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FY16 ULI Jeffrey Kahan Fellows Named

The ULI Foundation and ULI Chicago are pleased to announce the FY16 Jeffrey Kahan Fellows, Chad Broderick, Vice President, The John Buck Company and Yonina Gray, Associate, Metropolitan Planning Council.

The Fellowship provides opportunities for promising ULI Chicago Under 35 members to participate as a Full Member in ULI for one year.  The Fellowship includes attendance at the Spring and Fall Meetings as well as unique access to the national Industrial and Office Park Development Council (IOPC) Blue Flight meetings and functions. Both Fellows will also have an IOPC Mentor and a ULI Chicago Mentor as part of the year-long program.

broderick-chad_cropChad Broderick joined The John Buck Company in 2012 and is currently a Vice President within the Investments and Development teams. His responsibilities include the financial and feasibility analysis of prospective acquisitions and developments. Prior to joining the firm, Chad worked in the Capital Markets group for Sunrise Senior Living in Tyson’s Corner, VA and in the residential development group of The JBG Companies in Washington, DC, focusing on urban in-fill developments.  He has a Masters in Business Administration, Real Estate and Urban Land Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a BS in Business from Wake Forest University where he was a L.E.A.D. Scholar.



gray_y_smYonina Gray joined The Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC) in 2013.  She leads MPC’s Employer-Assisted Housing work, helping employers leverage their resources to promote their workforce goals and to support sustainable communities through real estate investments for housing and community development.  Yonina also works on issues related to transit-oriented development and is particularly interested in retail development in under-served communities.  Yonina has a Masters in Urban Planning and Policy from The University of Illinois-Chicago and a bachelor’s degree in Art and Physics from DePaul University.



The ULI Jeffrey Kahan Fellowship honors Jeffrey Kahan, a principal and director of the Investment Services group of Colliers International in Chicago, who passed away in June, 2012.  He was an active member of ULI and a member of the IOPC – Blue Flight.  He deeply believed in the value of the relationships formed and information shared through ULI.  He was a passionate Chicagoan and wanted his life’s work to make a positive impact on the City.

A jury of eight ULI members and associates of Jeffrey Kahan reviewed applications and interviewed qualified candidates.  The Fellowship is offered on an annual basis.

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