With decades of real estate experience, Joe’s key areas of expertise include business strategy, finance, mergers and acquisitions, and real estate development and management. He leads A&G’s Grocery, Restaurant and Pharmacy Practice.
Over the course of his career, Joe has successfully deployed in excess of $4 billion in store capital (including $1.1 billion in new store development), has acted as a key leader in mergers and acquisitions valued at more than $21 billion, and has managed and optimized real estate portfolios in excess of 130 million square feet. Clients of note include DSW, NPC International (dba – Pizza Hut and Wendy’s), Albertsons, Pet Supermarket, Rite Aid, and Planet Fitness franchisee PF Growth Partners.
Prior to joining A&G, Joe was Senior Vice President of Real Estate and Development for Southeastern Grocers, an $11billion privately owned company with 800 grocery stores in the southeastern U.S. Prior to that, he spent 17 years at SuperValu, Inc., and its predecessor companies, where as Group Vice President of Real Estate he was responsible for all aspects of the company’s 90 million- square- foot retail, office, and warehouse portfolio.
Joe received an undergraduate degree in real estate and finance from the University of Illinois and an MBA in finance from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. He is also a member of Lambda Alpha International Land Economics Society and the International Council of Shopping Centers, where he is a regularly featured speaker.
Based in Oak Brook, IL, Joe is an avid golfer who enjoys spending summers on the lake with family and friends.