Project Management Advisors (PMA) believes that relationships built on trust achieve optimal results. Whether we are managing the entire development of a multi-building campus or advising an investor in a real estate project, earning our client’s confidence is the first and most important step toward success.
Trust doesn’t just happen; it is earned. Integrity, fairness and diligence are among the qualities that we value most and are fundamental to our way of doing business, elemental to each day, each meeting and every email. These core principles guide our business and our teams:
With experience spanning nearly 30 years, PMA is a national firm with offices in Austin, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San Francisco and Orlando. We operate with a staff of 200, including over 120 project professionals with expertise in multiple disciplines to provide a 360-degree perspective on every assignment. Our skills are strengthened by our breadth of practical experience managing a broad range of projects across a wide range of industries. This experience has created a significant knowledge base that allows our team to consistently anticipate issues, understand potential impacts and provide proactive solutions.
We emphasize engendering trust with clients and stakeholders alike because we believe that project success depends not only on technical expertise, but on people - relationships, integrity, communication and collaboration.
We Get It.
- Agilent Technologies
- Carley Corporation
- Deltak edu
- Hewlett-Packard Company
- Hyatt Hotels Corporation
- Informatica Corporation
- Merlin Entertainments Group
- Physicians United Plan
- Polycom, Inc.
- Sterling Bay Companies
- Voxx International Corp.
- Anka Development
- Core Campus Communities
- Draper and Kramer
- Golub Real Estate Corp.
- Mercy Housing
- PNC Realty Advisors
- UDR, Inc.
- Urban West Associates of San Diego
Not For Profit
- Archdiocese of Chicago
- Archdiocese of San Francisco
- Diocese of Orlando
- Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago
- La Rabida Children’s Hospital
- St. Josaphat Parish
- The Old Globe
- The Rock Church
- Unity Temple Restoration Foundation
- Youth & Opportunity United, Inc. (Y.O.U.)
Life Sciences & Healthcare
- Amgen, Inc.
- BioMarin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
- Exelixis, Inc.
- Genentech, Inc.
- Healthpeak Properties Inc.
- Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
- La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology
- Pfizer Global Research & Development
- Salk Institute for Biological Studies
- Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine
- Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute
- Scripps Health
- Shire Regenerative Medicine
- Takeda Pharmaceuticals
- City of Des Plaines, Illinois
- City of Lake Forest, Illinois
- County of San Diego
- Park District of Oak Park
- Unified Port of San Diego
- Village of Oak Park, Illinois
- Village of Tinley Park, Illinois
- Wisconsin Department of Transportation
- California Polytechnic State University
- California State University
- Chicago International Charter School
- Francis W. Parker School, Chicago
- Ida Crown Jewish Academy
- Knox College
- Lycee Francais
- National University
- North Shore School District
- Point Loma Nazarene University
- Rasmussen College
- San Diego Community College District
- Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
- University of California San Diego
J. Michael Tracy
J. Michael Tracy
Chairman, San Diego
As one of PMA’s three founding principals, Mike believes that people define the PMA experience. He takes pride in the firm’s ability to attract and retain great people - people who are curious, who challenge themselves and who understand that collaboration isn’t just a word on our website, but is the very essence of how we do business.
Mike’s experience in real estate development spans over 40 years and includes a broad range of complex projects across the US. A talented problem solver, Mike’s capacity for bold thinking and innovation are his hallmarks. He is expert at building consensus among disparate, multi-disciplinary teams to achieve client goals, and forming alliances to grow and expand the firm’s business. Mike applies his experience and knowledge to delivering consulting services to multiple clients and varied project types, and serves as the principal contact and delivery strategist for a large multi-family REIT client with a national portfolio. Mike holds a Bachelor of Arts and Economics from Knox College in Illinois.
President and CEO
President and CEO, AIA, LEED AP, Chicago
Roger believes that clients value PMA’s willingness and ability to deliver timely, accurate information and advice, even when it's not the easy road to take. He is gratified by the personal growth and success of others in the firm, especially those who have developed from entry level team members to become key leaders on large, complicated projects.
