Draper and Kramer Announces New Board Member Nick Pavelich

Draper and Kramer, Incorporated, a privately held real estate services firm, is pleased to announce Nick Pavelich has rejoined its board of directors. Pavelich, who is managing director at Andersen for the Greater Seattle area, previously served on the Draper and Kramer board for nearly four years between 2012 and 2016. “Having worked closely with … Continued

Draper and Kramer Announces 2 Executive Promotions in Commercial Finance Group

Draper and Kramer, Incorporated, a national full-service real estate firm, today announced the promotion of Bill Stewart and Matthew Wurtzebach to senior vice presidents in the company’s Commercial Finance Group (CFG), the largest single-office commercial mortgage banking group in the country. “Our Commercial Finance Group has an incredible heritage dating back more than 125 years … Continued

Draper and Kramer Named to Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces List for Third Consecutive Year

Draper and Kramer, Incorporated, is proud to announce it has been named a 2019 Top Workplace by the Chicago Tribune, marking the third consecutive year the full-service real estate firm has participated in the program and received this recognition. The annual Top Workplaces list is based on results of an employee feedback survey, administered by … Continued

Draper and Kramer’s Lindsay Bonilla Named to IREM’s 30 Under 30

Draper and Kramer, Incorporated, a national real estate services firm, is proud to announce Lindsay Bonilla, property manager at Burnham Pointe, a luxury rental tower in Chicago’s South Loop, was named to the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)’s 30 Under 30 list for 2019. The national recognition program highlights young leaders committed to advancing … Continued

Draper and Kramer Earns Honors at St. Louis Apartment Association Rising Star Awards

Draper and Kramer, Incorporated, a national real estate services firm, is pleased to announce two of its employees were honored at the St. Louis Apartment Association (SLAA) Rising Star Awards, which were held April 27. The awards banquet is hosted annually by SLAA to recognize achievements among the organization’s members. “As a 125-year-old firm with … Continued

Draper and Kramer Hires Jacob Vial as SVP for FHA/HUD Lending

Draper and Kramer, Incorporated, a national full-service real estate firm, is pleased to announce Jacob Vial has been hired as senior vice president in the company’s Commercial Finance Group, overseeing Federal Housing Administration/Housing and Urban Development lending for multifamily and senior housing properties. Based out of the firm’s Chicago headquarters, he will serve as chief … Continued

Draper and Kramer’s Kristen Alessi Named ARM of the Year by IREM Chicago

Draper and Kramer, Incorporated, a national real estate services firm, is proud to announce Kristen Alessi, property manager at 1130 S. Michigan Ave., a luxury apartment tower in Chicago’s South Loop, was named Accredited Residential Manager (ARM) of the Year by the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)’s Chicago chapter. The award was presented to … Continued

Draper and Kramer Announces 4 Executive-Level Promotions

Draper and Kramer, Incorporated, a Chicago-based real estate services firm, today announced the promotion of four senior executives. Edward Polich has been named executive vice president of real estate, while Blas Puzon has been promoted to chief investment officer. Additionally, Julie Stevlingson is stepping into an expanded role leading construction services and property operations in … Continued

Draper and Kramer Employees Receive IREM Recognition

Full-service real estate firm Draper and Kramer, Incorporated, today announced that two employees from its Residential Management Group have been recognized by the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM). Colleen Needham, general manager of the Lake Meadows rental community in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood, has been named IREM Chicago Chapter 23 secretary for 2019. In addition, … Continued

Draper and Kramer Names Todd Bancroft as President and CEO

Draper and Kramer, Incorporated, today announced its Board of Directors has appointed Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel Todd Bancroft as the firm’s next president and chief executive officer. Bancroft, who has been serving as interim president and CEO of the real estate services firm for the last three months, succeeds Forrest D. Bailey, who … Continued