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Transwestern Adds Asia Lamar to Consulting Team

Transwestern Real Estate Services expanded its Consulting Services capabilities with the addition of Asia Lamar as Senior Director of Client Strategy. Based in Chicago, Lamar will lead portfolio optimization engagements and forge strategic partnerships between the private and public sectors. 

Before joining Transwestern, she was Director of Consulting for Technology and Business Intelligence at Avison Young, where she was integral in the development of a proprietary portfolio tool, generating over $2 million in revenue.

A proven leader with a nearly 20-year career, Lamar has worked for companies including Newmark Knight Frank and Theron Technology Solutions in the private equity and venture capital space. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Africana and Latin American studies from Colgate University.

“Asia is exceptionally talented in her ability to deliver value for clients through advanced portfolio strategies and technology-led solutions across industries and asset types,” said Chase Bourdelaise, Managing Director of Transwestern’s Consulting Services.


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Jasmine Kilman is Content Director of Connect Commercial Real Estate, covering Chicago and greater Chicagoland, the Midwest, Seattle, and the Pacific Northwest. She covers industry trends, transaction deals, market research, and produces daily news stories. With experience in marketing and communications for academic nonprofits and corporate clients, including Hearst Media, Hilton, and Coldwell Banker, Kilman has written about commercial real estate, environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG), technology, healthcare, and philanthropy. She was born and raised in California and graduated with a degree in public relations. In her spare time, Kilman enjoys hiking and traveling to new locations with her family.

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