Steve brings extensive real estate marketing and transactional experience to Hilco Real Estate, having participated in the sale of over $500 million worth of properties across nearly every asset class during the course of his career. Steve oversees operations, marketing and execution of the asset sales team. His responsibilities include project management, deal structuring, detailed property valuation, market analysis and business development.
Steve has worked with individuals, investors, developers, financial institutions, REIT’s, hedge funds, private equity funds, homebuilders, the hospitality and golf industry, healthcare providers, business owners and corporate America as a real estate consultant and strategic advisor. Asset types have included multifamily, office, industrial, retail, hospitality, golf courses, development land and special use properties on behalf of high profile clients such as GE, Hostess, BMO Harris, Logan’s Roadhouse, Furniture Brands, First Midwest Bank, New Orleans Redevelopment Authority, ING/Clarion, Royal Bank of Canada, Banco Popular, National Retail Properties and the State of Illinois.
Steve is also active in the bankruptcy and restructuring space, representing debtors, secured creditors and trustees in both Chapter 11 and 7 proceedings throughout the United States. Notably, he was a key participant in the strategic sale of 140 properties across 34 states as part of the Hostess bankruptcy.
Prior to joining Hilco Real Estate, Steve held a senior project management position with Sheldon Good & Company structuring and executing accelerated marketing programs utilizing a variety of disposition methods. While at Sheldon Good, he was not only instrumental in the execution of many of the company’s largest auctions, but also in implementing technological changes to effectively streamline every stage of the sales process.
Steve holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brigham Young University. He is a licensed Real Estate Broker and Auctioneer in the State of Illinois. Steve contributes his time to many local organizations including the Boy Scouts of America, Feed My Starving Children and The First Tee of Aurora.