Michael R. Wesley
Managing Principal - Edgemark Commercial Real Estate Services LLC, Edgemark Asset Management LLC
Mike joined Edgemark, formerly Tanguay Burke Stratton in May of 1993 as Vice President/Director of Retail Leasing. He became a Managing Principal in January of 2000. Mike’s focus is to oversee all third party leasing and management representation for owners, developers and investors of retail centers throughout the Midwest.
With his 35+ years of retail brokerage experience, he specializes in leasing big box centers, lifestyle centers, power centers, grocery anchored centers and urban mixed-use retail developments. Past and present clients include: Sun Life, Bentall Kennedy, Principal Life, GE Capital, Prudential, First Washington, LNR, CW Capital, C-III, RREEF and CBRE Investors to name a few.
Mike has also represented national and regional tenants in their expansion throughout the Midwest, including Natuzzi Furniture, La-Z-Boy, Fashion Bug, Dollar Tree, Lane Bryant, Back to Bed, Bedding Experts, Precor and Delta Sonic.
Prior to joining Edgemark, Mike was Director of Leasing for Landau & Heyman Inc., a mall/lifestyle center developer. Mike’s role was to manage the leasing staff for all 50 properties throughout its portfolio. Before joining Landau & Heyman Inc., Mike had 10 years corporate finance and real estate experience at Continental Illinois National Bank focusing on investment and financial management of properties worldwide.
Mike is an active member of International Council of Shopping Centers and Retail Broker’s Network (RBN). He received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration & Finance from Elmhurst College, a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Loyola University and is a licensed Real Estate Managing Broker in Illinois.