Realterm appoints Wade Judge as vice chairman

Realterm appoints Wade Judge as vice chairman
Wade Judge

Realterm announced the appointment of Wade Judge as Vice Chairman. He will join Realterm’s Executive Committee and Investment Committee toward the end of 2020.

He will focus on corporate governance, leadership, and direct collaboration with the Capital Markets & Realterm Logistics Development functions, accordig to the a press release.

Wade Judge joins Realterm following a 44-year career with the JLL organization, the last 28 years of which were with LaSalle Investment Management.

During his tenure at LaSalle, he served as CIO of the U.S. Private Equity business and the Chairman of the North American Investment Committee. He also served as Fund President for the firm’s flagship U.S. core open-end fund, LaSalle Property Fund. He is continuing his work with LaSalle on a part-time basis as a Senior Client Advisor for a major separate account client and will continue to serve on LaSalle’s Investment Committee until late 2020.

“We are excited to have Wade join Realterm,” said Bob Fordi, Realterm’s CEO. “Realterm has enjoyed a close working relationship with LaSalle Investment Management’s varied teams and accounts since 2005, and I’ve worked directly with Wade since 2008. He always comes prepared, bringing his insightful judgement, energy and integrity to our teams’ many engagements and interactions. Wade’s decision to join Realterm is a tremendous opportunity for our firm.”

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“I’ve had the opportunity to work closely with Bob and the Realterm team for the past 15 years and to closely observe how they performed before, during and after the Global Financial Crisis,” said Wade Judge. “What I found was a strong senior management team with excellent values and an operating platform second to none. I couldn’t be happier to continue my close working relationship with this outstanding organization.”

Wade Judge graduated with a B.A. in English from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from Stanford Business School. He serves on the Board of Directors of Metrosquash, a Chicago-based non-profit that works with inner-city children on academics and fitness