Webinar: Back to Work Q&A Panel with Chicago CRE Leaders

May 28, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Member Price: $0


Free virtual panel for members!
Hosted by BOMA/Chicago

Attendees will receive the panel link and information via email one hour before the webinar begins.

Do you have questions about tenants coming back to work? Join BOMA/Chicago for a special panel event on Thursday, May 28 from 2 to 3 p.m. to hear from BOMA/Chicago board members and leaders about how they are preparing and communicating with their tenants.

Submit questions in advance!
If you have any questions you’d like us to answer during this panel, please email Jaclynne Madden, Director of Education, at jmadden@bomachicago.org.

Meet Our All-Star Panelists!

Consolato Gattuso (Panelist)
Senior Vice President - Technical Operations at Zeller Realty Group

Mr. Gattuso joined Zeller Realty Group (ZRG) in 2013 and is the Vice President of Technical Operations. With over 30 years’ experience in engineering design and operations, Mr. Gattuso comes to Zeller Realty Group with extensive leadership in real estate, commercial property & technical consulting industries. Mr. Gattuso’s current responsibilities include developing capital and engineering strategies for acquisitions, developing best practices for the portfolio, creating policies and procedures for the engineering teams, technical advisor for management and leading technically-oriented projects.

Michael Giese (Panelist)
Executive Director, Property Services at Glenstar
BOMA/Chicago Board Member

Michael has over 20 years of experience in all aspects of property management and building operations, including finance, insurance, legal and risk management. He currently oversees the firm’s property management platform. Previously, he was a Vice President at GlenStar, overseeing a the 1.6M square foot Chicago Board of Trade Building and its $30M repositioning effort. Before he joined the Glenstar Team, Michael worked at Tishman Speyer where he managed 30 North LaSalle, a 1.1 million square foot commercial office building, earning LEED Gold certification in 2011. He also managed 161 North Clark, a 1.3 million square foot commercial office building earning LEED Silver in 2010 and the BOMA Earth Award in 2008.

Micah Larmie (Panelist)
Senior Vice President - Midwest Region, Asset Services at Transwestern
BOMA/Chicago Board Member

Micah serves as Senior Vice President for Transwestern’s Midwest Asset Services Group, providing seamless oversight and client support for Transwestern’s managed portfolio of office, industrial retail and mixed-use assets. Micah has been active in commercial real estate for more than 16 years. Prior to joining Transwestern in 2014, Micah had extensive experience in operating Class A office, industrial and mixed-use properties, acquisitions and dispositions of assets, development and redevelopment of assets.

Neil Pendleton (Moderator)
Managing Director, Investor Services at CBRE
BOMA/Chicago Board Member

Neil Pendleton oversees 61 million square feet of office, industrial and retail properties and 300 property personnel, as well as the downtown investor leasing team. Neil is responsible for connecting the natural synergies between these service lines to drive excellence and deliver superior results for clients. Neil joined CBRE in 1998 and previously served as Senior Managing Director of the Project Management group, where he led the Local Project Management team operations businesses in the Midwest Region, including Chicago, Detroit, Indianapolis, Milwaukee and Minneapolis markets.