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Robert A. Gintoft, SIOR, EDFP
Industrial Specialist
Vice President of Industrial & Investment Real Estate, Ogden & Company
1665 N. Water Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202
United States
Phone: +1.414.270.4155
Cell: +1.414.940.5060
Email: robertg@ogdenre.com
Website: http://www.ogdenre.com/
 
Chapter:   SIOR Wisconsin Chapter
Member Since: 1992
 
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Bio

I. 30+ Years as Commercial Real Estate Broker (SIOR Industrial Specialist Since 1992)

1. Mallory Properties – Exec. Vice-President of Leasing, Property Management/ Redevelopment - 6 months

2. NAI MLG Commercial – Sen. V-P Industrial/ Corporate Real Estate Solutions Team (CREST) - 13 Years

3. Colliers /Barry Company – Vice-President of Special Projects -10 years

4. Robert A. Polacheck Co. – Industrial Sales/Leasing - 3 years

Clients: Chrysler Corp.; Trek; US Postal Service; Campbell’s Soup; Seneca Foods; Regal-Beloit Corp.; Quad Graphics; Koch Properties; Marquette Medical; Lennar Partners; U.S. Dept of Labor; Redevelopment Authority City of MKE; Parts Now!; U.S. Oil; KI; Seneca Foods; ReliaStar Investments; Associated Bank; Cummins; Milwaukee Electronics; Conrad Schmitt Studios; Schneider Electric; Schneider National; Mallory Properties; City of Green Lake; Henri's Food Products; PNC Bank; Johnson Controls, Inc.; and Chiquita Processed Foods

II. AWARDS

A. 2014 - Outstanding Leadership as Founding Coordinator & 13 Years as Program Chair of SIOR - WI Chapter Since 2003;

B. 2010 – Elite Performer Award by NAI Global for Transaction over $67 Million as agent for USPS

C. 2007 – Outstanding Leadership & Dedication by the Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS’ (SIOR) – WI Chapter (Doubled Membership & Created a

$55,000 Scholarship Fund at UW-M)

D. 2006 – Industrial Real Estate Transaction of the Year by the Business Journal Serving Greater Milwaukee and by Commercial Assn. of REALTORS –

Wisconsin (CARW) - Sale/Leaseback for Regal-Beloit Corp. in Grafton, WI

E. 2005 – Life Time Achievement Award by the Board of RIVERWORKS Development Corporation of Milwaukee (Initiating it, Past President 7+ years, &

Interim Executive Director 3 times)

F. 2004 – Industrial Real Estate Deal of the Year – Runner Up by the Commercial Association of REALTORS – Wisconsin (CARW) (Listing/ Selling

challenged 350,000 SF outmoded inner-city plant)

G. 2000 - CUED* - Major Cities Gold Award- Most Creative Private/Public Economic Development Partnership as Founder & President 7+ Years of

Northeast Milwaukee Industrial Development Corporation

III. DEMONSTRATED LEADERSHIP

A. Presenter at Mid-American Economic Development Council Convention in Milwaukee - 2010

B. Presenter at SIOR-WI Chapter's Manufacturing Case Studies of the former American Motors Corporation redevelopment and Allis Chalmers

Redevelopment - 2005 & 2006

C. Presenter at Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS (SIOR) Spring Convention- Boca Raton – 2005.

D. Elected President of SIOR – WI Chapter – 2007

E. Elected & reelected President of Wauwatosa Economic Development Corporation & Chair of CDBG Committee that reviews & awards $325,000 of

Community Development Block Grants annually –2010-12

F. Reelected President (7 Times)/ Past Interim Executive Director 3 times/ Current Secretary of RIVERWORKS Development Corp., a private/public

development collaboration that replaced the loss of American Motors Corp’s 425 jobs and had attracted over $35 Million of new tax base in what was

Milwaukee’s highest crime rated/ lowest income area – 1996 - 2003

G. Coordinator & Convener of Series of 6 Economic Development Seminars w/ Racine’s top 31 Private & Public Sector Leaders culminating w/ formation

of Racine County Economic Development Corp. – ‘83

H. Awarded Leadership Scholarship & Elected Freshman Class President – Dominican College (Racine)

I. Elected Captain and was Starting Point Guard on State High School Championship Basketball Team

J. Elected President of Letterman's Club @ Marquette University High School

IV. EDUCATION

M.S. – Urban Affairs (Planning & Land Use, Comm. Dev., Design, Politics, History) Univ. of WI – Milwaukee

