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DARWIN REALTY/CORFAC INTERNATIONAL PROMOTES FOUR PROFESSIONALS

Darwin Realty/CORFAC International is pleased to announce that it has promoted four of its commercial real estate professionals to new roles within the firm. Erin Cibula has been named CFO, while Brendan Sheahan, Nick Krejci, and Matt Lewandowski are now Principals of the firm.

“Our business has continued to grow throughout the pandemic as businesses have increasingly needed more warehouse space and more functional office space, and our brokers and property managers have worked hard to keep Darwin on top of our game,” says Darwin Realty/CORFAC International President Rick Daly. “We are very proud of these four individuals and all that they have accomplished.”

In her new role as CFO, Erin Cibula will continue to manage Darwin’s asset management and accounting departments, as well as lead its operations, finances, and human resources.  At Darwin, she has procured more than $450 million in loan and equity funds for Darwin’s investment portfolio. She is a licensed real estate broker in the state of Illinois. She holds an MBA from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management. She started doing roof work at Darwin in 1995.

Mr. Sheahan recently celebrated his tenth anniversary at Darwin. As principal, he will lead the team in sales and leasing in the I-88 corridor, Fox Valley, and the Elgin I-90 Corridor. In the past decade with Darwin, he has worked on dozens of leases, sales and sales/leasebacks of more than 100,000 square feet in Illinois and Indiana, and Wisconsin. Brendan is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and its prestigious Real Estate program.

As principal, Mr. Krejci will focus on leading the brokerage team in the Central DuPage, O’Hare, and I-88 submarkets. He has completed more than 3.1 million square feet of transactions totaling $175 million in his six years with Darwin, and has worked on several transactions around the country through the CORFAC International network of brokers. Nick is a graduate of Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business where he also played on the school’s football team.

Mr. Lewandowski will continue to work on investment sales, owner representation, and tenant representation as he has in the last 20 years at Darwin. He has participated in more than $940 million in transactions with the firm since 2002.  He also started doing roof work at Darwin in 1995.