Scott Schoen

Managing Director

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Chicago, IL 60654

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Scott Schoen is the Managing Director of the Chicago, Philadelphia and Washington DC offices for the Financial Consulting Group.  He oversees a staff of finance professionals, who provide state-of-the-art financial and analytical consulting to corporations, financial institutions, REIT's and real estate advisory companies.  As a division of CBRE, the Financial Consulting Group leverages the proven experience and local market knowledge of more than 70,000 real estate professionals worldwide to provide custom analyses, which empower clients to make the most informed real estate decisions.

Mr. Schoen has advised sellers, buyers and users on critical property level financial issues and identified areas for value creation while utilizing an excellent understanding of the capital markets and industry underwriting standards and techniques to benefit clients. Under his leadership, the Chicago FCG Team has led the company in terms of total project volume within FCG for 2005-2007 and 2012-2016.

Mr. Schoen has over 20 years of real estate experience.  Prior to joining the Financial Consulting Group, Mr. Schoen worked in the Investment Properties Group as a member of the Chicago Shopping Center Investment Team.  Mr. Schoen's role within this exclusively focused retail team was to serve as the director of operations, facilitating all marketing activities and financial structuring for dispositions.  These responsibilities included thorough review of leases and operating agreements, historical and budgeted income and expenses, tenant sales, marketing assumptions, and cash flow projections.

Mr. Schoen joined CBRE in February of 1996 as a financial analyst in the Financial Consulting Group.  He was promoted to Senior Consultant in January of 1998 and during his tenure in the group assisted in the financial structuring and underwriting in over 200 transactions with aggregate value in excess of $9.5 billion.  Property types included primarily institutional grade retail, office, industrial and multifamily housing.  In 1996, he was a member of the Top Overall Financial Consulting Region in both income and productivity, along with the other team members in Chicago.