NAI MLG Commercial*
757 N Broadway
Suite 700

Milwaukee, WI United States 53202
t(414) 395-4684 m(847) 323-0140 f(414) 347-9401
Margaret
Knize
Vice President - Corporate Services

Specialties: Corporate Services, Office

Scope of Service Experience
Margaret specializes in counseling multi-market corporations on all aspects necessary to expand and optimize the value and use of their real estate portfolio. She advises on the development and implementation of strategic real estate positioning and project management programs, which support core business objectives related to the development, acquisition, expansion and disposition of land, industrial, retail and office space.
Background & Experience
Margaret joined NAI MLG Commercial as a vice president in 2007 with more than 20 years of in-house corporate experience advising executive management regarding their corporate real estate portfolio. Prior to joining NAI MLG Commercial, she was the vice president of real estate, construction and design at M&I Marshall & Ilsley Corporation (BMO Harris Bank). While at M&I she directed all activities relating to strategic planning, analysis, development, site acquisition, disposition, leasing; and managed the design and construction groups for the company’s real estate portfolio. Prior to working at M&I, Margaret worked at Hewitt Associates LLC (AONHewitt) as the co-director of the real estate project management group and prior to that as a corporate real estate project manager. She has also worked at the McDonnell Douglas Corporation (Boeing Corporation) and Mercantile Bancorporation (U.S. Bancorp).
Education
Margaret graduated from St. Louis University with a Master’s in Business Administration in finance and she holds a B.S. in architecture, planning and design with honors from the Illinois Institute of Technology.
Professional Associations & Designations
Margaret is a Certified Commercial Investment Manager (CCIM) designee, a member of CoreNet (formerly NACORE) and a Wisconsin licensed commercial real estate broker.
Transaction History
Retail and office land purchases in excess of $86 Million.
Office and ground leases in excess of $240 million.
Directed due diligence teams in the disposition of $200 million of real estate assets.