Dermody Properties hires Tyler Scheppmann as VP, investor relations

Tyler Scheppmann has joined Dermody Properties as the firm’s new vice president of investor relations. He is responsible for all aspects of the company’s business concerning investor relations, fund strategy and capital execution and he will work closely with Kathleen Briscoe, partner and chief capital officer.

“The team at Dermody Properties is second to none,” said Scheppmann. “I am honored that the leadership has entrusted me with this responsibility to assist and further our valued relationships with investors.”

Prior to joining Dermody Properties—a privately owned real estate investment, development and management firm specializing in logistics real estate—Scheppmann was vice president of GLP where he was responsible for fund management across the U.S. industrial platform, including strategy, syndication and communication with 14 global institutional fund partners across three funds, totaling $7 billion in equity commitments. Before that, Scheppmann served as manager of corporate finance at Brookfield Properties’ Retail Group (formerly GGP) with responsibilities covering finance, investments and capital markets. He also worked in mergers and acquisitions investment banking with Lincoln International and BMO Capital Markets.

“We are excited to have Tyler in this role,” said Briscoe, “He brings tremendous experience to help us ensure our valued investors receive the greatest customer service, and also to help us forge relationships with new partners and investors.”

Scheppmann holds a bachelor of science degree in finance from the University of Iowa – Tippie College of Business, where he was an active member of the Hawkinson Scholars Program and Delta Sigma Pi business fraternity. He has previously held Series 7 and 63 accreditations. Scheppmann is active in various industry groups including PREA, NAREIM, ULI, NAREIT and NAIOP. He will be based in the Chicago/Midwest Regional office of Dermody Properties.

“Tyler adds an even greater dimension to our capital markets and investor relations program,” said Douglas A. Kiersey, president of Dermody Properties. “We are committed to continuing transparent communications, best-in-class customer service and excellent performance on behalf of our investment partners.”