LARRY SAJDAK, 34
Inland National Real Estate Services LLC
Sajdak is a man of many responsibilities and
has three separate business cards to prove it.
Along with heading up Inland National Real
Estate Services LLC, he’s also vice president for
Inland Diversified Real Estate Services LLC
and Inland Continental Property Management LLC, overseeing
the management, leasing, business management and operations
for more than 24 million square feet of retail, office and industrial
assets across the continental US. In all three roles, Sajdak brings a
strong sense of communication and direction to his teams. And
he’s been a team-builder in more ways than one, growing the combined staff from three to 55 in just under four years.
BLAKE SHIPP, 30
Vice President and Director of Project Leasing
Weitzman Group Commercial Retail Division
Since joining the Weitzman Group in 2007,
Blake Shipp has grown as both a real estate bro-
kerage professional and as a leader. He directs
the project leasing team in Dallas/Fort Worth,
specializing in project leasing and retail tenant
representation throughout the metro area, as
well as site selection and ground-up development for local and
regional clients. Shipp is responsible for leasing more than 2. 5 mil-
lion square feet of commercial retail space across DFW, including
the company’s largest listing, the 765,000-square-foot regional
Golden Triangle Mall in Denton, TX. The Weitzman Group recog-
nized him as a top 10 producer for its DFW office.
JEFFREY SHUSTER, 30
Starwood Capital Group
Shuster has been instrumental in creating the
Starwood Retail Properties platform, which has
purchased 17 malls in three transactions over
the past two years, for a total purchase price of
more than $3 billion. Star wood Retail Properties
now has 180 employees. He continues to pursue
new acquisitions to expand the platform. He has also been an integral part of the team that acquired over $500 million worth of commercial non-performing loans. Shuster, who has earned in-house
“Team Player” awards at Starwood Capital, was an important part of
the team that launched Starwood Property Trust and was involved in
the acquisition of $512 million worth of performing loans in 2010.
WRIGHT SIGMUND, 33
Director Retail Leasing
Vornado/Charles E. Smith
Sigmund has completed more than 150 transactions since joining Vornado/Charles E.
Smith in 2011, with volume in excess of $200
million. Major assignments include the repositioning of the luxury Fairfax Square development in Tysons Corner, VA, the programming
Vice President, Director of Investments
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