Roger is responsible for operations and service delivery across the firm, project planning and staffing, client relations, and business development. As a key member of the executive team, he works in tandem with other executive members directing firm-wide operations and financial activities, implementing project management systems and procedures, and establishing corporate policies to advance the strategic goals of the firm. Highly regarded for his natural team leadership and consensus-building ability, Roger’s portfolio of experience is diverse, amassed over his 25+ years of experience in project management and owner representation, including projects in higher education, K-12, multi-family residential, corporate office, non-for-profit, retail, and municipal sectors. Roger holds a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from Iowa State University.
Western Regional President
Western Regional President, LEED AP, San Diego
Ken believes that PMA’s commitment to collaboration is evidenced by the firm’s ability to successfully deliver complex projects coordinated among large multi-disciplined project teams, while keeping an open mind and clear focus on client objectives.
Ken brings 30+ years of industry experience in project management and owner representation to his role Managing West Coast operations, with specific expertise of the unique facilities requirements of the biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and healthcare industry. Under his leadership and supported by a team of multi-disciplined professionals with experience in a wide array of project types, PMA is recognized throughout the Southern California market as a top-tier provider of project management consulting for individual, developer, and investor clients from a diversity of industries, including life sciences, higher education, corporate, hospitality, and residential. Ken holds a Masters of Business Administration in Finance from San Diego State University and a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.
Eastern Regional President
Eastern Regional President, LEED AP, Chicago
Since joining PMA, Andy has embraced the firm’s core values as the foundation of both effective client communication and service. He believes that PMA’s ability to seamlessly align with a client’s business and project goals provides peace of mind that PMA is their absolute owner advocate.
Andy is a demonstrated leader with experience managing diverse project teams for a wide variety of product types. He currently manages the operations and delivery of services for the firm’s Eastern US locations and plays an integral role in the growth of the firm’s business. Andy is instrumental in the professional growth and mentoring of project staff, brings a consistent leadership style to both internal and external project teams, and is a leading voice in support of strengthening and enhancing internal operations. Andy holds a Master of Architecture in Real Estate Finance & Construction Management Concentration and a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Executive Vice President
Executive Vice President, LEED AP, San Francisco
Bernie believes our clients value PMA’s priority to understand and embrace their unique situations and cultural environments and tailor our services and support accordingly.
Bernie provides program management for a large life sciences and healthcare REIT, focusing on both portfolio administration and project-specific oversight. His experience managing portfolios for various Fortune 500 Companies allows him to strategically plan and execute projects and effectively manage large project teams. Bernie holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Master of Science in Engineering Management from Santa Clara University.
Executive Vice President and General Manager, Orlando
Executive Vice President and General Manager, Orlando, LEED AP, PMP
Leon finds that clients most value PMA’s uncommon courage and strategic thinking for solving project challenges, results that can be credited to the firm’s culture of independent thinking and empowerment of its employees.
Leon has more than 15 years of experience in the development and construction industry with a portfolio that includes a wide variety of projects for hospitality, commercial office, industrial, biomedical research, retail, religious facilities and residential development. Leon manages the operations of the Orlando office, assembles and leads project teams to achieve client goals, and develops relationships to expand the firm’s business throughout the Southeast region. His market knowledge and business development skills have contributed to the growth and diversification of the PMA portfolio in the region. Leon holds a Master of Business Administration from Florida Atlantic University and a Bachelor of Science in Building Construction from the University of Florida.
Executive Vice President and General Manager, San Francisco
Executive Vice President and General Manager, San Francisco
Allison believes that clients value PMA’s objectivity above all else. As General Manager of the San Francisco office, her top priority is protecting client interests by challenging all project partners to deliver their best work.
