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Real Estate Advisory Council


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.


Frank Cohen - Chair
Senior Managing Director and
Global Head Core + Real Estate 
Chairman and CEO
Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust
Kimberly A. Adams '01 
Managing Director
J.P. Morgan Asset Management
Erwin K. Aulis '82
Retired - Chief Operating Officer
Northwood Investors LLC 
Bruce R. Cohen
Senior Advisor
Sterling Bay
Gerald Cohen '79
Founder and Manager
SF Properties
Adam Falk ’07 Managing Director
Criterion Real Estate Capital
Scott Goodman '84
Founding Principal
Far Point
Kathryn L. Guthrie '86
General Partner
Guthrie Partners, LP
David Helfand
Equity Group Investments
Jeffrey L. Johnson '83
Managing Partner, Powered by Prescient
Robert P. Karnes ’89
Managing Director/BlackRock Real Assets
Global Head of Real Assets Debt
Douglas A. Kiersey, Jr. '02
Dermody Properties
David Levine
Managing Director
Barry Malkin '88
Senior Managing Partner
GEM Realty Capital
Richard Mandel '87
Ramsfield Hospitality Finance
Adam S. Metz '90
Board Member 
Forest City Real Estate Trust 
Eric Mogentale '84
Managing Principal
Walton Street Capital
David E. Moore ’08
SVP and Portfolio Director
EQ Office

Mark Oei '96
Founding Partner
Redwood Coast Capital
Allie Palma
Senior Associate
Northwestern University Investment Office
Scott Peterson '87
Global Internet Infrastructure Investor
Stephen D. Plavin ’84
Senior Managing Director

Jonathan Pollack
Chief Investment Officer, Debt Strategies
Julie Robinson '09
Senior Vice President,

Ventas, Inc. 
Daniel B. Rosenbloom ’02
Managing Director/Co-Head Investments Cadre
Frank Schmitz
Senior Managing Director
Park Hill Real Estate Group
Ian Sanders
Founder and Principal
Fifteen Group
Robert W. Schoder ’82
PJT Park Hill Real Estate Group
Seth Singerman ’05
Managing Principal
Singerman Real Estate
Craig H. Solomon
Managing Principal
Square Mile Capital Management
Robert Underhill '84
Executive Vice President 
K. Jay Weaver '95
Managing Principal
Weaver Investment Partners, LLC

Earl E. Webb '81
Founder and Managing Partner
9th Green Advisors LLC
Benjamin Weprin ’10
Founder & CEO
AJ Capital Partners