Archive for Asset Management

Steven C. Gatton

Steven oversees all aspects of property operations, including supervision of both in-house personnel and third party firms. He also coordinates leasing and tenant coordination related activities for the managed properties.

Prior to joining Cullinan Properties in 2017, Steven served as Finance and Asset Manager for The Staenberg Group, where he led the company on various financial strategies and debt placement for all new and existing projects. His responsibilities also included day-to-day operations and management of all TSG Retail Properties in the Midwest and Eastern United States. Preceding The Staenberg Group, Steven worked for THF Realty, where he managed 17 shopping centers totaling over 3.3 million square feet. He also served as a Senior Financial Analyst at THF Realty and was involved with placing $500 million of structured financing. Steven holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship from Keller Graduate School. He also holds a degree in Business Finance from Lindenwood University.

Steven serves as Vice President of Peoria’s Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Chapter. He also serves on the board for Neighborhood House and is a board member for Mustaches for Kids Peoria, an organization that raises money for children’s charities in Peoria by encouraging men to grow a mustache in April. Steven was also selected to be a part of Senator Chuck Weaver’s 1,000 Pounds Project, an initiative focused on impacting the greatest needs of the Peoria community. He is a graduate of Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce’s 43rd Annual Community Leadership School.

Mike Jenkins

Mike manages all departments for Quincy Mall, including marketing, maintenance, security, housekeeping and customer service. His responsibilities also include specialty and seasonal leasing, budgeting, property management, and all marketing and public relations efforts for Quincy Mall.

Prior to joining Cullinan Properties in 2013, Mike owned and operated MJ Burton Gifts & Engraving, an upscale engraving gift shop located in Quincy Mall from 1995 to 2013. There, he acquired in-depth knowledge and experience of both Quincy Mall and the entire Quincy community, and an innate understanding of the tenant side of the property management equation. Mike holds a Masters of Business Administration Degree from Quincy University and a Bachelor’s Degree from Truman State University.

Mike is a member of the Quincy Noon Kiwanis, and has been a long-time coach for and supporter of the Quincy Park District. Mike regularly won accolades for being a top store manager when employed for Things Remembered, prior to opening his own shop.

Andrew Vickers

Andrew oversees Cullinan’s Peoria area properties. He is responsible for the day-to-day operations of each property, including vendor management, tenant relations, repair project management and capital improvements. Notable properties include The Levee District, OSF Cardiovascular Institute and North Peoria Associates office building.

He brings over 25 years of construction and property management experience to the team. Prior to joining Cullinan Properties in 2019, Andrew worked for F&W Landscape, Commercial Irrigation & Turf Inc. and Austin Engineering. His responsibilities have included sales/design and management of new construction and service repair projects, coordination of subcontractors and work crews for efficiency of new construction and service repair, budget tracking/reporting, blueprint reading, design and estimating.

Andrew is a member of BOMA (Building Owners and Managers Association) and is a licensed Illinois Plumbers Apprentice. He is also currently participating in the East Peoria Chamber of Commerce Leadership Program.

Christy Hilsman

Christy oversees the daily operations of Cullinan Properties’ St. Louis area mixed-use developments, including Streets of St. Charles in St. Charles, MO and the commercial space at Lofts at Euclid in St. Louis, MO. She is responsible for all tenant and building management, including tenant relations and capital improvement projects. Christy brings more than 20 years of industry experience to her position.

Prior to joining Cullinan Properties in 2019, Christy served as Vice President of Asset Management for Vatterott Properties and Director of Operations for Gundaker Commercial Group. She has worked in both residential and commercial property management and led small, local companies in creating a solid infrastructure to poise them for future growth. Christy holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and Specialized Management from Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville.

Christy enjoys volunteering her time at her church and Stray Rescue, a local animal shelter.