Our Professionals

Managing Principals

Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and with satellite offices in Mexico City and Mumbai, Walton Street’s investments are managed by a team of over 120 investment professionals. The firm’s 5 founders and managing principals, along with the firm’s 26 Principals form a management team that have made over $50 billion of investments in real estate and real estate operating companies. With an average of over 22 years of real estate experience, Walton Street believes its investments will benefit from the long-term relationships and expertise gained by having experienced several real estate cycles.

  • Neil G. Bluhm
  • Eric Mogentale
  • Jeffrey S. Quicksilver
  • Ira J. Schulman
  • K. Jay Weaver

Neil G. Bluhm

Managing Principal

Investment and Management Committee, Portfolio Strategy

Principal overseeing the strategic direction of Walton Street. Prior to forming Walton Street, Mr. Bluhm co-founded JMB Realty Corporation in 1969. Prior thereto, Mr. Bluhm was a partner in the Chicago law firm of Mayer, Brown & Platt. He has a BBA from University of Illinois and a JD from Northwestern University. Mr. Bluhm is a CPA.

Eric Mogentale

Managing Principal

Investment and Management Committee, Marketing

Principal overseeing marketing and client services. Prior to forming Walton Street, Mr. Mogentale was a Vice President of JMB Institutional Realty Corporation in the Acquisitions Group and, prior thereto, a Senior Consultant at Arthur Andersen & Company. He has a BA from Northwestern University.

Jeffrey S. Quicksilver

Managing Principal

Investment and Management Committee, Acquisitions

Principal overseeing acquisitions. Prior to forming Walton Street, Mr. Quicksilver was a Managing Director of JMB Realty Corporation in the Acquisitions Group and, prior thereto, an Associate at the law firm of Kirkland & Ellis. He has a BA from University of Michigan and a JD from Stanford University.

Ira J. Schulman

Managing Principal

Investment and Management Committee, Asset Management

Principal overseeing asset management. Prior to forming Walton Street, Mr. Schulman was an Executive Vice President of JMB Realty Corporation in the Acquisitions Group and, prior thereto, a Vice President at The First National Bank of Chicago. He has a BA from Washington and Jefferson College and an MBA from University of Pittsburgh.

K. Jay Weaver

Managing Principal

Investment and Management Committee, Finance

Principal overseeing finance. Prior to joining Walton Street, Mr. Weaver was a Senior Vice President of JMB Realty Corporation in the Finance Group. He has a BBA from University of Alaska and an MM from J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.