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Bridge Development Promotes Groetsema to Newly-Created COO Spot

Bridge Development Partners has promoted Chicago-based Steve Groetsema to COO. Groetsema (pictured) will support Bridge’s continued national and international industrial real estate portfolio expansion, in addition to enhancing the company’s internal infrastructure and processes that drive its acquisition, development and property management operations.

“We’ve realized that there’s a need for an enhanced company-wide internal infrastructure to streamline and further scale our operations,” said Bridge’s founder and CEO, Steve Poulos. “We’ve added the position of COO to our executive team to fulfill this need, and there is no better man for the job than Steve.”

Groetsema joined Bridge in 2007 and become one of only five national partners in 2016.  Before assuming the role of COO, he was Bridge’s Midwest partner from 2015 through 2018. In that capacity, he was responsible for Bridge’s acquisition and development activities throughout Chicagoland and southern Wisconsin.

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