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Hilco Real Estate Promotes Three to Executive Vice President

Hilco Real Estate (HRE) has promoted current senior team leaders Ryan Lawlor, Matt Tabloff and Dan O’Brien to EVPs and partners. Each has long tenures with HRE. 

Lawlor, who spent 15 years at high-profile law firms before joining Hilco, has focused his expertise on assisting numerous healthy and distressed clients in creating and executing strategies to maximize the value of their real estate assets.  

Tabloff has been with Hilco since 2006 and leads a team of industry experts in lease advisory, disposition, asset management and acquisitions. O’Brien has been with Hilco Real Estate since 2008 and provides clients with over 22 years’ experience in the commercial real estate sector.  

“This is an exciting time for the HRE team,” said CEO Neil Aaronson. “With these promotions, we’re introducing the future of HRE and the business acumen and vision of these leaders to continue the growth of our team.” 


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Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications. Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).

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