Greystar has hired Anastasia Gillen to join their Midwest, third-party property management team, where she will be the director of client services for the Chicagoland market. Gillen will be based in the Chicago office and will be responsible for the growth of third-party management in Illinois.
Before Greystar, Gillen was an assistant vice president for the asset management team at Redwood Capital Group located in Chicago. Gillen was responsible for the financial and operational performance of several properties within the Redwood portfolio. As an asset manager for Redwood, her responsibilities included determining the optimal investment path and maximizing asset value through the creation and execution of asset business plans, investor relations, implementing operational strategies, monitoring operational and financial performance and assisting in the disposition process for several assets in the Redwood portfolio.
Gillen’s experience in real estate started at LaSalle Investment Management where she worked on the value-add fund series team. While at LaSalle, her responsibilities included various financial analyses of multifamily, office, student housing, retail and industrial asset types, monitoring operational and financial performance on an asset and portfolio level, cash management, quarterly reporting and asset valuation.
Gillen graduated from Brown University, where she earned a B.A. in political science. While at Brown, she was a four-year member of the women’s soccer team. She is a board member of City of Hope – Chicago Construction and Real Estate Building Hope Board and is an active member of the Urban Land Institute and REFF Chicago. She is currently pursuing her MBA at Northwestern University – Kellogg School of Management.
Greystar is the largest operator of apartments in the United States, managing approximately 693,000 units/beds, and has a robust institutional investment management platform with approximately $35.5 billion of assets under management, including over $15 billion of assets under development.