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Luke Petherbridge is founder and CEO of Link Logistics

Link Logistics CEO Will Keynote at Eisenberg Foundation Fundraiser

CEO Luke J. Petherbridge of Link Logistics will be the featured keynote speaker for the Harold E. Eisenberg Foundation’s (HEEF) Networking Night fundraising event on Thursday, Nov. 10 at the Merchandise Mart’s Marshall’s Landing. Peter Borzak, CEO of Pine Tree, will interview Petherbridge. 

HEEF’s Networking Night offers commercial real estate professionals an opportunity to advance and expand their industry connections in a casual setting, hear insights on the state of the market from the leader of one of the largest U,S. industrial property owners, and support the overarching goals of the Foundation. The program is being hosted on the first night of the Foundation’s two-day Career Day program for college students. 

“In-person events combining social, networking, educational and charitable elements are an important part of CRE’s ecosystem,” said HEEF president Peter Eisenberg. “HEEF’s Networking Night and Career Day give us the opportunity to reconnect and support a cause that is greater than any of us.” 

The conversation between Petherbridge and Borzak is expected to focus on Petherbridge’s career path that led him from Australia to being one of the most influential leaders in U.S. commercial real estate. He will also discuss the state of the U.S. industrial market, as well as the state of the macro economy and how he is positioning his company to deal with the economic uncertainty that lies ahead.   

The Premier Sponsors for the 2022 Networking Event are Old Second National Bank, Wintrust, North American Real Estate and Iron Ridge Partners. 

Pictured: Luke Petherbridge


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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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