Mesirow Financial expands sale-leaseback team with appointment of Zach Fox

Mesirow Financial announced that Zach Fox has joined the firm’s sale-leaseback capital group as a vice president. In this new position, which is based in Chicago, Fox will focus on new business development and client management, leveraging his extensive industry expertise and long-standing relationships to further enhance Mesirow Financial’s position as a nationally recognized leader of sale-leaseback capital.

“I am thrilled to join the sale-leaseback capital team at Mesirow Financial,” Fox said. “The firm is well-known for its independence, judgment and client-centric focus. I look forward to building upon these qualities and contributing to the firm’s continued success.”

Fox joins Mesirow Financial from Transwestern Commercial Services, where he served as co-head of the Chicago suburban agency leasing team. Over the course of his 11-year real-estate services career, he has completed over 500 transactions consisting of more than 4 million square feet with a gross aggregate value of $500 million.

“Zach is a highly experienced real estate finance professional who will serve as an important addition to our team as we continue to grow our business,” said Doug Barker, senior managing director of Mesirow Financial’s sale-leaseback capital group. “His extensive business development experience and in-depth knowledge of real estate augments our practice and will enable us to continue fostering new relationships.”

Fox earned a B.A. from DePaul University. He holds an Illinois Real Estate Broker License.