Allison plays a key role in the strategic growth of the office, working closely with firm leadership on all aspects of service delivery, client relations, staff mentoring and development, resource planning, and office operations. Experience with many project types including luxury high-rise apartment and condominium buildings, mixed-use commercial and office properties as well as various educational facilities and campuses strengthens her leadership of people and project teams. Allison holds a Bachelor of Science from Ohio State University and a Master of Architecture from University of California at Berkeley.
Executive Vice President and National Residential Sector Leader
Executive Vice President and National Residential Sector Leader, LEED AP, Chicago
As a former developer client of PMA, Omar appreciates PMA’s ability to proactively mitigate investment risk through market-based experience and decisive execution.
Omar is a senior executive with over 15 years of real estate development experience. He leads PMA teams to evaluate market opportunities and develop strategies to help expand the firm’s portfolio both locally and on a national level. He has managed real estate development projects exceeding a total of $1.5 billion in project value and over 5 million square feet. Omar has a Master of Business Administration, Real Estate Investments & Finance from DePaul University and a Bachelor of Science, Civil & Environmental Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Vice President and General Manager, Austin
Vice President and General Manager, Austin, LEED AP BD+C
Ross values PMA's commitment to helping clients navigate complex projects and believes it is what sets PMA apart in today's market. He values the diversity of individual experience and expertise within PMA that, when fused in a team, creates unmatched collaboration and a collective perspective.
With over 20 years of experience overseeing development and construction projects for Fortune 500 companies and non-profit organizations, Ross has built a reputation as a respected trusted advisor to clients, owners, designers, and contractors. As General Manager of the Austin office, he guides project teams through complexities and challenges by building effective teams that skillfully manage risk and navigate uncertainty from start to finish. Ross holds a Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering Management from Purdue University.
Vice President and General Manager, San Diego
Vice President and General Manager, San Diego, LEED AP
With experience as both an owner and owner’s representative, Andy values the collective, lasting relationships and trust that the firm actively builds with each client. He is focused on delivering successful results by minimizing risks.
Andy has over 25 years of experience in planning, design and delivery of capital projects and improvements for a wide variety of markets and product types. He is a leader with exceptional technical skills and specific expertise in capital improvement planning, project management, agency coordination and alternative project delivery methods. Andy holds a Master of Architecture and Master of Business Administration, as well as a Bachelor in Science, from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Vice President, South San Francisco
Marina values the firm’s integrity and collaborative curiosity that empowers her to deliver effective solutions to fit client's complex projects. She believes that these values have cultivated the honest and transparent culture that clients appreciate.
Marina has 15 years of experience with a background in architecture and city planning, specifically housing and urban design. She has developed an expertise in consensus building with multiple stakeholders on challenging projects for large technology clients. Marina holds a Bachelors of Science in Architecture from University of Virigina, as well as a Masters of Architecture and a Masters of City Planning from University of California, Berkeley.
Vice President, San Francisco
Nick believes clients most appreciate the peace of mind they receive knowing that PMA is focused on mitigating risk in their projects through thoughtful foresight and critical thinking. He also feels that PMA teams further distinguish themselves by using their industry experience and wisdom to advise clients of strategies for maximizing project value.
With deep architecture, project management, finance and construction experience, Nick skillfully initiates and manages projects throughout planning, design and construction. His portfolio includes ground-up new construction, tenant improvements, and renovations of commercial and tech office space, financial operations, and retail banking facilities. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Iowa State University.
Vice President, AIA, San Francisco
Jerry believes that clients choose PMA because they value the firm’s rigorous strategic approach, based on deep technical knowledge and broad industry experience. Equally important to clients is the firm’s unique management approach which reflects its commitment to honesty, transparency and mutual accountability that leads to progressive, successful outcomes.
