MidwestCRE Working from home? Show us your space! March 30, 2020 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share via email Whitney Kannaka, director of marketing with Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois-based NAI Hiffman, tackles the day from her home office. The home office space -- complete with visual aids -- of Shelly Lankus, dispatch and customer service representative with Hickory Hills, Illinois-based Everest Management Group. A hot cup of coffee hits the spot at the home office of Jennifer Cook, new business development manager with Landscape Concepts Management in Grayslake, Illinois. Cats seem to be a focus here, so here's Tater Tot, the feline friend of Alissa Adler, senior vice president with Colliers International, warming up the printer in Adler's home office. William Ziemek Jr., executive for client relations with Rolling Meadows, Illinois-based BEAR Construction Company, gets a bit of help at his home office from his 4-year-old grandson and the big green guy himself, Godzilla. The home office -- and feline assistant -- of Patricia Muse, vice president with Grandbridge Real Estate Capital. Dan Benassi, principal with Entre Commercial Realty, is fortunate: His home office is currently in the Smoky Mountains in Gatlinburg, Tennesse, after an impromptu family road trip. As a local on a hiking trail told him, "Life here is all about social distancing!" Patricia Aluisi, executive vice president and chief operating officer with Chicago's MB Real Estate, takes a break to pose for a photo in her well-appointed home office. What's a home office without a bit of music? Here's the work-from-home space of Karoline Eigel, senior vice president and leasing broker with Chicago's MB Real Estate. Plenty of bears adorn the home office of Scott Kurinsky, executive vice president of Chicago's BEAR Construction Company. Noah Birk, principal with Chicago's Kiser Group, works with his two young assistants. As Birk says, "Having a 2-year-old personal assistant 'help' with every aspect of the day isn't quite as helpful as you'd think." Mike Lemon, managing director with District Capital in Detroit, relies on his lovely assistant Lucy to keep a smile on his face throughout the day. Kevin Kovachevich, principal with District Capital in Detroit, keeps abreast of the latest news at his home office. Amy Galvin, managing partner of Luxury Living Chicago, tackles her work while her daughter takes on remote learning. Heshel Mangel, business analyst with Cincinnati's Benchmark Consultants, enjoys a well-stocked home office. Previous Next If you’re working from home today, you’re far from alone. The big question? How are you adjusting to this shift from the work office to the home office? We can all use a bit of levity today. In that spirit, REjournals will be running photos of the home-office setups of CRE pros. We’ll let you know whenever a new photo comes in. And if you’d like to participate, send your home office photos to Mark Menzies at firstname.lastname@example.org.