Thomas R. Roth Joins Hines As Project Director In Chicago
HOUSTON, TEXAS - Hines, the international real estate firm, announced today that Thomas R. Roth has joined the firm as Project Director in the firm's Midwest Regional Office located at Three First National Plaza in Chicago. In this capacity, Roth will focus on new multi-tenant office building development in the Midwest and Southeast United States.
Prior to joining Hines, Roth was employed for ten years with Walsh, Higgins & Company, a Chicago real estate firm, where he worked in development, consulting, acquisitions and project management. In the last six years, he worked in the public/institutional sector development division procuring approximately $400 million in projects for the company.
"We think Tom Roth will be a great asset to our organization," said C. Kevin Shannahan, Hines executive vice president. His extensive experience in real estate will strengthen our existing capabilities and will help us in continuing to function as a global real estate firm.
"Roth received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and his Masters Degree from Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
Hines entered the Chicago market in 1981 with the development of Three First National Plaza. The firm's Chicago area office portfolio totals 6 million square feet including properties such as: 225 West Wacker and Old Main Post Office in Chicago; 5215 Old Orchard Road in Skokie; Corporate 500 in Deerfield; and One Lincoln Centre in Oakbrook Terrace. Recently, the firm acquired two buildings in downtown Chicago, 303 East Wacker and 29 North Wacker.
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Hines is a privately owned real estate firm involved in developing, managing, leasing and acquiring real estate as well as providing a wide range of advisory services. The Hines portfolio currently includes more than 530 properties representing 170 million square feet of office, mixed-use, industrial, retail and residential properties as well as large master-planned communities and land developments. The firm has offices in 53 U.S. cities and 10 foreign countries, and is one of the largest real estate organizations in the world with assets in excess of eight billion dollars.