As a practiced professional with 25 years of experience as an architect and owner’s representative, Jerry’s portfolio includes complex projects for corporate, commercial, government, higher education and institutional clients. He brings design expertise and collaboration to his role leading large multi-disciplined teams through planning to occupancy for a large life sciences REIT client. Jerry holds a Master of Architecture from Tulane University in Louisiana and a Bachelor of Fine Art from the School of The Art Institute of Chicago in Illinois. He also is a licensed Architect in Illinois, Colorado, North Carolina, and Massachusetts.
Vice President Talent Management
Vice President Talent Management, Chicago
Sonia believes that her colleagues are attracted to PMA for the same qualities that initially drew her - an opportunity to work with exceptional people of high integrity and professionalism who enjoy collaborating with clients and teams in order to build stellar projects.
Sonia has over 40 years of experience in business administration, serving in roles of increasing responsibility and executive capacity for notable Chicago-based consulting and design firms. As a core member of PMA’s senior leadership team, Sonia helps shape the high caliber of the firm’s workforce by recruiting professionals with relevant experience and exceptional talent. She collaborates with leadership to retain and recruit top talent so the firm can continue to provide clients with high-level professional expertise and experience. Sonia holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Clark University in Massachusetts.
Vice President Human Resources
Vice President Human Resources, Chicago
Doug values the firm's committment to our foundational core values and espousing a purpose-driven culture that inspires leadership, employee engagement and establishing trust and credibility in relationships with clients, colleagues and stakeholders.
As PMA's VP of Human Resources, Doug leads a comprehensive talent strategy to support the firm’s business imperatives and growth initiatives by ensuring that our people achieve their full potential. He is focused on engaging great people who deliver exceptional client service to establish PMA as the employer of choice within the real estate consulting industry. Doug holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Michigan State University, and is a registered Certified Public Accountant in the State of Illinois. He is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management and the Human Resource Management Association of Chicago.
B. Timothy Desmond
Senior Vice President
B. Timothy Desmond
Senior Vice President, AIA, Chicago
B. Timothy Desmond has joined PMA as a Senior Vice President. He brings more than 35 years of experience in the real estate development industry to his new role, and will be working closely with senior leadership to build on current relationships and expand the firm’s network of business opportunities. Timothy’s portfolio includes commercial office, hospitality, convention, land development, and high rise luxury condominium residential development ranging from $70M to more than $800M
Vice President, LEED BD+C, San Diego
Adam believes that firm's greatest strength is their ability to understand client needs and PMA's approach for the smoothest possible project delivery. He particularly values cultivating client relationships and building a mutual trust along the way.
Adam is a leader in life sciences and healthcare, contributing to notable complex projects and cutting edge research labs. He applies his technical expertise and collaborative approach to build high performing teams and maximize owner value. Located in Phoenix, Arizona, he is expanding PMA's presence into the local market. Adam has a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management from Arizona State University.
Vice President of Core Services
Vice President of Core Services, P.E., LEED AP, San Diego
Ted believes that PMA differentiates itself in the marketplace by being true to its core values. Clients recognize this, and value PMA’s commitment to understanding their needs and motivations.
Ted’s experience in management, consulting, and engineering encompasses all phases of real estate development and spans more than 20 years. His portfolio includes a broad range of product types that range from hospitality, commercial and education to large-scale infrastructure and complex redevelopment projects for clients in the United States and the United Kingdom. He serves an integral role overseeing the delivery of services and managing relations with several key PMA clients, including a large European entertainment company, a multi-family REIT client with a national portfolio, and a county government client. Ted holds a Master of Science in Construction and Engineering Management from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. He is also a California registered Professional Civil Engineer.
Director of Innovation
Director of Innovation, P.E.
Danny is a firm believer in the transformative power of technology and appreciates that PMA embraces and fosters the practice of exploring new ideas and challenging conventional boundaries. He enjoys the company’s collaborative work environment, where open and honest communications drive the team's ability to overcome obstacles and implement value-add innovation into project solutions.
