Michigan’s Schostak Brothers names COO

Livonia Michigan-based Schostak Brothers & Company recently hired Thomas Litzler as executive vice president and chief operating officer.

In this role, Litzler will be responsible for overseeing all day-to-day operations for leasing and asset management for a portfolio of retail and office properties throughout the United States. With more than 30 years of experience in a variety of leadership positions, Litzler is proficient with a range of property types, including land, office and retail.

Before joining Schostak Brothers & Company, Litzler served as president of the Midwest for Brixmor Property Group Inc., where he oversaw leasing, legal, property management, construction and redevelopment of 29 million square feet and 170 centers. Prior to this position, he held several vice president roles at notable companies, including Ramco Gershenson Properties Trust, Inc., New Plan Excel Realty Trust and A&P (Farmer Jack, Kohl’s and Sav-A Center Divisions), and has also operated his own development and brokerage operations.