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Peak Properties Adds Regional Property Manager

Michelle Donaldson has been appointed to the newly-developed role of regional property manager for Peak Properties, LLC, based on Chicago’s North Side.

“Michelle is a key addition to the Peak team and further solidifies our ongoing commitment to enhancing our portfolio of third-party management assignments,” said Mike Zucker, managing partner at Peak Properties. “Her experience and skillsets are a perfect fit for overseeing our high-rise residential properties and growing number of complex condominium deconversion projects.”

Donaldson’s career began with a part-time role which sparked her interest in pursuing a full-time career in real estate property management, where she has worked for owners directly as well as corporate property management firms. 

Most recently, she served as a roving property manager with Pinnacle Property Management, where she supported a regional team overseeing operations for nine multifamily communities totaling more than 1,800 units.


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About Paul Bubny

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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