Danny has honed his expertise over more than 16 years managing all aspects of project planning and delivery from corporate interiors to commercial master developments. His experience ranges from multiple international assignments for the United States Air Force to founding his own drone surveillance company and running a project management practice for a global real estate firm. His current focus on innovation involves exploring and implementing technological advancements across the business for a meaningful long-term impact on business growth. Danny holds a Master of Business Administration and Management from Webster University in St. Louis, and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Northern Arizona University.
Vice President Finance
Vice President Finance, Chicago
Jason values PMA’s focus on best outcomes, commitment to collaboration, and encouraging intellectual curiosity.
With over 20 years of experience in the finance industry, he has successfully transformed finance functions by developing and motivating teams, committing to continuous process improvement, and employing financial systems. Jason holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Roosevelt University, a Masters of Business Administration with a focus in Finance from DePaul University, and is a Certified Public Accountant in Illinois.
Vice President and General Manager, Los Angeles
Vice President and General Manager, Los Angeles, LEED® AP
Sonnet values the firm’s intelligence, integrity and trust that cultivates creative relationships with both clients and colleagues. She believes these key values result in exceptional project outcomes and advanced solutions for the client.
As the General Manager of the Los Angeles office, Sonnet plays a key role in the tactical growth of the office with her ability to lead with influence and mentor her team. With over 20 years of experience, Sonnet has built a reputation as a strategic and creative thinker and industry leader. Prior to PMA, Sonnet was the Vice President of Design and Construction at NBC Universal where she was responsible for overseeing all design, development, construction, and related capital planning at the iconic 400+ acre lot and DreamWork’s West Coast Studio Operation. Sonnet holds a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Southern California.
Vice President, Los Angeles
Josh believes that each PMA team member's diverse experiences come together to foster our firm's ability to navigate complex projects, instilling a level of trust that allows us to seamlessly integrate with clients.
With over 20 years of experience, Josh confronts project challenges head-on, providing inventive solutions to achieve effective results. He promotes strong communication and builds trust among teams through talent identification, development, and management with a focus on residential, retail, and commercial projects. Josh holds a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Design from San Diego State University and completed the Executive Leadership Program at the Anderson Graduate School of Management at University of California, Los Angeles.
Vice President & National Healthcare Sector Leader
Vice President & National Healthcare Sector Leader, AIA, NCARB, ACHA, Chicago
Doug’s relationship with PMA began when he served as a healthcare designer at La Rabida Children’s Hospital and Research Center, where he witnessed the strong collaboration and enthusiasm that guides the practice of the firm every day. Doug was drawn to PMA’s people and the level of intellectual curiosity that cultivates creative solutions for the client and ultimately a successful project outcome.
Doug is a respected leader in the healthcare industry with over 40 years of experience in complex, large scale new/renovated healthcare projects, demonstrating his skills as a designer, educator and researcher. He will lend his expertise in healthcare planning, design, construction and regulatory compliance to PMA’s growing roster of healthcare clients and position the firm to serve the evolving needs of healthcare developments now and well into the future. Doug holds a Masters of Architecture and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Detroit/Mercy in Detroit, Michigan.
Vice President & National Hospitality Sector Leader
Vice President & National Hospitality Sector Leader, LEED AP, Orlando
Mark has over 20 years of experience in the real estate industry with expertise managing the entire spectrum of the development process.
His background includes involvement in the hospitality, commercial, residential, themed entertainment and education sectors. A natural leader, he shares his skill and knowledge to provide both guidance and support to project team members. Mark holds a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Florida.
Vice President, AIA, New York
Mike is energized by the passion and values of the people and leadership at PMA. He believes clients are impressed by how the firm is able to integrate culture and process so seamlessly with the clients to become one team.
