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Robert Gintoft, SIOR, EDFP

Vice President of Industrial & Investment Real Estate,
Ogden & Company

Contact Details

Ogden & Company
1665 N. Water Street
Milwaukee, WI
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Phone: (414) 270.4155

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Accreditations

  • 7 Seminars for Econ. Dev. Professionals (EDP) certified by National Development Council of NY, 4 Seminars with Corporate Real Estate Solutions Training (CREST) by NAI Global of Princeton, NJ, Brownfields Redevelopment Seminar by International Economic Development Council (IEDC), Economic Development Marketing & Attraction Seminar by International Econ. Dev. Council (IEDC), Workforce Development Seminar by International Economic Development Council (IEDC), Elected & reelected President of Wauwatosa Economic Development Corporation & Chair of CDBG ‘03 Committee that reviews & awards $325,000 of Community Development Block Grants annually –2010-14, Elected & Reelected President (7 Times)/ Past Interim Executive Director 3 times/ Current Secretary of RIVERWORKS Development Corp., a private/public development collaboration that replaced the loss of American Motors Corp’s 425 jobs and had attracted over $35 Million of new tax base in what was Milwaukee’s highest crime rated/ lowest income area –1996–2003. Current Officer & Chair-RE Dev.Com.

Education

  • M.S. – Urban Affairs (Interdisciplinary Program including: Planning & Land Use; Comm. Dev.; Design; Politics; History; Transportation; Anthropolofy; & Computer Applications) Univ. of WI – Milwaukee Graduate Teaching Assistant - Dept. of Urban Affairs – taught graduate computer programming lab, B.A. – University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee & Dominican College of Racine - Semester Abroad (@ Univ. of London’s School of Economics through Dominican College)

Achievements

  • 2010 – Elite Performer Award by NAI Global for Transaction over $67 Million as agent for USPS, 2007 – Outstanding Leadership & Dedication by the Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS’ (SIOR) – WI Chapter (Doubled Membership & Created a $55,000 Scholarship Fund at UW-M), 2006 – Industrial Real Estate Transaction of the Year by the Business Journal Serving Greater Milwaukee and by Commercial Assn. of REALTORs – Wisconsin (CARW) - Sale/Leaseback in Grafton, 2005 – Life Time Achievement Award by the Board of RIVERWORKS Development Corporation of Milwaukee (Initiating it, Past President 7+ years, & Interim Executive Director 3 times), 2004 – Industrial Real Estate Deal of the Year – Runner Up by the Commercial Association of REALTORS – Wisconsin (CARW) (Listing/ Selling challenged 350,000 SF outmoded inner-city plant), 2000 - CUED* - Major Cities Gold Award- Most Creative Private/Public Economic Dev. Partnership, 2014 - Founder & Steward of State's Most Successful Private-Public Economic Development Collaborations by Wisconsin Economic Development Assn. (WEDA)

Areas Of Practice

  • Brokerage Management
  • Consulting
  • Corporate Services
  • Distribution & Logistics
  • Investments
  • Landlord
  • Sale/Leasing
  • Tenant Representation

Bio

I. 30+ Years as Commercial Real Estate Broker (SIOR Industrial Specialist Since 1992)
1. Mallory Properties – Exec. Vice-President of Leasing, Property Management/ Redevelopment - 6 months
2. NAI MLG Commercial – Sen. V-P Industrial/ Corporate Real Estate Solutions Team (CREST) - 13 Years
3. Colliers /Barry Company – Vice-President of Special Projects -10 years
4. Robert A. Polacheck Co. – Industrial Sales/Leasing - 3 years
Clients: Chrysler Corp.; Trek; US Postal Service; Campbell’s Soup; Seneca Foods; Regal-Beloit Corp.; Quad Graphics; Koch Properties; Marquette Medical; Lennar Partners; U.S. Dept of Labor; Redevelopment Authority City of MKE; Parts Now!; U.S. Oil; KI; Seneca Foods; ReliaStar Investments; Associated Bank; Cummins; Milwaukee Electronics; Conrad Schmitt Studios; Schneider Electric; Schneider National; Mallory Properties; City of Green Lake; Henri's Food Products; PNC Bank; Johnson Controls, Inc.; and Chiquita Processed Foods

