Marty Sweeney is Senior Vice President of Acquisitions and Asset Management for M & J Wilkow, a Chicago-based commercial real estate investment and management firm.
Mr. Sweeney joined M & J Wilkow in 1989 and is responsible for capital sourcing, acquisitions and dispositions as well as asset management for an expansive portfolio of office and retail properties throughout the country. In his 32 years in the commercial real estate industry, he has been responsible for $1.8 billion of property acquisitions representing 10 million square feet of office and retail space spanning the country from San Francisco, Hawaii, New York, and down to Miami, Florida with many stops in between.
In addition to leading these acquisitions, Mr. Sweeney also heads portfolio asset management, driving investor value through repositioning and asset enhancement initiatives. Recent projects include the redevelopment of a vacant Macy’s department store into 150,000sf of Class A high-tech lab and training space, as well as the conversion of a former Sear’s Department store into 45,000sf of small shop retail space and 700 climate controlled enclosed self-storage units. Both projects are 100% leased.
A member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Urban Land Institute (ULI), National Association of Office and Industrial Properties (NAIOP), and the Chicago Real Estate Council (CREC), Mr. Sweeney is active in the commercial real estate community. Mr. Sweeney received a BS in Finance from Illinois State University.