Graduate Teaching Assistant - Dept. of Urban Affairs – taught graduate computer programming lab

B.A. – University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee & Dominican College of Racine

- Semester Abroad (@ Univ. of London’s School of Economics through Dominican College)

V. TRAINING, LICENSES, & PROFSSIONAL DESIGNATIONS

A. 9 Seminars for Economic Development Finance Professionals (EDFP) certified by National Development Council of NY (’82 & 2014)

B. 4 Seminars for Certification & Membership into Society of Industrial & Office REALTORS (SIOR), commercial real estate industry’s leading

designation/association of Washington, DC (’92)

C. 4 Seminars with Corporate Real Estate Solutions Team (CREST) by NAI Global of Princeton, NJ (’02)

D. 2 Dale Carnegie Seminars - “Sales” & “Public Speaking & Human Relations” of Milwaukee, WI (’77)

E. IREI Certification in Property Management by Allied Business Schools of Laguna Hills, CA (’12)

F. Grant Writing & Resource Development Seminar by Foundation Center – Washington, DC (’78)

VI. COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERISM

A. 28 Seasons as Elementary Basketball, Baseball, Football & Soccer Coach

B. 23 Years Coordinating & Calling BINGO for 6 different non-profits

C. 25 years as Initiator/ Past President/ Secretary/ Chair of Real Estate Redevelopment Committee of RIVERWORKS Development Corporation

D. 8 Years & Past President of Wauwatosa Economic Development Corporation, a private/ public economic development partnership

E. 13 years as Program Chair of SIOR – WI Chapter

Experience

BIO of Bob Gintoft, SIOR Bob Gintoft, SIOR, RPM, CREST, EDFP joined the sales team at Ogden & Company, Inc. in 2012, as Vice President of Industrial & Corporate Services in the Brokerage Group. In addition to his role as a team leader for the Brokerage Group, Bob's responsibilities include brokerage, tenant and property representation, office and industrial sales & leasing, confidential acquisitions, real estate consulting, sale-leasebacks, economic development incentives, and forming private/public economic development collaborations

Background and Experience

Prior to joining Ogden, Bob was: a Business & Economic Developer with IMPACT SEVEN, Inc.’s Milwaukee Office marketing New Markets Tax Credits, SBA’s 504 Loans and SBA’s Micro Loans; Executive Vice President of Leasing & Acquisitions at Mallory Properties; Senior Vice President of Corporate and Industrial Sales & Leasing at NAI MLG Commercial; Vice President of Special Projects w/ Colliers /Barry Co., Inc.; and Commercial Real Estate Sales & Leasing Associates for Robert A. Polacheck Co. Bob has sold commercial real estate as a licensed real estate broker since 1983.

Bob has also served more than 10 years as executive director of 3 nationally recognized inner-city redevelopment efforts: the Milwaukee East Organizations' Congress Inc.; Racine’s North Side Redevelopment Project, Inc.; and Northeast Milwaukee Industrial Development Corp.(NMIDC) n/k/a RIVERWORKS Development Corp. Bob has been an Educational Presentor at: SIOR’s international & regional conventions and its Wisconsin Chapter meetings; the Mid-American Economic Development Council Convention in ‘10; & UW-M’s School of Architecture and Urban Planning.

SIOR COOPERATIVE TRANSACTIONS

DISPOSITIONS

256 acres of former American Motors Corporation marshalling yards in Kenosha, WI for Chrysler Corporation referred by James Sharkey, SIOR of Detroit, MI

294,000 square foot former American Motors Headquarters in Kenosha, WI for Chrysler Corporation referred by James Sharkey, SIOR of Detroit, MI

275,000 square foot former W.A. Krueger bindery plant in New Berlin, WI for Ringier America with Robert Dufek, SIOR of Milwaukee, WI

224,000 square foot former LEESON Electric manufacturing plant in Grafton, WI for Regal-Beloit Corporation referred by Charlie Armstrong, SIOR of Quad Cities, IA

