Profile

Susan Tjarksen
Multifamily Capital Markets
Cushman & Wakefield

With 25 years of proven real estate experience, Susan Tjarksen has worked on a national level for private and public financial institutions and investors. She has acted as a receiver for residential, hotel, mixed-use and office real estate assets totaling over $500M and has handled foreclosure work totaling over $750M for banking and private capital clients. She is well versed in operating and managing businesses and real estate in receiverships and bankruptcy.

During the course of her career, Susan has planned, built, designed, financed and delivered projects totaling over $1.5B in revenue. Working with private clients and institutional firms, she has successfully zoned, built and sold 12,000 residential units, 2,500 hotel rooms and over 1M square feet of retail and office space.

Susan holds a Bachelor of Finance from The University of Illinois/Champaign-Urbana and completed her Masters work in finance as a Rotary International Fellow at Essex University, Colchester, England. She is currently completing her Bachelor of Liberal Arts Certificate at The University of Chicago. She is a licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of Illinois.


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