Chicago — Chicago-based Starwood Retail Partners, along with parent company Starwood Capital Group, has named Jeff Ziegler chief operating officer.
Ziegler has more than 25 years of real estate experience, with a specialization in retail development and leasing.
“We are pleased to add an executive with Jeff’s deep expertise in both leasing and development to Starwood Retail Partners’ team,” says Michael Glimcher, CEO of Starwood Retail Partners. “His extensive industry experience positions him to assist me to execute our plan to create multi-faceted centers that will become the cores of their communities.”
Prior to joining the Starwood team, Ziegler was senior managing director of retail services at Oliver McMilan and a member of the firm’s executive committee. In addition, he has held positions at Continental Real Estate, Steiner & Associates, The Westfield Group and The Herring Group.
“I’m looking forward to working with Michael and our team to reinvent the experience we bring to guests as we add new uses and today’s critical retailers to our centers, and new programs to engage our audiences,” says Ziegler.