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Andrew Wilson

Monday, July 11, 2016

Andrew Wilson is a seasoned real estate executive capable of assembling teams and directing large and complex mixed use projects. Over the last 20 years, Mr. Wilson has executed the leasing, financing, development, and disposition of retail, hospitality, and residential assets for both major real estate companies and high net worth family offices. He is leaning into the retail space while others are leaning out. He is passionate about place making and takes the time to study the markets he works in.

Andrew is the founder of AW Asset Management Services and has been working in Chicago with Miller Capital, a pension fund advisor and core partner of the California Public Retirement System(CalPers) since 2013. His current responsibilities are for the development of shopping mall mixed use developments in first and second tier cities throughout the United States. He has completed large mixed use development projects for major retail/entertainment developments that include office, hotel, and residential with emphasis on connectivity using public spaces, art, sculpture, and water features in Charleston, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Huntsville.

He previously served as a Director of Development for General Growth Properties, now Brookfield Properties. In this capacity, his responsibilities were to investigate, research, and implement mixed use densification opportunities on a 28 mall West Coast portfolio.

Andrew is a graduate of Miami University in Ohio with a BA in Political Science and Spanish. He also has an MBA with a Real Estate Finance Concentration from DePaul University. Andrew has been involved with ULI, ICSC, and the Eisenberg Foundation for over ten years and previously served as a board member of the DePaul Real Estate Alumni Association and the Real Estate Investment Association. In his spare time, he likes to play basketball and explore the outdoors on his bike with his wife and kids.