(Peoria, IL August 2, 2013) – Cullinan Properties, Ltd. is pleased to announce the addition of Masood Aini as Vice President of Investments to its Chicago office. Aini has eight years’ experience in commercial real estate. His career began with Principal Financial Group, first in commercial lending and then transitioning into asset management. Most recently, he was the Director of Acquisitions and Leasing with Trevi Retail in New York where he was responsible for internal leasing efforts and the sourcing, underwriting and valuing of Manhattan retail condominiums and mixed-use assets. Aini attended University of Wisconsin where he earned a Bachelor’s of Business Administration and graduated with dual degrees in Real Estate and Risk Management. Aini is responsible for raising investment capital and performing financial analyses for properties owned and/or managed by the company including The Streets of St. Charles (Metro St. Louis, MO) and East Court Village (Pekin, IL).
Additionally, Cullinan Properties has promoted Sean Garrett to Vice President of Investments. Prior to joining the company in 2011, Garrett was an associate with WestMill Capital Partners where he was responsible for all predevelopment activity on a $100 million retail outlet project in Asheville, NC, in addition to running financial analysis on prospective mixed-use developments in Washington, DC. During his time with Cullinan Properties, Garrett has been integral in securing debt and equity for The Levee District at East Peoria Downtown. Since moving to Peoria, he has been active in civic and political initiatives within the community and is responsible for raising investment capital and performing financial analyses for properties owned and/or managed by the company including The Levee District (East Peoria, IL), Grand Prairie Developments (Peoria, IL) and Quincy Mall (Quincy, IL). Sean is a graduate of The University of Pennsylvania.
Cullinan Properties, Ltd., with offices in Chicago, IL, Peoria, IL and St. Louis, MO, is a
multi-disciplined real estate firm that develops, manages and owns mixed-use, retail, residential, office and medical properties throughout the United States. Current projects include development of the Streets of St. Charles in St. Charles, MO, opening the largest VA Clinic in the country in Austin, TX and opening The Levee District at East Peoria Downtown in East Peoria, IL. For additional information on Cullinan Properties, Ltd., visit www.cullinanproperties.com.