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Transwestern Adds Caitlin Ritter as Research Director in Chicago

Transwestern Real Estate Services has added Caitlin Ritter as research director for the company’s Chicago and Rosemont offices. Ritter will oversee research initiatives for the area alongside market research manager Tanita Bradley, who joins Transwestern as a part of the recent MB Real Estate (MBRE) acquisition. 

Ritter has extensive experience in commercial real estate market research in Chicago. Before joining Transwestern, Ritter was director of applied research at Aegon Asset Management for 13 months. Before that, she spent over six years at MBRE, most recently as VP of research and investment intelligence.  

“We are thrilled about Caitlin coming on board as Research Director for Chicago,” said Elizabeth Norton, Transwestern’s senior managing director of research services. “She has an exceptional reputation in Chicago as a researcher, and her insight and expertise will elevate and position Transwestern as a leader in market research.” 


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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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