II. AWARDS
A. 2014 - Outstanding Leadership as Founding Coordinator & 13 Years as Program Chair of SIOR - WI Chapter Since 2003;
B. 2010 – Elite Performer Award by NAI Global for Transaction over $67 Million as agent for USPS
C. 2007 – Outstanding Leadership & Dedication by the Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS’ (SIOR) – WI Chapter (Doubled Membership & Created a
$55,000 Scholarship Fund at UW-M)
D. 2006 – Industrial Real Estate Transaction of the Year by the Business Journal Serving Greater Milwaukee and by Commercial Assn. of REALTORS –
Wisconsin (CARW) - Sale/Leaseback for Regal-Beloit Corp. in Grafton, WI
E. 2005 – Life Time Achievement Award by the Board of RIVERWORKS Development Corporation of Milwaukee (Initiating it, Past President 7+ years, &
Interim Executive Director 3 times)
F. 2004 – Industrial Real Estate Deal of the Year – Runner Up by the Commercial Association of REALTORS – Wisconsin (CARW) (Listing/ Selling
challenged 350,000 SF outmoded inner-city plant)
G. 2000 - CUED* - Major Cities Gold Award- Most Creative Private/Public Economic Development Partnership as Founder & President 7+ Years of
Northeast Milwaukee Industrial Development Corporation
III. DEMONSTRATED LEADERSHIP
A. Presenter at Mid-American Economic Development Council Convention in Milwaukee - 2010
B. Presenter at SIOR-WI Chapter's Manufacturing Case Studies of the former American Motors Corporation redevelopment and Allis Chalmers
Redevelopment - 2005 & 2006
C. Presenter at Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS (SIOR) Spring Convention- Boca Raton – 2005.
D. Elected President of SIOR – WI Chapter – 2007
E. Elected & reelected President of Wauwatosa Economic Development Corporation & Chair of CDBG Committee that reviews & awards $325,000 of
Community Development Block Grants annually –2010-12
F. Reelected President (7 Times)/ Past Interim Executive Director 3 times/ Current Secretary of RIVERWORKS Development Corp., a private/public
development collaboration that replaced the loss of American Motors Corp’s 425 jobs and had attracted over $35 Million of new tax base in what was
Milwaukee’s highest crime rated/ lowest income area – 1996 - 2003
G. Coordinator & Convener of Series of 6 Economic Development Seminars w/ Racine’s top 31 Private & Public Sector Leaders culminating w/ formation
of Racine County Economic Development Corp. – ‘83
H. Awarded Leadership Scholarship & Elected Freshman Class President – Dominican College (Racine)
I. Elected Captain and was Starting Point Guard on State High School Championship Basketball Team
J. Elected President of Letterman's Club @ Marquette University High School

IV. EDUCATION
M.S. – Urban Affairs (Planning & Land Use, Comm. Dev., Design, Politics, History) Univ. of WI – Milwaukee
Graduate Teaching Assistant - Dept. of Urban Affairs – taught graduate computer programming lab
B.A. – University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee & Dominican College of Racine
- Semester Abroad (@ Univ. of London’s School of Economics through Dominican College)

V. TRAINING, LICENSES, & PROFSSIONAL DESIGNATIONS
A. 9 Seminars for Economic Development Finance Professionals (EDFP) certified by National Development Council of NY (’82 & 2014)
B. 4 Seminars for Certification & Membership into Society of Industrial & Office REALTORS (SIOR), commercial real estate industry’s leading
designation/association of Washington, DC (’92)
C. 4 Seminars with Corporate Real Estate Solutions Team (CREST) by NAI Global of Princeton, NJ (’02)
D. 2 Dale Carnegie Seminars - “Sales” & “Public Speaking & Human Relations” of Milwaukee, WI (’77)
E. IREI Certification in Property Management by Allied Business Schools of Laguna Hills, CA (’12)
F. Grant Writing & Resource Development Seminar by Foundation Center – Washington, DC (’78)

VI. COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERISM
A. 28 Seasons as Elementary Basketball, Baseball, Football & Soccer Coach
B. 23 Years Coordinating & Calling BINGO for 6 different non-profits
C. 25 years as Initiator/ Past President/ Secretary/ Chair of Real Estate Redevelopment Committee of RIVERWORKS Development Corporation
D. 8 Years & Past President of Wauwatosa Economic Development Corporation, a private/ public economic development partnership
E. 13 years as Program Chair of SIOR – WI Chapter