Hilco Real Estate Hires Business Development Leader
Hilco Real Estate (HRE), an operating unit of Hilco Global, hired Peter Schwaikert as EVP and business development leader. He will lead business development efforts for all strategies within Northbrook, IL-based HRE, including lease advisory, brokerage, and asset management services, in addition to capital deployment opportunities.
“This is an exciting time for HRE,” said Neil Aaronson, HRE’s CEO. “With Pete joining the firm’s senior team, we’re able to best support the continued growth of our key business initiatives. He comes to Hilco with vast experience in the financial services industry.”
Prior to joining HRE, Schwaikert spent more than 18 years as an investment banker focused on restructuring, liability management, M&A and capital raising. In his prior role as a managing hirector at Guggenheim Securities, he advised both companies and creditors on out-of-court and in-court restructuring transactions, as well as companies and their sponsors on liability management, M&A and capital raising.