About Us

Syndicated Equities is a private real estate investment firm that provides its clients with nationwide access to institutional-quality real estate opportunities. We believe that investing in professionally managed real estate is essential to both a well-diversified portfolio and the creation of personal wealth.

For over 30 years, our firm has generated attractive returns for its clients through our expertise in evaluating, structuring and actively managing real estate investments. These investments include stabilized retail, office, parking, government, hotel, and credit tenant net leased properties. The principals of Syndicated Equities invest alongside our clients in each property, reflecting our careful due diligence, alignment of interests, and personal commitment to the success of our investments.

Syndicated Equities also works closely with investors completing 1031 Exchanges. Our firm has provided over $750 million of credit tenant, net leased properties for our investors as either replacement property or as a new equity investment.

Our Team

Syndicated Equities’ senior management team combines over 100 years of principal-oriented real estate experience, including expertise in acquisitions, finance, development, asset management, leasing, brokerage, institutional advisory services and 1031 Exchanges. The depth of this experience is called upon as we evaluate new investment opportunities and manage existing assets within our portfolio. Our reputation for integrity, coupled with our commitment to the performance of our investments, has served our clients well for 25 years and continues to do so today.

Richard Kaplan
CEO & Founder
Matt McCulloch
Managing Partner
Jason Schwartz
Managing Partner & COO
René Ristau
Principal & Director of Asset Management
Robert Handler
Principal & Controller
Terri Leslie
Chief of Staff
Tracy Treger
Ashley Szatkowski
Director of Finance and Acquisitions
Jessica Healy
Director of Business Development
Bibi Zichmiller
Director of Investor Relations
Miranda Parker
Director of Acquisitions
Taylor Ligenza
Operation Asset Manager
Jenna Rivera
Business Development Associate
Joshua York
Director, Net Lease Brokerage
Katie Donovan
Investment & Communications Associate
Andrew Killian
Acquisitions Analyst
Gayle Teicher
Senior Director of Business Development

Community Involvement

Syndicated Equities believes strongly in giving back to the community. The principals and employees of Syndicated Equities support these and other civic and charitable organizations with time or financial commitments.

  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • American Red Cross
  • American Bird Conservancy
  • Anti-Cruelty Society
  • Anti-Defamation League
  • Art Institute of Chicago
  • Aspen Music Festival & School
  • Aspen Valley Ski & Snowboard Club
  • Avon Walk for Breast Cancer
  • Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
  • Camp of Dreams
  • Chicago Bully Breed Rescue
  • Chicago Cares
  • Chicago Child Care Society
  • Chicago Hoops Express
  • Chicago Sinai Congregation
  • CREW Network
  • Doctors Without Borders
  • Emily Krzyzewski Center
  • Facing History and Ourselves
  • Francis W. Parker School
  • Greater Chicago Food Depository
  • Guide Dogs for the Blind
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Harold E. Eisenberg Foundation
  • Hillel Foundation
  • Jewish Council for Youth Services
  • Jewish National Fund
  • Jewish United Fund
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • Lawyers in the Classroom
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation
  • March of Dimes
  • Marwen
  • Minds Matter
  • Mothers Against Drunk Driving
  • Mountain Rescue – Aspen
  • Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation
  • Multiple Sclerosis Foundation
  • Murphy Scholarship Fund
  • National Public Radio (WBEZ)
  • Noah’s Ark Animal Rehabilitation Center
  • Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute
  • Northwestern Memorial Foundation
  • One Goal
  • Pamela B. Katten Memorial Foundation
  • PAWS – Chicago
  • Rocky Mountain Institute
  • Save the Rain
  • SGA Youth & Family Services
  • Special Olympics
  • Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies
  • St. Baldrick’s Foundation
  • St. Jude Children’s Cancer Research
  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure
  • The Lilac Tree
  • The Wild Animal Sanctuary
  • University of Chicago
  • U.S. Ark
  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • U.S. Ski & Snowboard Association
  • Woodlawn Children’s Promise Community
  • Woody Creek Community Center
  • World Wildlife Fund
  • Wounded Warrior Project
  • WTTW 11


350 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 800
Chicago, IL 60654


Chevy Chase, MD


Minneapolis, MN