Mike is an instrumental leader in growing PMA’s presence in the New York market, helping a Fortune 100 tech client expand their footprint in that region. Prior to his move to New York, Mike worked in PMA’s Chicago headquarters cultivating relationship and delivering successful projects. Mike’s experience in the commercial real estate industry spans sectors including retail, hospitality, industrial, commercial and multifamily. Mike holds a Master of Science in Project Management from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
Vice President, LEED AP, CHC, Orlando
Glenn identifies with PMA's culture and is driven by the level of professionalism the firm exhibits. He values the way PMA empowers teams to collaboratively tackle complex project challenges by leveraging the depth and variety of their experience.
With over 30 years of construction and project management experience, focusing on the healthcare industry, Glenn leverages his technical background, critical thinking, and analytical skills to strategically position projects and clients for success. Glenn is the client lead for one of the largest healthcare systems in Central Florida. He has a Bachelor of Building Construction from the University of Florida in Gainesville.
Vice President, Orlando
Keith values PMA's dedication to finding and retaining talented individuals who are committed to helping clients navigate complex project challenges, ultimately driving projects to success.
Keith has over two decades of experience in project management and development for healthcare and research facilities. He combines his technical aptitude and industry knowledge to provide clients with strategic guidance to optimize project outcomes. Keith is located in Tampa, expanding our presence throughout the Central Florida market and growing the firm’s national healthcare team. He has a Bachelor of Science in Building Construction from the University of Florida, Gainesville.
Vice President, LEED AP, San Diego
Melissa values PMA's culture of collaboration within the company, and with the entire project team, since this is key to navigating complex projects and providing the best outcomes for our clients.
Melissa has over 20 years of experience in project management and real estate development. She is the primary team leader for key life science clients. With a background in engineering and management, she has the technical expertise to manage details of complex projects while still maintaining a big picture view to provide strategic guidance to owners. Melissa holds a Master of Science in Engineering and Management from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering from the United States Naval Academy.
Vice President, AIA, LEED AP, San Francisco
Tom values the naturally collaborative approach that defines the PMA experience. Working with smart, conscientious, engaging team members with a wide variety of professional experiences brought him to PMA and, clients tell him, its what they value most as well.
With over 30 years of experience, Tom has built a reputation for managing highly complex projects, particularly in technically savvy environments. As the team leader for a large utility client and a multinational technology company, he applies his extensive technical and architectural design expertise to these clients’ most challenging project demands to deliver innovative efficiencies while fulfilling project goals. Tom holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Cincinnati in Ohio and is a California licensed Architect.
Vice President, AIA, Chicago
Alice believes that clients value PMA’s ability to provide broad industry perspective, insight and critical thinking while also achieving technical and process control to successfully manage risk.
As a results-driven professional with 40+ years of diverse real estate industry experience, Alice’s portfolio includes a broad array of project types with development and design complexity and high performance demands, including residential multi-family, transit oriented mixed-use, biotechnology research and development, commercial office, and industrial development. She brings a broad level of development expertise and strong leadership skills to her role as a senior team leader for a large, multi-family REIT client with a national portfolio. Alice holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and is a member of the American Institute of Architects.
Vice President and General Manager, New York
Vice President and General Manager, New York
Joshua values PMA's underlying belief that collaborative relationships achieve results and our dedication to fostering those relationships.
Joshua has over 30 years of experience managing significant healthcare, research, and university capital programs and projects in the New York metropolitan area. Joshua joined PMA as Vice President & General Manager, New York, via the acquisition of LPE Management Services, to lead PMA’s new team in New York as part of a strategic expansion. He leads new business development efforts, mentorship, client relations, and overall service delivery. Prior to founding LPE in 2007, Josh was a founding member of Rand Engineering and LPE Engineering.
Steve values PMA’s collaborative atmosphere and spirit of integrity as the company strives together toward a common goal of establishing trust with clients, working closely to make their vision a reality, and consistently delivering outstanding projects.
Steve Ruggiero has over 38 years of experience in the construction industry working for some of the largest developers in New York City. He has managed a variety of high-end projects valued at over 3.5 billion dollars including large hotels, mixed-use, complicated alterations, residential buildings, restoration of historical and landmark structures, airport and private school expansions, as well as commercial construction. Steve specializes in navigating complex projects by bringing a high level of expertise to understanding client objectives, organizing project teams and building consensus to meet the project goals. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management and Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.
