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John Heiberger has joined NAI Hiffman and Hiffman National, its property management and project services division, as president

John Heiberger Joins NAI Hiffman, Hiffman National as President

NAI Hiffman, the Midwest’s largest independent commercial real estate company, and Hiffman National, Hiffman’s property management and project services division, added John Heiberger as president. Heiberger is currently U.S. head of portfolio management at Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), a position he will transition out of prior to Dec. 31, 2022.  

In his new role, Heiberger will head their corporate accounting and oversee the company operations and people services departments, while advising on strategic financial decisions to strengthen the Hiffman brands, enhancing the company’s customer-centric focus and positioning Hiffman for new growth opportunities in the coming years. 

“With John’s vast experience with strategy and vision development of CRE firms, I have no doubt that he will be able to further heighten our financial strategy and planning to achieve our desired growth both locally and nationally,” said Dave Petersen, NAI Hiffman | Hiffman National CEO. 


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