The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee recently honored Greg Uhen, president and CEO of Milwaukee-based Eppstein Uhen Architects, with the 2008 Distinguished Alumnus Award. The award recognizes Uhen’s achievements in his professional career and civic involvement. Uhen graduated from the UWM School of Architecture and Urban Planning in 1981.
Ryan Persitza, a vice president at Brookfield-based NAI MLG Commercial, will be teaching the Real Estate Finance course in the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business during the summer semester at UWM. The Real Estate Finance course educates students on the mechanism of real estate finance, sources of funds, loan contracts, principles of mortgage risk analysis, and the role of government agencies in real estate finance. "As a UWM graduate, I am proud to be instructing future leaders in commercial real estate and finance," Persitza said.