MJ Zaring has joined Chicago-based Newcastle Limited as vice president of asset management. In her new position, Zaring will be part of Newcastle’s portfolio management team, where she will focus on strategic planning for the firm’s assets.
“MJ has a proven track record in analyzing, forecasting and guiding asset performance. She will help Newcastle realize the potential of its investments and maximize portfolio value,” said Gunner Schnowske, senior vice president of portfolio management at Newcastle Limited. “We are happy to have her on board as we navigate through these unprecedented times.”
Previously, Zaring served as vice president of residential acquisitions at CA Ventures, where she was responsible for sourcing and managing a pipeline of multifamily and mixed-use development opportunities across major U.S. markets. Prior to her role at CA Ventures, she was vice president of institutional multifamily investment sales with CBRE Chicago.
Zaring earned a BS from Vanderbilt University and holds an MBA from Georgetown University. She is involved with the Urban Land Institute (ULI) as an Executive Board Member of the Women’s Leadership Initiative and sits on the Programs Committee, is a new board member of Deborah’s Place, and is also a member of the Real Estate Finance Forum (REFF).