Senior Managing Director
Park Hill Real Estate
Frank Schmitz is a Senior Managing Director in the Park Hill Real Estate Group and is based in Chicago.
Before joining Park Hill Real Estate, Mr. Schmitz was a Managing Director and Head of Real Estate Equity at Principal Real Estate Investors. Mr. Schmitz was responsible for portfolio strategy and investment management for private and public market equity clients of Principal Real Estate Investors’ $12 Billion real estate equity group. In addition, he previously served as a Director of institutional marketing, specializing in real estate business development for the western United States.
Before joining Principal in 1992, Mr. Schmitz was with FCLS Investors Group of Chicago, a predecessor organization to CenterPoint Properties. He began his career at Northern Trust Bank of Chicago where he was a commercial real estate lending officer.
Mr. Schmitz received a BA in Economics and Political Science from Northwestern University and an MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. He is a member of the Pension Real Estate Association (PREA).