NAIOP Wisconsin Announces 2016 Chapter Award Honorees
NAIOP Wisconsin is pleased to announce the Chapter 2016 Award Honorees! The honorees will be recognized at the Chapter’s Annual Meeting to be held Tuesday, January 24, 2017. Honorees are selected for their contributions to the Chapter’s overall efforts on behalf of members and the commercial real estate development industry.
Nate Franke has been a NAIOP Wisconsin member since 2008 and serves on the Chapter’s Public Policy, and Programs Committees. Nate was very active with NAIOP Wisconsin in 2016, working on, spearheading, or co-leading a number of projects including a collaborative study to quantify the benefits of TIF on Wisconsin’s economy, and the planning of two Development Showcase events, one in Oak Creek and one in Brookfield. Nate’s leadership was a driving force behind the success of the Showcase events in 2016.
Nate is a Development and Leasing Director for Zilber Property Group.
2016 Associate of the Year: Deborah Tomczyk, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
Deborah Tomczyk has been a NAIOP Wisconsin member since 2006 and serves as the Chair of the Chapter’s Public Affairs Committee. In this role, she has contributed immeasurable time, as well as her extensive knowledge and experience to ensure the Chapter is pursuing, and impacting the creation of public policy that encourages and enhances development, and lowers the costs of commercial real estate ownership. Deborah’s leadership has resulted in countless Chapter public policy successes at the local and state level.
Deborah is an attorney with the firm Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c. She is the chair of Reinhart’s real estate practice, a shareholder in the firm’s corporate law practice, and chair of Reinhart’s entitlements group.
Michael Mooney Award: Richard Lincoln, Mandel Group (retired)
Richard “Dick” Lincoln has been a member of NAIOP Wisconsin since 2008. During his tenure Dick has been intricately involved in the Chapter’s work and served as President of the Board of Directors in 2013. Dick is also highly regarded for his contributions to the public policy work of the Chapter. He has been a champion of public policy that fosters and encourages commercial real estate development and has given selfishly of his time, expertise, and resources to the effort. Dick’s leadership has been paramount to the many legislative and administrative successes NAIOP Wisconsin has experienced for the better part of the last decade.
After retiring from the Mandel Group, Dick continues to provide consulting services to commercial real estate developers. He and his wife enjoy travelling, wine tasting, and golf.