LM Commercial Real Estate announced it has hired Amy Hall as senior vice president of Organization and People.
Hall has nearly 20 years of commercial real estate experience and will lead an aggressive expansion of the firm’s brokerage division in the Chicago area. In the new position, she will oversee recruitment of new brokers in the office, retail and industrial sectors, as well as training, performance management and strategic planning for the company.
Most recently, Hall was Senior Director of Local Leasing for GK Development, Inc., a retail ownership, management and development firm, based in Barrington, Ill. She led the local and specialty leasing, ancillary income, mall promotional marketing, and sponsorship initiatives for more than 6 million square feet of space across seven enclosed regional shopping centers and seven open air centers in nine states.
Hall also has a strong focus on professional development and continuing education. She has helped educate and train thousands of commercial real estate professionals over a nine-year period through her efforts with the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and development of inter-company training and programs.
She received the ICSC designation of CRX (Certified Retail Property Executive), CLS (Certified Leasing Specialist) and the SLD (Specialty Leasing Designation) and is a shopping center industry thought leader; actively participating in ICSC since 2005.
She is an instructor at the University of Shopping Centers Wharton School, as well as the John T. Riordan Schools for Retail Real Estate Professionals in Scottsdale and Miami. She was the co-chair for the first NOI+ conference and continues to sit on the planning committee for this ICSC conference, is a frequent moderator and panelist at various industry events, and was selected to serve as an ICSC Ambassador.
She also is a member of Women in Retail Leasing in Chicago, former board of director of the Women in Management – Fox Valley Chapter, on the board of directors of the Elgin Youth Symphony and president of the Philanthropic Educational Organization, Chapter MV, in Hinsdale.