AmTrust RE brings on new managing director for Chicago portfolio

Patrick Kearney

AmTrust RE, a real estate owner-developer with commercial, mixed-use, and residential properties across several major U.S. markets, announced the hire of Patrick Kearney as managing director based in Chicago, effective immediately. 

Kearney will lead development, acquisition, and operations for AmTrust’s Chicago properties, including the $100+ million redevelopment of several iconic buildings such as Illinois Center, One East Wacker, 30 North LaSalle, and 33 West Monroe. Kearney’s decades of experience overseeing the repositioning and amenitization of properties will significantly contribute to AmTrust’s mission of maximizing the tenant experience.

Kearney comes to AmTrust with more than a decade of experience as a regional managing director at Tishman Speyer, where he oversaw the company’s entire Midwest business. During his 14-year tenure at Tishman Speyer, he stabilized 10+ million square feet of assets, and helmed several significant redevelopment projects within the company’s Chicago portfolio and beyond. He has also served as a principal at GlenStar Properties, where he led acquisitions and development, and as managing principal of private equity firm Evarit Capital, heading residential and commercial real estate investments in urban markets throughout the U.S. He holds a B.B.A degree in real estate from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.