CHICAGO – Antonio A. Bismonte has joined Newcastle Limited* as Managing Director, announced Michael R. Haney, President of the Chicago-based national real estate firm that provides advisory and development services to not-for-profit organizations, institutions, investors, corporations and governmental agencies.
At Newcastle, Bismonte, 43, is responsible for investment services including formulating investment strategies, developing capital sources, identifying and executing investment opportunities that match client investment objectives, and managing these assets during their holding period.
Bismonte has 20 years of top-level commercial real estate experience in the United States, Canada and France. Prior to joining Newcastle, he was Executive Vice President and a member of the management committee at Trizec Properties, Inc., where he established offices in New York City and Washington, D.C., and played a significant role in the company’s expansion into the Southeast. He lead Trizec’s $600 million acquisition of an office portfolio from Washington, D.C.-based JBG Companies and for Trizec’s $125 million renovation, financing and the State of Michigan’s master lease of the former 1.1 million square-foot General Motors world headquarters facility in Detroit, MI.He also served as Vice President of LaSalle Partners, Ltd. (now Jones Lang LaSalle) where he provided investment management services to corporate and institutional clients in the United States and France. At JMB Realty Corporation where he was Vice President, Bismonte provided investment management services to institutional and corporate clients in the United States and Canada. While at JMB, Bismonte participated in and later served as portfolio manager for the $5 billion acquisition of Cadillac Fairview and the development of a $500 million mixed-use project in downtown Las Angeles.
Born in Manila, the Philippines, Bismonte earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting at Michigan State University (East Lansing) and a Masters in Management degree from the Kellogg School at Northwestern University (Evanston, IL). He is a Certified Public Accountant. Bismonte lives in Winnetka, IL, with his wife, Traci, and son, Trenton, 3.
About Newcastle Limited
Newcastle Limited is a Chicago-based national commercial real estate firm serving governmental agencies, institutions, not-for-profit organizations, corporations and private investors. The firm’s strategic advisory, development and investment services are designed to reduce project risk and maximize asset value. To learn more about Newcastle, call Mike Haney at (312) 252-1401 or visit the company website at www.newcastleinvestors.com.