Over the past six months, our team has expanded with the addition of Shannon Powers, Acquisitions Associate; Erin O’Neill, Senior Staff Accountant; and Emma Tanenbaum, Administrative Assistant. Meet the newest members of Next:
Shannon Powers, Acquisitions Associate—As an Acquisitions Associate, Shannon assists in executing Next Realty’s investment strategy by sourcing and evaluating prospective opportunities for acquisition. She does so by conducting market research within select target markets and establishing key brokerage/seller relationships.
Prior to joining Next Realty, LLC, Shannon was an investment sales broker at Marcus & Millichap in the Chicago Office. She has a diverse background in real estate on both the operational and brokerage sides of the business after beginning her career at a family office that owns a portfolio of over two hundred assets in Chicago. There, as an asset manager, she implemented capital expenditure and tenant retention programs.
She earned her bachelor’s degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Shannon is licensed real estate broker in Illinois and is an active member of Industrial Women in Real Estate (IWIRE), and Real Estate Investment Association (REIA).
Erin O’Neill, Senior Staff Accountant—Erin joins Next further expanding her experience in commercial real estate accounting. Her responsibilities include accounting operations, financial reporting, and budgeting. Before joining Next Realty, Erin worked as a Staff Accountant in the property industry. She has also held a role as an Accountant. She graduated Phi Theta Kappa and Delta Mu Delta from Elmhurst University with a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting.
Emma Tanenbaum, Administrative Assistant—Emma joins Next as an Administrative Assistant with responsibilities of working alongside and supporting administration, marketing, and various other areas of the firm. She comes to Next from Syntec Group. Emma attended the University of Iowa and graduated with a major in Communication Studies and a minor in Human Relations.