220,000 square foot former Vlasic Pickle canning plant on 35 acres for Campbell’s Soup in Bonduel, WI referred by Alfred W. Schwacke, Jr., SIOR of Philadelphia, PA

160,000 square foot hardware distribution center for Georgia Pacific Corporation in Milwaukee, WI referred by Sam A. Scaffide, SIOR of Atlanta, GA

160,000 square foot former American Motors Corporation weld shop in Kenosha, WI for Chrysler Corporation referred by James Sharkey, SIOR of Detroit, MI

150,000 square foot former Chiquita Processed Foods canning plant in Markesan, WI

With Kurt Van Dyke, SIOR, CCIM of Milwaukee, WI

150,000 square foot former Seneca Foods canning plant in Pickett, WI referred by Kurt Van Dyke, SIOR, CCIM of Milwaukee, WI

145,000 square foot former American Motors Corp weld shop in Milwaukee, WI for Chrysler Corporation referred by James Sharkey, SIOR of Detroit, MI

145,000 square foot former Mirro plating plant for Newell Rubbermaid in Chilton, WI referred by J. Leonard Caldeira, SIOR of Chicago IL

120,000 square foot Menasha Corporation manufacturing plant in Neenah, WI with Charles A. Ball, Jr., SIOR of Appleton, WI

120,000 square foot former Friday Canning plant in Sussex, WI referred by Kurt Van Dyke, SIOR, CCIM of Milwaukee, WI

120,000 square foot former Schneider Electric manufacturing plant in Oshkosh, WI with Patrick Connor of Appleton, WI referred by Peggy Fortuna, SIOR of Chicago, WI

119,000 square foot of former ACUSTAR’s Electrical Harness Plant in Coleman, WI for Chrysler Corporation referred by James Sharkey, SIOR of Detroit, MI

118,000 square foot former Friday Canning plant in Coleman (Marinette County), WI referred by Kurt Van Dyke, SIOR, CCIM of Milwaukee, WI

60,000 square foot of printing plant in Madison, WI for New England Business Services’ with John S. Pinger, SIOR of Madison referred by Whitford Bond, SIOR of Boston, MA

60,000 square foot former electrical plant on 3.5 acres for Economy Drugs, Inc. in Elm Grove, WI with Kurt Van Dyke of Milwaukee, WI

44,000 square foot former pharmaceutical distribution center for First Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust in Waukesha, WI with Bill Langhoff, SIOR of Milwaukee, WI

44,000 square foot former J.H. Fagan appliance distribution center for Ogden & Company Investment Partners with Samuel Dickman, Jr., SIOR of Milwaukee, WI

42,000 square foot former Mirro plating warehouse in Manitowoc, WI for Newell Rubbermaid referred by J. Leonard Caldeira, SIOR of Chicago, IL

14,000 square foot former Chiquita Processed Foods research lab in Columbus, WI for Seneca Foods referred by Kurt Van Dyke, SIOR, CCIM of Milwaukee, WI

ACQUISITIONS

100 acre improved industrial site for Dollar General’s 1,000,000 square foot distribution center in southern, WI referred by Sidney E. Gable, SIOR of Philadelphia, PA

64 acre improved industrial site for 852,000 square foot processing & distribution center in Oak Creek, WI for U. S. Postal Service referred by Joel Cannon, SIOR of Washington, DC

25 acre improved industrial site for U.S. Department.of Labor Job Corps Center campus in Milwaukee’s northwest side referred by Joel Cannon, SIOR of Washington, DC

21 acre improved industrial site for Geneva Lakes Cold Storage on Milwaukee's far northwest side with John Henderson, SIOR of Brookfield, WI

12 acre improved retail site in Brookfield, WI for Von Maur Department Stores of Davenport, IA referred by Charlie Armstrong, SIOR of Quad Cities, IA

4 acre truck & trailer storage yard for Schneider National of Green Bay, WI in Atlanta, GA with Sam A. Scaffide, SIOR of Duluth, GA

115,000 square foot an indoor mountain bike park for Trek International & Ray’s Indoor Mountain Bike Park referred by David R. Hexter, SIOR of Cleveland, OH

