About

Professional Summary

As a Director of the US Sales Recruiting team, I'm passionate about recruiting, retaining, and developing the industry's top brokerage talent.  I believe that the strength, stability, and creativity of any company depends on the quality of its people, and I take pride in my ability to build strong relationships that have a direct impact on our success as an organization.  
 

I work collaboratively with our executive leadership team to identify, source, and approach experienced brokers to fill strategic roles in markets across the country.  My "superpower" is building a deep connection with people, learning about their aspirations, and connecting them with the right opportunity to achieve their goals.  Whether I'm helping someone to take the next step in their career, making a connection through my network, or guiding a recent graduate hoping to break into our industry - the most rewarding part of my role is being of service to people every day.


I began my career in the commercial real estate industry with Marcus & Millichap (NYSE: MMI), where I spent several years managing the national recruiting for the firm's capital markets division and investment sales platform.  Throughout my tenure, I worked closely with senior executives to strategically grow headcount, revenue, and market share across the country.  I successfully hired over 100 commercial mortgage originators, investment sales brokers, and key team members that generated millions in gross commissions for the firm.  Additionally, I was instrumental in the successful evaluation, customization, and implementation of the firm's applicant tracking system (ATS), as well as the creation and execution of a national campus recruiting program.


Collectively, I possess 10 years of experience in full lifecycle recruiting, human resources, operations, project management, marketing, and public relations.  


On a personal note, I enjoy yoga, travel, reading, hiking with my two dogs, and cheering on the Green Bay Packers and Wisconsin Badgers.  
 

Accomplishments

  • Top Recruiter Awards (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • Youngest ex-officio Board Member (2010) and Volunteer of the Year  (2011) | Milwaukee Ballet
  • President of Gamma Phi Beta International Sorority, Gamma Gamma Chapter | University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
  • High Honor Graduate & Dean's List | University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Services:

  • Investment Services / Capital Markets

Property Type:

  • Healthcare-Medical
  • Hotel
  • Industrial
  • Land
  • Office
  • Multifamily-Apartment
  • Retail

Skills:

  • Business Development
  • Digital Marketing
  • Public Relations

Testimonials:

"Allison's communication, attention to detail and consistent follow up was exceptional. She asked all the right questions and never failed to get back to me with thoughtful answers. Allison not only was sensitive to the position to be filled but the personalities as well.  While I have not met most recruiters I have worked with, Allison came into our office not once but several times. Her hands on approach and clear desire to ensure the candidates were a good fit was beyond appreciated. We also ran into a very, very challenging issue which would have derailed many. Even when I was struggling with how to handle the issue, Allison was not only the consummate professional but was also extremely compassionate and kind.  Allison is an amazing resource, I appreciate the efforts she made on our behalf and recommend her with the highest esteem." - Heather M.

"Allison in an extremely bright and talented individual who works as hard as anyone I have ever met. She is diligent about knowing the ins and outs of her "business" while being able to look objectively at obstacles and challenges with a fierce desire to overcome. She is extremely resilient and can take a hit and bounce right back with a positive approach/attitude. Her hard work and ability to think outside of the box were critical in the development of several recruiting initiatives we implemented here in Milwaukee. She is an asset to any team she is on and brings a level of commitment and tenacity that are admired. She has an extremely bright future and I was proud to have her on the team!" - Michael T.

Education:

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Memberships & Involvements:

  • Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA)
  • California Mortgage  Bankers Association (CMBA)
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI)
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • Gamma Phi Beta International Sorority
  • University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Alumni Association

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