Yolanda Valle, vice president in U.S. Equities’ Real Estate Consulting Group, provides clients with expertise in advisory, transactional and leasing services spanning a broad variety of real estate requirements. During her 22-year real estate career, Valle has represented corporate, institutional, municipal and not-for-profit clients located in Chicago and across the nation.
Recent assignments include office and retail leasing for the U.S. Equities product leasing team. Among others, her assignments include Willis Tower, MetraMarket and University Village Marketplace. Recent transactions include representing the FDIC in the sale of 6 commercial properties which were in receivership. Valle also provides advisory services for many of Chicago's tax increment financing (TIF) related projects.
With Valle’s extensive knowledge of Chicago, she has successfully advised and represented a variety of office, retail and other commercial users with their real estate needs including: Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke’s; The Spencer Foundation; AAA Motor Club; Source, Inc.; National Kidney Foundation of Illinois; Polk Bros. Foundation; THB Intermediaries, a subsidiary of Near North Insurance; WBEZ-FM; Chicago Public Schools; North Loop Redevelopment for the City of Chicago; Cook County Government; and Cook County Hospital.
Prior to her hands-on involvement in advisory and transaction services, Valle’s responsibilities included identifying qualified M/W/DBE businesses and managing contract compliance with these selected firms on U.S. Equities projects. She effectively enlisted the support of several experienced minority business groups, organized community outreach events and conducted opportunity conferences. Before joining U.S. Equities, Valle served as operations manager for the Hispanic American Construction Industry Association and contract administrator for Reliable Contracting & Equipment Company. Valle is bilingual (English/Spanish).