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Casey Gilchrist

Casey Gilchrist joined the Greater Phoenix Economic Council in January of 2022 as the Senior Director of International Business Development. Casey has a decade of experience in the economic development industry, having first started in Chesapeake, Virginia where she specialized in domestic and international business attraction. In 2020, she joined the City of Richmond, Virginia’s […]


Ethan Penner

Ethan Penner is an innovator and philosopher who has always been drawn to creating businesses that can bring solutions to large voids.  He has been a leader in the US real estate finance industry for more than three decades and is broadly credited with being the primary driver in the creation of the Commercial Mortgage-Backed […]


Mathew A. Wyman

Matt’s practice focuses on the areas of joint ventures, including limited liability companies, partnerships, and incentive development management agreements, acquisitions and dispositions, entity and project level finance, merger and acquisition transactions, workouts, and entity restructuring. Matt has been practicing law with Cox Castle since 1986. Over that period, he has worked on just about every […]


Kirstin Brodict

Kirstin leads JLL’s Industrial Project and Development Services business in the Midwest. Consulting for a diverse portfolio of clients, she is responsible for assembling market-leading project teams and creating custom solutions for each client’s unique needs.  She is involved throughout the entire project development process, from early strategic planning through design, construction, and closeout. By […]


Jeremy Griffin

Mr. Griffin is a Managing Director in the Investment Management team and leads Rialto’s acquisition & asset management activities on the West Coast.  Since joining Rialto Capital Management, LLC in 2011, Mr. Griffin has been involved in over $3 billion of direct real estate investments and financings across all property types. In addition to his […]


Steve Livaditis

Steven Livaditis is currently a Senior Vice President with CBRE, Inc. joining the firm in July 2000. Mr. Livaditis is a native Chicagoan and brings an insider’s perspective and invaluable understanding to his position. Mr. Livaditis has completed over 300 transactions, totaling over 20 million square feet. Mr. Livaditis has established himself as a preeminent […]


Maria Alexakis

Maria Alexakis is a Managing Director and Group Head in the CIBC US Commercial Real Estate Group. She leads a team responsible for executing CIBC’s relationship banking strategy with dynamic and growing middle market companies in the commercial real estate industry. Her direct responsibilities include business development and relationship management, generating new commercial real estate […]