Richard Plonsker joins Savills Studley as Senior Managing Director in Chicago
Chicago, IL (June 30, 2015)  

Savills Studley is pleased to announce that Richard Plonsker has joined the firm as Senior Managing Director in its Chicago office. Plonsker joins Savills Studley with 30 years of tenant representation and strategic consulting experience, having completed transactions on behalf of many corporations, professional firms, institutions, not-for-profit organizations and governmental entities, for the acquisition and disposition of office, industrial and land assets in 35 domestic and a number of international markets.

Following his affiliations with the real estate firms of Cushman & Wakefield and U.S. Equities Realty in Chicago, where he specialized in representing tenants and buyers in their search and negotiations for space facilities, Rich joined Binswanger in 2005 to lead the overall operation and strategic direction of its offices in the Chicago region. There he built the company’s corporate real estate consulting and brokerage business, concentrating on its tenant and buyer representation practice in Chicago and throughout the US.

“I’ve known the Savills Studley brand and team throughout my career. I’ve admired its track record and ability to earn clients through a conflict-free tenant representation model, serving as an advocate and true partner to each and every company represented through its platform,” Plonsker said. “I feel privileged to join Savills Studley and to have its exceptional resources available to achieve the objectives of my clients.”

Plonsker’s track record – responsible for over 10 million square feet of transactions – and proven ability to advise sophisticated clients with complicated objectives, has earned him an outstanding client roster including such well-known companies and professional firms as Danaher Corporation, Motorola, IBM Corporation, US Foods Corporation, United Way of Metropolitan Chicago, CF Industries, Abbott Laboratories, and Cravath, Swaine, & Moore and others.

“Rich’s reputation of excellence in the commercial real estate industry, in-depth knowledge of the Chicago market and impressive negotiating skills provide a solid foundation for success and help reinforce Savills Studley’s tenant representation platform,” said Eric Feinberg, Senior Vice President and Co-Head of the Chicago office. “We are excited to add his strengths in client service and strategic consulting to our team.”

About Savills Studley

Savills Studley is the leading commercial real estate services firm specializing in tenant representation. Founded in 1954, the firm pioneered the conflict-free business model of representing only tenants in their commercial real estate transactions. Today, supported by high quality market research and in-depth analysis, Savills Studley provides strategic real estate solutions to organizations across all industries. The firm’s comprehensive commercial real estate platform includes brokerage, project management, capital markets, consulting and corporate services. With 28 offices in the U.S. and Canada, and a heritage of innovation, Savills Studley is well known for tenacious client advocacy and exceptional service.

The firm is part of London-headquartered Savills plc, the premier global real estate service provider with over 30,000 professionals and over 700 locations around the world. Savills plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (SVS.L).

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