G. Matthew Silvers
G. Matthew Silvers
Vice President, Austin
Initially affiliated with a client of PMA, Matt values the company’s proactive approach and ability to think like an “owner.” He also admires PMA’s commitment to its clients and the collective power of its combined industry experience.
Matt has over 25 years of transactional, development and legal experience in the real estate industry. With a strong design and development skillset, as well as a results-driven orientation, he has a proven track record of delivering successful projects and completing complex transactions. Matt utilizes his deep experience and ownership-focus to drive projects from design through closeout and is regarded for his ability to cultivate and maintain meaningful long-term relationships. His portfolio includes retail, entertainment, mixed-use and residential projects. Prior to PMA, Matt was the managing principal at a highly regarded real estate consultancy specializing in complex in-fill transactions and development projects, designing and executing corporate roll-out programs, as well as investment and development opportunity sourcing. Matt has a Juris Doctor from Tulane Law School and a Bachelor of Art from Tulane University. He is also an Illinois Licensed Managing Real Estate Broker.
Vice President Marketing
Vice President Marketing, Chicago
Jill values the firm’s commitment to fostering a collaborative culture that empowers team members at all levels. She believes PMA is set apart in the industry by its authentic focus on building relationships that are grounded in mutual respect and trust.
Jill has over 25 years of experience in professional services marketing in the real estate industry. She oversees the firm’s marketing and communications strategies and programs, develops and implements marketing procedures, collaborates on business development efforts and operational initiatives, and manages the activities of the corporate marketing team. Working with internal and external teams, she directs the development of a wide range of activities while maintaining the firm’s brand identity in areas including firm credentials, email marketing, website content, photography, proposals, presentations, internal communications, technology platforms, promotions, corporate events, public relations and social media. Jill holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from DePaul University in Illinois.
Vice President, Orlando
Robert appreciates the value the firm places on employee confidence, cultivating self-assuredness and personal integrity among all staff. Passionate about the building industry, Robert brings not only experience but a contagious enthusiasm to the company.
With over 40 years of professional experience, Robert has a diverse background in residential, commercial and mixed-use development, design and construction management. Robert’s vast portfolio includes owner representation for new construction of all client types with a focus on commercial office buildings, medical facilities and hospitality. As a leader, his strong philosophy of focusing energy on being a positive team member contributes to his success as a manager of critical project groups. Robert earned a Bachelor of Building Construction from Auburn University in Alabama.
Vice President and General Manager, Chicago
Vice President and General Manager, Chicago, LEED AP
Jeff Identifies with PMA's commitment to integrity and collaborative culture, core values that translate into action and outcomes that clients value highly.
As General Manager of the Chicago office, Jeff manages service delivery to achieve client goals, leads project teams, contributes to the firm's overall strategy and policy, and cultivates trust-based relationships to expand the firm's business. He has broad industry experience and is a proven leader in Investor Representation for complex development projects. Jeff holds a Master of Architecture, Master of Business Administration, and a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Vice President, LEED® Green Associate, Chicago
Jeff values the firm’s commitment to fairness and integrity, and appreciates the open and honest environment that it fosters in the office and among project team members. He believes clients value PMA’s absolute advocacy to act in their best interest at all times.
Jeff brings 20 years of experience in real estate development and owner representation to his role as a senior PMA team member. He has managed the planning, design and construction activities for a diverse range of commercial, residential and institutional real estate and building projects and plays a key role in the delivery of the firm’s services to an expanding client base.
As the relationship lead for a national multi-family residential developer, Jeff collaborates with the client’s internal staff and teams of design, construction, and engineering professionals throughout the development process to deliver projects that meet client goals and add value to their portfolio. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science in Advanced Technical Studies from Southern Illinois University.