CHICAGO – Kristine B. Westerberg has joined Newcastle Limited* as a Project Manager, 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, Westerberg, 49, is responsible for overseeing complex redevelopment and historical renovation projects for not-for-profit organizations and institutions including the $13,000,000 two-year renovation of the 4,200-seat designated National Historic Landmark Auditorium Theatre, scheduled for completion this September. Her career includes more than 20 years of project management and resource development experience.
Prior to joining Newcastle, she served as Director of Development for the Illinois Facilities Fund; Assistant Director of Development and Special Exhibits Curator for the John G. Shedd Aquarium; and Exhibit Coordinator for the Field Museum of National History where she managed the production of a $2,500,000 permanent exhibit display, titled “Maritime Peoples of the Arctic and Northwest Coasts.”
A native of Naperville, IL, Westerberg was graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and ancient studies by St. Olaf College (Northfield, MN). She serves as Chair of the Food For All Chicago Grant Advisory Board, which provides funds to local not-for-profit organizations working with at-risk communities. She lives in Evanston.
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) 683-3113 or visit the company website at www.newcastleinvestors.com.