Mr. Schuhmacher founded Ketone Partners in 2011 and has participated in the structuring, financing, ownership, acquisition, development, management and disposition of real estate projects located throughout North America. Mr. Schuhmacher has spearheaded the development of individual real estate projects ranging from $1 Million to $100 Million in total market value.
He provides a structured environment for real estate development projects, maintains open lines of communication among all team members, promotes creative thinking and acts with the utmost integrity. Investment returns are maximized by utilizing creative financing and incentive programs such as Tax Incremental Financing Districts, Tax Exempt Bond programs and grants.
Mr. Schuhmacher earned degrees in Real Estate & Urban Land Economics and Business Management from the University of Wisconsin — School of Business. He is an active member of the Wisconsin Real Estate Alumni Association, Council of Supply Chain Professionals, Urban Land Institute, Warehousing Education and Research Council and the National Association of Industrial & Office Properties.
Mrs. Heaney is Vice President of Development Services at Ketone Partners. Jennifer is responsible for managing Ketone’s real estate development projects and growing its third-party project management practice. Prior to joining Ketone Partners, Mrs. Heaney was Senior Vice President at a privately traded REIT based in Chicago where she was responsible for the implementation, execution and management of its development platform in the Central United States.
Jennifer has over twelve years of experience in industrial real estate including acquisition, leasing, management, development, construction and disposition. Over the course of her career, Jennifer has underwritten and closed over 5 million square feet of acquisition and development projects along with 2,000 acres of land acquisition across North America. She was responsible for the project management of a 12-million square foot intermodal facility.
Mrs. Heaney earned degrees in Real Estate & Urban Land Economics and Marketing from the University of Wisconsin – School of Business.
Mr. Bulson is a Senior Development Manager at Ketone Partners. Drew is responsible for sustaining and growing Ketone’s Real Estate Advisory, Real Estate Portfolio and Development Platforms. Prior to joining Ketone Partners, Mr. Bulson was an Industrial Broker at a privately held real estate brokerage. He was responsible for assisting Clients in acquisitions, dispositions and leasing solutions for private companies, owners, REITs and industrial developers across the Greater Chicagoland Industrial Market.
Drew has over four years of experience in industrial real estate brokerage. Over the course of his career, Drew has closed over 80 transactions in 2.9 million square feet of industrial space with a transaction value of over $95 Million.
Mr. Bulson earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management from Hope College.
Mrs. Colias, Finance and Operations Manager at Ketone Partners, is responsible for financial asset management of Ketone’s real estate portfolio and development platforms. Mrs. Colias has a background in performing due diligence for asset-based debt financing at GE Capital, Commercial Finance, and underwriting middle marketing leveraged loans at GE Capital, Merchant Banking Group. Mrs. Colias also provided financial support to several cost centers at Kraft Foods.
Kathleen has also held leadership roles in multiple volunteer organizations in and around Arlington Heights.
Mrs. Colias earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Northern Illinois University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago.
Mrs. Repak is the Director of Marketing and Communications at Ketone Partners and is responsible for creative design and content strategy as well as public relations and project and property management for Ketone’s portfolio properties. Prior to joining Ketone Partners, Mrs. Repak worked in social media design and placement for a small company in Arlington Heights and earlier in her career, in brand management and new product development for a privately held automotive aftermarket company.
Lynn has over 12 years of professional marketing experience, which includes promotion and branding, social media placement, event and sponsorship planning, radio and video production, web design, packaging development and advertising.
Mrs. Repak earned her Bachelor of Science in Finance and Management- Organizational Behavior from Miami University and a Master of Business Administration from DePaul University.
Kyle Schuhmacher, President, Ketone Partners