphasis on historic preservation, corporate facilities, and institutional buildings. During her career, Ms. Voshel has been responsible for more than 16 million square feet of projects valued at over $1 billion.
Larry Lund, Principal, Real Estate Planning Group
Larry Lund has over 35 years of real estate experience in commercial real estate analysis, market assessment, feasibility studies, appraisal, zoning analysis, conceptual planning, and asset positioning. His experience focuses on retail, office, and mixed-use developments. He has operated his own company for over 20 years specializing in working with retail tenants, developers, and municipalities providing consulting services designed to help them reduce risk by understanding the market metrics needed for successful development.

STRATEGIC PARTNERS - MANAGE: Property & Asset Management, Receivership, Construction
Gary Greenfield, Partner, Metro CRE
Gary Greenfield brings over 25 years of commercial real estate leasing experience to the RE|SOLUTIONS team. Such retail giants as Marshall’s, Staples, Best Buy, TJ Maxx, and Lowe’s Home Improvement are among the retailers he has represented. Greenfield’s extensive background in tenant representation, product leasing, property disposition and investment sales enables the RE|Solutions to service a wide array of retail clients. Gary Greenfield has received numerous awards for his work throughout metropolitan Chicago.
Matt Fenster, Leasing and Business Develpment Manager, Etkin
Matthew Fenster has been involved in real estate development, operations, leasing and management for more than 20 years. He has been responsible for the acquisition, development, financing, leasing, and management of over 3 million square feet of office, industrial, and retail space in the Midwest.  Prior to joining Etkin, Matthew ran Paragon, a Detroit area full service real estate firm he founded in 1998, which specialized in investment, development and advising institutional clients on repositioning of assets.  

STRATEGIC PARTNERS – RESOLVE: Property and Note Sales
Chad Firsel, President, Quantum Real Estate Advisors
Chad Firsel is President and Founder of Quantum Real Estate Advisors, Inc. Previously, Chad created and managed the investment services practice at Baum Realty, Inc and also created and served as managing director of NAI Hiffman’s investment services group.  Utilizing his knowledge of all aspects of the industry including development, legal processes and financing strategy, Chad’s holistic vision of commercial real estate has guided closings of roughly $1 billion of retail, industrial and office product.
Adam Freeman, Principal, Century 21 Affiliated
Adam Freeman is a Principal of Century 21 Affiliated Commercial Investment Sales where he is actively involved in all transactions and business operations. Adam’s primary responsibilities include sourcing new sales opportunities and handling day to day management of the business. Throughout his career in commercial real estate, investment banking and private equity, Adam has successfully sourced, structured, acquired and sold in excess of $1 billion of total transaction volume.
  Phil Boyd, Managing Director, The Energy Exchange
Phil Boyd founded The Energy Exchange in July 2003, a commercial real estate brokerage company specializing in the sale of service stations and convenience stores nationwide.  The Energy Exchange has sold more than $250 million worth of operating and closed c-stores and gas stations for major corporations, mid-size distributors and individual owner operators. Phil’s current lifetime sales volume is approaching the $750 million milestone.