Our Team

Shaun is a Founding Partner at Triad Real Estate Partners. He brings a very diverse background with close to two decades of practical business experience. Prior to founding Triad, Shaun spent six years brokering investment real estate as a top producer in Marcus & Millichap’s downtown Chicago office. While working at Marcus & Millichap, Shaun brokered everything from downtown midrise apartment buildings to branded hotel properties. Prior to his career in real estate, Shaun spent nine years employed in the securities industry mainly as principal of his own derivatives trading firm.

Before his business career started, Shaun served his country for six years, four of which were as a Sonar Technician stationed aboard the USS Salt Lake City, a nuclear attack submarine. Shaun graduated from Eastern Illinois University, is a licensed real estate broker in the states of Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Indiana, & Missouri and holds his Series 3 and Series 7 FINRA designations. Shaun is a long time Chicago resident and lives in the South Loop with his wife and daughter.

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Sean is a Founding Partner at Triad Real Estate Partners. He has close to 15 years of experience selling investment real estate, both in Chicago and throughout the country. Before starting Triad, Sean was a Senior Associate at Marcus & Millichap. As a Director of its National Multi Housing Group, He concentrated his efforts on selling apartment properties on the north side of Chicago and in several tertiary markets throughout The Midwest. He has also serviced his clients by diversifying their real estate investment portfolios and helping facilitate their 1031 Exchanges into other product types, including Single-Tenant and Multi-Tenant Retail, Office, and Industrial Investments. Sean has brokered the sale of more than $900 million of investment property, in over 175 transactions, including over 9,000 apartment and student housing units.

Sean has a BA from Boston College and is a licensed real estate broker in the states of Illinois and Wisconsin. In his spare time, he enjoys being a Dad, writing, traveling and playing golf.

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Ryan is a Founding Partner at Triad Real Estate Partners. He began his career at Marcus & Millichap, focusing on selling multi-family and student housing properties in Chicago, throughout Illinois and the greater Midwest. He went on to work at Binswanger where he grew that firm’s multi-family business while working extensively on office and industrial transactions. Since 2010 he has focused almost exclusively on student housing and now heads up Triad’s efforts in that space. Recognized as a leader in the industry, he has been a speaker at the Interface Student Housing Conference, the Real Estate Journals Student Housing Summit and the Real Estate People Student Housing Real Estate Summit.

Ryan has a BA from the University of Michigan and is a licensed real estate broker in the states of Illinois and Michigan. After living in Chicago for 9 years, Ryan moved to Ann Arbor, MI in 2014 and started the Michigan office of Triad in 2015. Ryan enjoys running, traveling, boating, softball and Detroit sports.

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Nick serves as the Director of Marketing & Design for the team. While attending Illinois State University, Nick was the Ad Production Manager for the school newspaper, The Daily Vidette. Managing a team of eight designers and working hand in hand with the Ad Sales Manager, he won 1st Place Best Newspaper Marketing/Promotion CNBAM 2010–2011: goblono.com & 1st Place Best Printed Rate Card/Media Kit CNBAM 2010–2011. Graduating in 2011, Nick earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Graphic Design. Upon graduating he began his career as a Chicago based freelance designer through nickgriffindesign.com, focusing on brand identity & logo design. Shortly after, he joined the #1 golf accessory company in the country, Golf Gifts & Gallery™, as the in-house and package designer.

Specializing in identity & branding, print design, web design, package design and typography, he has implemented his skills to re-brand our company and design this website you are currently viewing.

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Dane is the Director of Research & Analytics at Triad Real Estate Partners. After earning a BA from the University of Michigan in 2007, he relocated to San Francisco, California. While in San Francisco, he managed the day-to-day operations of the Royal Exchange, a well established Financial District institution since 1972. Following almost five successful years on the West Coast, Dane decided to return to the Midwest in order to be closer to his family. He began working for Triad Real Estate Partners in February 2013.

Dane spent his first fourteen years in Ballarat, Australia, before moving to Kalamazoo, Michigan and attending high school there. His formative years instilled him with a curiosity and appreciation for other cultures and he is an avid traveller, having visited more than twenty countries. He also enjoys writing, reading, and spending time with his far-flung family.

