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Mission and Goals

The mission of the Kellogg School of Management’s Real Estate Advisory Council is to enhance the Kellogg School’s impact on the field of real estate through Council efforts to support quality teaching, research, and curriculum development; to promote student recruitment and placement; and to advance relations with alumni and other leaders in the real estate industry.

Current Board Members

  • Frank Cohen
    Senior Managing Director and
    Global Head Core + Real Estate 
    Chairman and CEO
    Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust
  • Kimberly A. Adams ’01 
    Managing Director
    Clarion Partners
  • Erwin K. Aulis 82
    Retired - Chief Operating Officer
    Northwood Investors LLC
  • Bruce R. Cohen
    Temerity Strategic Partners
    Senior Advisor
    Sterling Bay
  • Franklin Cohen 16
    Co-Founder and Managing Partner
    Sheridan Road Properties
  • Gerald Cohen 79
    Founder and Manager
    SF Properties
  • Adam Falk ’07
    Managing Director
    Criterion Real Estate Capital
  • Scott Goodman 84
    Founding Principal
  • David Helfand
    Equity Group Investments
  • Jeffrey L. Johnson 83
    Managing Principal
    Lakeshore Holdings, LLC
  • Robert P. Karnes ’89
    Managing Director/BlackRock Real Assets
    Global Head of Real Assets Debt
  • Douglas A. Kiersey, Jr. 02
    Dermody Properties
  • Barry Malkin 88
    Senior Managing Partner
    GEM Realty Capital
  • Richard Mandel 87
    Ramsfield Hospitality Finance
  • Suzanne Martinez 08
    Managing Director
    Affinius Capital
  • Molly McShane 07
    Chief Executive Officer
    The McShane Companies
  • Adam S. Metz 90
    Non Executive Director
  • Eric Mogentale '84
    Managing Principal
    Walton Street Capital
  • David E. Moore ’08
    Managing Principal
    Palisade Group
  • Mark Oei 96
    Founding Partner
    Redwood Coast Capital
  • Allie Palma
    Senior Associate
    Northwestern University Investment Office
  • Scott Peterson 87
    Global Internet Infrastructure Investor
    Global Compute Infrastructure
  • Stephen D. Plavin ’84
    Senior Managing Director
  • Jonathan Pollack
    Chief Investment Officer, Debt Strategies
  • Tony Pricco 02
    Chief Investment Officer, Partner
    Bridge Industrial
  • Julie Robinson 09
    Senior Vice President,
    Ventas, Inc. 
  • Daniel B. Rosenbloom ’02
    Managing Director/Co-Head Investments
  • Frank Schmitz
    Senior Advisor
    PJT Park Hill
  • Ian Sanders
    Founder and Principal
    Fifteen Group
  • Robert W. Schoder ’82
    Retired - Partner
    PJT Park Hill
  • Seth Singerman ’05
    Managing Principal
    Singerman Real Estate
  • Craig H. Solomon
    Vice Chairman & CIO
    Affinius Capital
  • Robert Underhill 84
    Executive Vice President 
  • K. Jay Weaver 95
    Managing Principal
    Quartz Lake Capital
  • Earl E. Webb 81
    Founder and Managing Partner
    9th Green Advisors LLC
  • Benjamin Weprin ’10
    Founder & CEO
    AJ Capital Partners
  • Dan Witte 99
    Chief Investment Officer
    LaSalle Global Partner Solutions

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