Dermody Properties Hires Barbara Hazlett as Investment Manager
We are pleased to welcome Barbara Hazlett as Investment Manager in the Midwest region. Based in the Chicago office, Hazlett will support Neal Driscoll, Midwest Region Partner, in all acquisition, development, leasing, marketing and property management efforts in the region.
“Barbara brings with her more than two decades of experience in real estate planning, project management and operations,” said Driscoll. “In addition, she is an active member of the Chicago community, working with organizations such as the Girl & Boy Scouts of America, Feed My Starving Children and the Greater Chicago Food Depository. She also serves as a mentor to young women to help them develop their careers. She embodies the core values of Dermody Properties and we are thrilled to have her as a part of the team.”
Prior to joining Dermody Properties, Hazlett held the position of Director of Market Operations for Cushman & Wakefield Chicago, the company’s global headquarters. In this capacity, she managed the operational functions and implementation of business strategies, overseeing operations, finance, employee relations and facilities. She was also responsible for aligning Cushman & Wakefield’s considerable resources to ensure client satisfaction and overall profitability. She served in a number of roles in her 25-plus years with the company before being promoted to Director of Market Operations.
“I personally appreciate Dermody Properties’ customer-centric approach and commitment to the communities in which they do business,” said Hazlett. “I am pleased to be joining such a well-respected team of some of the nation’s top logistics, e-commerce and industrial real estate experts.”
Hazlett holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.