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Evan is a National Director of Multifamily for Triad Real Estate Partners. Prior to joining Triad, Evan was the Director of Multi-Housing Brokerage for The Bradley Company, a former CBRE affiliate. At Bradley Company Evan specialized in representing a multitude of multifamily owners/operators throughout the Midwest ranging from private equity firms to public REITS. Evan has nearly ten years of experience in acquisitions, dispositions, underwriting, valuation and market analysis.

Evan graduated from the University of Toledo. In his spare time he enjoys collecting prewar American motorcycles, golfing, fishing and spending time with his family.

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James Clough is an industry veteran with over 20 years of multifamily and commercial property brokerage experience. Prior to joining Triad Real Estate Partners James was a Managing Partner for Interra Realty, one of the top boutique real estate firms in Chicago, and prior to that he served as a Vice President of Investments at Marcus & Millichap growing both firms multifamily and mixed use investment sales. Over the course of his career he has successfully closed over $450 million in investment property transactions throughout the Midwest.

James attended the University of Cincinnati and graduated with a Bachelor of Business in Real Estate & Marketing. He is an active member of the Real Estate Investment Association (REIA) and is a CCIM Candidate. Additionally, he is an active member of the Wicker Park Committee and sits on the Preservation and Development Sub-Committee. James is a licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of Illinois. Away from the office he enjoys; golf, competing in triathlons, spending time with his wife Suzanne, and his two daughters Madeline and Olive.

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Dan serves as an Associate for Triad Real Estate Partners where he assists in developing new leads in the student housing and multifamily space while also aiding Dane in the Research and Analytics department. Dan spent two summers working as an intern with the company while also caddying at his local country club, Ridge Country Club.

Dan is a graduate from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he received a BA in Economics and Political Science. He is also a licensed real estate broker in the state of Illinois. In his free time he enjoys golfing, all things soccer, traveling to new places & Chicago sports.

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Jake serves as a Senior Analyst for Triad Real Estate Partners where he assists the brokerage team with property valuations and analysis while also conducting market research. He spent two summers interning for the team, and previously worked as a bartender at the Lake Geneva Country Club.

Jake recently graduated from the University of Chicago with a degree in Political Science. He is originally from the St. Louis area but moved to Wisconsin at a young age, in his free time he enjoys all things outdoors and spending time with friends and family.

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Brian is a Managing Director for Triad Real Estate Partners. Since graduating from DePaul, Brian has had held several positions within the real estate industry including property management and over 7 years of brokerage experience. Prior to joining Triad Real Estate Partners Brian specialized in Investment Sales with an emphasis on the Chicago and surrounding suburban multifamily markets at Interra Realty.

Brian was born and raised in the northern suburbs of Chicago. In his free time, he enjoys sailing, Chicago sports, and traveling with his wife and family.

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Michael serves as a Senior Associate for Triad Real Estate Partners where he focuses on student housing investment properties throughout the Midwest. Michael has spent his first two and a half years at Marcus & Millichap where he closed student housing projects in three Big Ten markets.

Michael is a graduate from Louisiana State University where he received a BA in Finance. He is a licensed broker in the state of Illinois. He enjoys anything sports during his free time whether it’s playing or watching, attending live music, and enjoying the Chicago food scene.

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George serves as an Associate for Triad Real Estate Partners specializing in Investment Sales with an emphasis on the Chicago multifamily market. George attended DePaul University and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics. He prides himself on his network and his ability to develop new leads. George is a licensed broker in the state of Illinois.

George was born and raised in the northern suburbs of Chicago. He speaks fluent Greek and when he is not working, he enjoys golfing, all things sports, traveling with friends & family and enjoying new restaurants & cuisine.

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Alex serves as a Junior Graphic Designer for Triad Real Estate Partners where she assists with valuation proposals and other creative tasks. Before joining the team, she produced work for private clients and Columbia College Chicago.

Alex recently graduated from Columbia College Chicago with a degree in Graphic Design. She loves exploring energy alternatives, relaxing outdoors, and traveling the four corners of the world.

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