MB Real Estate Promotes Project Services' Team Members Joseph and Toenjes
CHICAGO—Friday, November 6, 2015 – MB Real Estate Services Inc. (MBRE) is pleased to announce that the firm has promoted Project Services’ team members, Robbie Joseph and Brian Toenjes from project managers to senior project managers.
“Robbie and Brian are integral to our team, providing years of full-service project management expertise, strong work ethic and project leadership,” said David Graff, SVP and Managing Director of Project Services. “They contribute substantial energy and experience to the team, as well as provide exemplary service to our clients and vendors.”
Joseph joined MBRE in 2014, bringing nearly four decades of experience in project management and construction to the team. He specializes in healthcare and medical office projects and is the lead project manager for MBRE Healthcare. He is currently working on numerous projects throughout the country with a collective construction value of over $190 million. Prior to joining MBRE, Joseph worked with firms including CBRE, Navigant and AMDC in Chicago and completed more than $1 billion in healthcare projects. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management.
Toenjes, with MBRE since 2009, has more than 18 years of experience in construction and development services. In the past six years, he has managed more than 1.4 million square feet, or $375 million, of construction projects, including development and build-outs for Astellas Pharma US, General Board, Rhinodox, Conyers MOB and Chicago Public Schools HQ. Prior to MBRE, Toenjes led hospitality construction projects for Mid-America Development where he managed the successful $39 million, phased renovation of the Hyatt Regency Woodfield in Schaumburg, Illinois. Toenjes received his Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Management from Bradley University.
MBRE’s Project Services team has more than 1.4 million square feet of projects valued over $400 million currently underway. The team utilizes its extensive buying power and resources to successfully complete tenant improvement, ground-up development and build-to-suit projects in a diverse range of product sectors including office, industrial, healthcare, education, laboratories and more. The team has won numerous awards including NAIOP’s Office Development of the Year, the Greater Chicago Food Depository’s Build-to-Suit and Project Manager of the Year awards, and the Merit Award from the Chicago Building Congress.
About MB Real Estate Services Inc.
Founded in 1982, MB Real Estate is a full-service real estate organization that provides multifaceted expertise in Asset/Facilities Management; Leasing Services; Project/Construction Management; Tenant Representation; and Investment Services. Headquartered in Chicago, with regional offices in New York, Atlanta and Denver, MB Real Estate provides these services to corporations, institutions, professional organizations, private investors, and non-profit agencies. For more information, please visit www.mbres.com.