John Buck Company taps Charles Wagener to head Buck Management Group

Charles W. Wagener has joined the John Buck Company (JBC) in Chicago as principal and president of Buck Management Group, effective immediately. He will also serve as a board member of JBC.

“I’m absolutely delighted to rejoin this great organization, where I had such a great tenure early in my career,” said Wagener. “I have always been appreciative of the opportunity John Buck gave me then, which eventually allowed me to work with other great companies in the industry. I will utilize those learned experiences to support all his team is accomplishing at JBC.”

Wagener brings with him more than 30 years of experience in executive management, operations, property management and leasing, including a nine-year stint with JBC from 1988 to 1997. Most recently, Wagener held a leadership position with Lillibridge Healthcare Services, a closely held subsidiary of Ventas, after other leadership roles with Metropolis Investment Holdings, Equity Office Properties and Hines.