Congratulations to our 2016 Board of Directors!
President-Elect | Winner by Acclamation
James Delgado, Cozad Commercial Real Estate, Ltd.
James was originally licensed in 1986 and work for Dolan Commercial from 1990 to 1994. From 1995 through 2010 James held various titles as a Corporate Service Executive with major companies in the area; PricewaterhouseCoopers, May Department Stores and Reed Elsevier to name a few. In these roles he managed not only Corporate Service, but the leasing, construction, purchase and liquidation of real estate holdings. He reentered the commercial brokerage field in 2011, first with Gresham Commercial and now Cozad Commercial. James is licensed in both Missouri and Illinois
Secretary-Treasurer | Winner by Acclamation
Mike Hejna, Gundaker Commercial Group, Inc
Michael J. Hejna is President & Chief Executive Officer of Gundaker Commercial Group, Inc. (GCG). With a background in real estate financing and development, his responsibilities include overseeing the functions of GCG as a company, with a primary focus on organization and capital formation of developments and joint ventures. He manages all of the affiliated entities associated with GCG, consisting of 40 separate, but affiliates business entities, engaging GCG’s Asset Management, Brokerage, and Development Divisions.
Mike joined GCG in 1988 after 10 years in the banking and finance industry. His particular expertise in solving real estate-related problems has enhanced GCG’s ability to benefit from various joint ventures. Under his leadership, the company has successfully tackled tough issues involving retail, office, multi-family, and raw ground. Development problems related to land, including residential and commercial development have been successfully deterred.
Director | Candidate
Tim Lawlor, Balke Brown Transwestern
Tim is a Vice President of Commercial Brokerage specializing in landlord and tenant representation for office and retail properties in the St. Louis market. Tim received his commercial real estate license in 2006, and since then has concentrated on representing landlords, sellers, tenants, and buyers in the disposition and acquisition of various types of commercial real estate. Tim’s proactive approach to commercial real estate and extensive transaction experience has made him a valuable asset to both his clients and his company.
Tim has over nine years of industry experience representing local and national companies in the areas of landlord representation, tenant representation, lease negotiation, and site acquisition. Before joining Balke Brown Transwestern in 2010, Tim was a sales and leasing associate at Coldwell Banker Commercial CRA LLC in St. Louis, where he successfully leased a number of notable projects including Hampton Village Shopping Center.
Director | Candidate
Erin Torney, Cushman & Wakefield | Gateway Commercial
Erin joined Cushman & Wakefield | Gateway Commercial in 2014 as an Associate in the Retail Division. Erin is a licensed attorney in both Missouri and Illinois. She has an extensive background in real estate related legal issues. She has experience in drafting real estate documents and commercial lease agreements, property law, eminent domain, construction law, easements, contracts and deeds.