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Steve Schnur Joins CRG in Newly Created COO Role

CRG, the Chicago-based real estate development and investment management arm of Clayco, said Monday that Steve Schnur has joined the firm as COO. In this new role, Schnur will expand CRG’s executive leadership team to help guide the firm’s strategic growth and continued expansion of its real estate development and investment activities across North America. He will also play an important role in enhancing internal processes pertaining to acquisitions, development, leasing, asset management and property management.

Schnur previously served as EVP and COO at Duke Realty. During his nearly 20-year career with Duke Realty, Schnur was heavily involved in the development, leasing and property management operations of the firm’s 160 million-square-foot logistics portfolio across 19 major markets.

“As we continue to expand our development, acquisition and investment management capabilities, it is an important time to strengthen our internal infrastructure,” said Shawn Clark, president of CRG. “The new role of  chief operating officer is a perfect fit for Steve and I’m confident that his direct experience, strong leadership skills and relationships will create tremendous value for CRG, our clients and investors.”


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