Susan Tjarksen - Cushman & Wakefield

Susan Tjarksen

Managing Director

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    225 W Wacker
    3000
    Chicago, IL 60606
    United States

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Profile

Susan Tjarksen co-founded KIG CRE in 2015, which was acquired by Cushman & Wakefield in 2018. She has more than 30 years of real estate experience working with both private and public investment institutions throughout the country.

Prior to brokerage, Susan was a leader in apartment and mixed-use development, having planned, built, designed, financed and delivered projects totaling more than $3.5 billion in revenue. She has also successfully developed and sold 12,000 residential units, 2,500 hotel rooms and more than 2 million square feet of retail and office space.

Education

  • Bachelor of Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Master of Finance, Essex University

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Awards & Associations

  • National Multifamily Housing Council
  • Forbes Real Estate Council
  • Roosevelt University’s MBIRE Advisory Board
  • Lincoln Park Builders Club of Chicago