Shannon Powers

Acquisitions Associate

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Shannon assists in executing Next Realty’s investment strategy by sourcing and evaluating prospective opportunities for the fund to acquire. She does so by identifying select target markets, conducting market research, and establishing key relationships to help source investment opportunities.

Prior to joining Next Realty, LLC, Shannon worked as an investment sales broker at Marcus & Millichap in their Chicago Office, with a specialization in the disposition of industrial assets. Shannon’s expertise comes from a diverse background in real estate on both the operational and brokerage sides of the business. She began her career at a family office that consists of a portfolio of over 200 assets in the Chicago Metropolitan area, where she worked as an asset manager, guiding the implementation and execution of capital expenditure and tenant retention programs.

She earned her bachelor’s degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and developed strong entrepreneurial skills through the John W. Altman Institute of Entrepreneurship, ranking 5th among public undergraduate colleges and universities. Shannon is an Illinois licensed real estate broker. Shannon is currently an active member of Industrial Women in Real Estate (IWIRE), and Real Estate Investment Association (REIA).