Vera Harder joined Dermody Properties in 2011 as the national Marketing Specialist responsible for all in-house marketing collateral and website initiatives, including the creation of investor and client presentations, real estate broker materials, investment memoranda, property marketing materials, proposals and investment packages. She ensures that all materials are developed to best suit all stakeholder needs and reflect brand consistency for Dermody Properties.
Prior to joining Dermody Properties, Ms. Harder had 13 years of experience in the Chicago real estate industry with Prologis, including extensive experience supporting business development, marketing resources in industrial development as well as financial data compilation and analysis. Her experience as a veteran logistics real estate marketing professional brings benefits to customers and investors.
In her previous position as Midwest Region Financial Asset Manager for Prologis, Ms. Harder was responsible for the creation of monthly and quarterly market reports and lease control and administration. During her career at Prologis, she managed the financial data for an 85 million square foot portfolio of industrial properties in nine markets, including Chicago, Cincinnati, Columbus, Indianapolis, Louisville, Memphis, Nashville, St. Louis and Toronto.
Ms. Harder, a Chicago native, studied at Wilbur Wright Junior College and MacCormac Junior Business College. She and her husband, Tom currently live in the western suburbs of Chicago and enjoy music and traveling.