NAIOP Wisconsin Leadership Awards, designed to honor individuals who have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment and dedication to the chapter and its mission, were presented to Jerold Franke, president of Wispark LLC, and Mark Irgens, president and managing member of Irgens Development Partners. Both are credited with introducing NAIOP to the Milwaukee market and helping launch the chapter in 2003.
A second award honoring an individual for excellence in leadership on a critical issue related to commercial real estate and economic development in Wisconsin was awarded to J. Michael Mooney, chairman of NAI MLG Commercial. The award recognizes Mooney for his actions that have had a direct and positive impact on the industry.
NAIOP’s Wisconsin chapter also announced the members of its 2010 Board of Directors. They are: David Jorgensen of VJS Development serving as president, president-elect Shawn Cavin of Bank Mutual, Neal Driscoll of Liberty Property Trust as treasurer, Brett West of Kahler Slater/West Development as secretary, Tom Bernacchi of Towne Investments and Dave Domres of Irgens Development Partners as two past presidents. Directors include Scott Langlois of Quarles and Brady, Jim Parks of Berghammer Construction, Deborah Tomczyk of Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren, Todd Rizzo of Wispark LLC, Peter Ginn of Hendricks Development Group, Gregory Kost of Told Development, Lyle Landowski of Inland Companies, Jim Sedgwick of VJS Development, Greg Walz of Northwestern Investment Management Company and Richard Lincoln of the Mandel Group.
Brookfield-based Shorewest Realtors added Jenny Wiencek as a sales associate its Oconomowoc office and Robert Leverenz as a sales associate in its Burlington office.