MacKenzie Ventures names two presidents

Gary T. Gill, CEO of MacKenzie Ventures, the holding company for a consortium of multi-disciplined commercial real estate firms and a regional leader in commercial real estate, announced the appointments of Robert J. Aumiller to president of MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC and Glenn T. Ercole to president of MacKenzie Capital, LLC, in May.

“I have been privileged to work with Bob Aumiller and Glenn Ercole for nearly 30 years, and look forward to working with them in this capacity. Their profound knowledge of the industry, infallible character, and broad-market expertise are tremendous assets to our firm and I am confident our Brokerage and Capital divisions will excel under their direction,” said Gill.

As a MacKenzie employee for 26 years, Aumiller has been involved in every aspect of commercial real estate including leasing, sales, tenant and landlord advisory, development, equity participations and acquisitions, feasibility analysis, building design and construction, financing, and management. Prior to joining MacKenzie, Aumiller, an attorney, worked in a private practice representing various real estate investors and developers and served as Assistant Attorney General for the State of Maryland. He is a past president of the Maryland Chapter of NAIOP and has lectured both locally and nationally on build-to-suit development and the development process.

As president of MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC, Aumiller, who remains executive vice president and principal of MacKenzie Ventures, will lead business development efforts for the firm including building strategic relationships, seeking leasing, sales, development and advisory opportunities, and overseeing all facets of the brokerage and development and acquisition group.

“I am pleased and honored to lead MacKenzie’s Brokerage division, which comprises some of the most talented and experienced brokers and professionals I have had the pleasure to work with. I look forward to building on their successes and providing new momentum for their business development efforts,” said Aumiller. “A leader in leasing, sales, and tenant advisory for more than four decades, MacKenzie has earned an outstanding reputation for visionary business solutions and lasting relationships with our clients. I am thrilled to continue and expand on this tradition of exemplary service,” he added.

Ercole has more than 25 years of commercial real estate finance experience and has closed in excess of $1 billion in loans including acquisition, construction, permanent and participating loans. Formerly the treasurer of Dickinson-Heffner, Inc., a developer of mid-rise office buildings in the Mid-Atlantic region, he joined MacKenzie in 1990. During his tenure he has served as the CFO of MacKenzie Ventures, and as senior vice president and principal of MacKenzie Capital, LLC and MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC. As president of MacKenzie’s Capital Team, he will continue to provide financing strategies for local and regional borrowers and owners of commercial real estate projects, including office, retail, industrial, multi-family and land.

“I am honored to be named president of MacKenzie Capital, LLC,” said Ercole. “It is a privilege to work with MacKenzie Capital’s skilled and experienced team and I look forward to continuing to work with them to provide commercial real estate financing opportunities that exceed client expectations and result in superior returns.”

MacKenzie Ventures, together with its seven affiliate firms: MacKenzie Commercial Real Estate Services, LLC, MacKenzie Management Company, LLC, MacKenzie Capital, LLC, MacKenzie Development Company, LLC, MacKenzie Contracting Company, LLC, MacKenzie Services Company, LLC, and MacKenzie Communities, LLC, provide a full range of commercial real estate services, including leasing and sales, tenant and landlord advisory services, corporate consulting, commercial and residential development, general construction, property and asset management, market research, and debt and equity capital placement. With five offices strategically located throughout the State of Maryland and 140 employees, MacKenzie is one of the largest full-service commercial real estate service firms in Maryland.

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