30,000 square foot distribution center (Build-to-Suit) on 7 acres in Oak Creek, WI for Cummins Engine referred by Daniel P. Cawley, SIOR of Downers Grove, IL

14,000 square foot Regional Sales Office for Chrysler Corporation at Crossroads Corporate Center in Waukesha, WI referred by James Sharkey, SIOR of Detroit, MI

Achievements
  • 2014 - Founder & Steward of State's Most Successful Private-Public Economic Development Collaborations by Wisconsin Economic Development Assn. (WEDA)
  • 2000 - CUED* - Major Cities Gold Award- Most Creative Private/Public Economic Dev. Partnership
  • 2004 – Industrial Real Estate Deal of the Year – Runner Up by the Commercial Association of REALTORS – Wisconsin (CARW) (Listing/ Selling challenged 350,000 SF outmoded inner-city plant)
  • 2005 – Life Time Achievement Award by the Board of RIVERWORKS Development Corporation of Milwaukee (Initiating it, Past President 7+ years, & Interim Executive Director 3 times)
  • 2006 – Industrial Real Estate Transaction of the Year by the Business Journal Serving Greater Milwaukee and by Commercial Assn. of REALTORs – Wisconsin (CARW) - Sale/Leaseback in Grafton
  • 2007 – Outstanding Leadership & Dedication by the Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS’ (SIOR) – WI Chapter (Doubled Membership & Created a $55,000 Scholarship Fund at UW-M)
  • 2010 – Elite Performer Award by NAI Global for Transaction over $67 Million as agent for USPS
Affiliates
  • Elected & Reelected President (7 Times)/ Past Interim Executive Director 3 times/ Current Secretary of RIVERWORKS Development Corp., a private/public development collaboration that replaced the loss of American Motors Corp’s 425 jobs and had attracted over $35 Million of new tax base in what was Milwaukee’s highest crime rated/ lowest income area –1996–2003. Current Officer & Chair-RE Dev.Com.
  • Elected & reelected President of Wauwatosa Economic Development Corporation & Chair of CDBG ‘03 Committee that reviews & awards $325,000 of Community Development Block Grants annually –2010-14
  • Workforce Development Seminar by International Economic Development Council (IEDC)
  • Economic Development Marketing & Attraction Seminar by International Econ. Dev. Council (IEDC)
  • Brownfields Redevelopment Seminar by International Economic Development Council (IEDC)
  • 4 Seminars with Corporate Real Estate Solutions Training (CREST) by NAI Global of Princeton, NJ
  • 7 Seminars for Econ. Dev. Professionals (EDP) certified by National Development Council of NY
Education
  • B.A. – University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee & Dominican College of Racine - Semester Abroad (@ Univ. of London’s School of Economics through Dominican College)
  • M.S. – Urban Affairs (Interdisciplinary Program including: Planning & Land Use; Comm. Dev.; Design; Politics; History; Transportation; Anthropolofy; & Computer Applications) Univ. of WI – Milwaukee Graduate Teaching Assistant - Dept. of Urban Affairs – taught graduate computer programming lab
Areas of Practice
  • Tenant Representation
  • Landlord
  • Corporate Services
  • Distribution & Logistics
  • Sale/Leasing
  • Consulting
  • Investments
Transactions
2015

Robert Gintoft, SIOR, EDFP

Ogden & Company
Milwaukee, WI

Samuel Dickman, SIOR, CRE

The Dickman Company, Inc. / CORFAC International
Milwaukee, WI

$2,595,000 Industrial Sale

44,342 sq. ft. / 3 acres

Robert represented Paramount Court Associates LLC
Samuel represented 1711 Paramount Court LLC

Waukesha, WI - January 28, 2015
2012

Robert Gintoft, SIOR, EDFP

Ogden & Company
Milwaukee, WI

William Langhoff, SIOR, CCIM

Colliers International
Milwaukee, WI

$2,150,000 Industrial Sale

Waukesha, WI - December 14, 2012
Committee History
CommitteeCommittee RoleBegin DateEnd Date
SPB - Tenant Representation 1/1/20061/1/2020
SPB - Distribution and Logistics  1/1/20071/1/2020
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