Senior Vice President
As a senior vice president of Colliers | Chicago, I specialize in office investment sales for Colliers’ clients, as well as the placement of debt and equity for commercial owners and institutions. I also coordinate financial and physical due diligence services on behalf of my clients.
I have completed approximately 8 million square feet in office, industrial and retail investment sales transactions valued at more than $1 billion throughout my career. I have served corporate and institutional investors in the acquisition and disposition of investment-grade properties and owner-occupied facilities.
I began my career in commercial real estate in 1985, working as an office broker in Dallas.
During my career, I have represented institutional and entrepreneurial owners in the sale and leasing of office, industrial and retail properties. I have successfully represented landlords in project leasing on single assets and portfolios of office properties. I have also skillfully negotiated on behalf of office users as their tenant representative.
I studied Business and Finance at Richland College in Dallas.
Memberships & Involvements
- Past President of CORFAC International
I am committed to the causes of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Pacific Garden Mission and the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.
Senior Vice President
Chicago - Rosemont
I bring more than 30 years of experience to my position as senior vice president of Colliers | Chicago. I specialize in investment sales, as well as debt and equity placement for office properties. In my career, I have executed over $1.2 billion in real estate transactions. I am widely recognized for utilizing my broad real estate knowledge and strong nationwide connections to uniquely serve my diverse client base.
Prior to Podolsky Circle’s merger with Colliers | Chicago in 2019, I was managing principal at Podolsky Circle where I was a member of the Middle Market Investment Advisory Team focused on the sale of office and industrial properties. Prior the merger which formed Podolsky Circle, I established Circle Realty Advisors, LLC. As president of the company, I was responsible for all operations and staffing in addition to asset management and investment advisory work for clients.
Preceding the formation of Circle, I served as vice president of acquisitions and dispositions at Duke Realty Corporation leading the Midwest markets including Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Missouri and Minnesota. I transacted across office, industrial and retail property types and was also a member of Duke’s management committee.
Prior to my tenure at Duke, I was vice president of dispositions for Equity Office Properties Trust. In this role, I was responsible for the successful sale of transactions nationwide, including assets in distress and tertiary markets. I also held the position of asset manager for both Equity Office and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company in Chicago. Asset management responsibilities included CBD high-rise and suburban office, regional malls, neighborhood retail and industrial properties on a national basis.
Chicago - Rosemont
As a marketing specialist, Evan oversees the development of marketing collateral including proposals, brochures, signage, email campaigns, investment offerings, advertising and presentations for the Capital Markets team.
With a background in graphic design, Evan brings a creative approach to the marketing and branding activities of the organization. His advanced proficiency in design software and past experience working with external printers and agencies add value to his current position.
Previously, Evan worked as a graphic arts coordinator for KeHE Distributors. Evan’s responsibilities at KeHE included the production of monthly, annual and seasonal food publications. Additionally, he developed and designed trade show signage, advertisements, banners and digital Graphics.
Evan has also worked in marketing for the Chicago Sun-Times and Pioneer Press Newspapers.