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Pine Tree Expands Team with Two New Hires

By October 13, 2016February 9th, 2020Front Page, Press Releases, Team

NORTHBROOK, Ill. (October 12, 2016) – Northbrook-based Pine Tree, LLC today announced the hiring of experienced property management professionals Nicole Geres and Jaclyn Swanson as senior property managers for the retail real estate company’s national shopping center portfolio. Both will be based in Pine Tree’s Northbrook, Illinois office.

“We are incredibly excited to welcome Nicole and Jaclyn to a growing Pine Tree team,” said Phil Spitz, Executive Vice President, Property Management and Accounting. “In addition to their extensive individual experience in property management, Nicole and Jaclyn both have the discipline, dedication, resourcefulness and customer-service focus that Pine Tree strives to give its stakeholders across its national portfolio of shopping centers.”

Before joining Pine Tree, Geres worked for a prominent Chicago-based developer as a property manager for several of their Illinois shopping centers. She is a graduate of Southern Illinois University with a BS in Aviation Flight and Management. Geres is a resident of Deerfield, Ill.

Prior to Pine Tree, Swanson worked for Barshop & Oles as a senior commercial property manager where she managed a 700,000-square-foot portfolio of grocery-anchored shopping centers in the Austin, Texas area. Her other experience includes working for Live Oak-Gottesman and Southwest Strategies Group. Swanson earned her BFA from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and her MBA in Finance from Syracuse University. Swanson is a resident of Northbrook, Ill.


About Pine Tree:
Pine Tree, LLC is a full-service real estate company specializing in retail based in Northbrook, Ill. Since its founding in 1995, Pine Tree has acquired and developed 91 properties with an aggregate value of over $1 billion. The company’s projects are located across the United States.

Press Contact:
Kasia Yuska
(800) 970-7392 or (520) 299-1000