CHICAGO – September 5, 2014 – Mike Sedivy, senior vice president, and Greg Conner, vice president, recently joined Associated Bank’s Commercial Real Estate Division to form its new National Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) Banking Group.
Sedivy brings 21 years of commercial real estate experience to Associated. Most recently, he was the senior vice president and Chicago market manager at Union Bank in the Commercial Real Estate – Institutional Markets Group in Chicago. He holds an MBA from the University of Michigan and a bachelor’s of science degree in business from the University of Illinois. Sedivy is a member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT) and International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and serves as chairman for the Planning and Zoning Board of Appeals in his hometown of Riverside, Illinois.
Conner brings eight years of commercial real estate experience to Associated. He was also with Union Bank as the vice president in the Commercial Real Estate – Institutional Markets Group. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a bachelor’s of science degree in business from Indiana University. Conner is also a member of NAREIT and ICSC and volunteers his time with various organizations including Rebuilding Together, The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network and the Lupus Society of Illinois.
“Mike and Greg are very experienced professionals in the commercial real estate market and I’m pleased to welcome them to Associated,” said Gregory T. Warsek, senior vice president, corporate real estate and Chicago market manager, Associated Bank. “Their experience in the REIT space will round out the commercial real estate products and services already offered by Associated.”
Both Sedivy and Conner will be located at 525 West Monroe Street in Chicago.