Our Team

Joe McWeeney

General Counsel and Director of Due Diligence 

(312) 670 -1514

John Colt Landreth

Managing Member and Founding Member

(312) 670-1500

Eliza Dudek

Director of Asset Management

(312) 670-1505

DanieLTalar

Summer Intern

(312) 670-1500

John Colt Landreth – Managing Member and Founding Member

  • Mr. Landreth has forty plus (40+) years of experience in the commercial and industrial real estate business focusing on development, investment, real estate finance, valuation, leasing and sales. 

  • PPA (Mr. Landreth) is the pioneer and worldwide leader in real estate consulting for private equity.

  • In 2018 Mr. Landreth created the PPA MOB Fund I, a medical office building fund with five (5) initial MOB assets in SW Ohio. 

  • Prior to founding PPA, Mr. Landreth spent eleven (11) years at Cushman & Wakefield and Grubb & Ellis selling major assets for institutional investors, e.g. RREEF, University of Chicago Endowment Fund, PM Realty Advisors, UBS Realty Advisors, et al.

  • During the years 1981-1991, Mr. Landreth was a Principal at Stanhope Advisors, Inc., which he founded, and Managing General Partner of FCL Properties. During this period FCL developed industrial parks in Elgin and Mundelein in partnership with the University of Chicago Endowment Fund as a partner as well as many other industrial properties. Mr. Landreth conceived, initiated and closed a 62-acre land sale with the TCW Land Fund (Purchaser) and Prentiss Properties (Seller) in Vernon Hills, IL as a financing.

  • From 1978-1980, Mr. Landreth served as commercial mortgage banker with First Chicago Realty Services (“FCRSC”). Here, Mr. Landreth financed the Hyatt O’Hare Hotel and several other income-producing properties.

  • Mr. Landreth has made significant land investments such as the purchase, development and sale of the Four Columns Industrial Park (63 acres) Elgin, IL; Butterfield Industrial Campus (31 acres), Mundelein, IL and ARI Court (8acres) Addison, IL. Our current land holding is Ottawa Land Investors (194 acres) Ottawa, IL, a bulk products industrial park.

  • Mr. Landreth is the Founder of SkyRise Chicago, the Willis (formerly Sears) Tower Stair Climb, benefitting the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. Skyrise Raises $1,200,000 net for RIC each year.

  • Mr. Landreth has served as an expert witness in the area of land use and valuation for both financial institutions and municipalities.

  • Mr. Landreth is a Fellow of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

 
 

 

Joe McWeeney – General Counsel and Director of Due Diligence 

  • Mr. McWeeney graduated from Marquette University's school of Business Administration with a double major in Marketing and Commercial Real Estate. 

  • He graduated from DePaul University’s School of Law in December of 2016 and is a Registered Attorney in the State of Illinois.  

  • He has worked at PPA since 2012 and now manages the acquisition due diligence process.  

  • Mr. McWeeney is responsible for procuring and analyzing lease information, property taxes, entitlement & zoning, access/egress, deferred maintenance reports, change-in-control, and security. 

 

Eliza Dudek – Director of Asset Management

  • Ms. Dudek is the Director of Asset Management and has been with PPA for twelve (12) years. 

  • She is responsible for the asset management of our 194-acre Ottawa Land Investment which includes the Ottawa Industrial Park (130 acres) and well as the five (5) medical office buildings of the PPA MOB Fund. She is also head of Portfolio Lease Management.

  • In addition to Asset Management, Ms. Dudek is a licensed Real Estate Managing Broker in the State of Illinois and is an integral part of our due diligence team for both our own investments and for our private equity clients..

 

Daniel Talar – Summer Intern

  • During my internship at PPA...

    • Learned to review, abstract, and summarize commercial leases

    • Learned about real estate due diligence for private equity target acquisitions

    • Completely redesigned the current PPA website (let me know what you think)

    • I will be back in the summer of 2020

  • Marquette University - (Anticipated Graduation May 2022)

    • I am currently enrolled at Marquette University's school of Business, pursuing ​a double major in Finance and Commercial Real Estate.

  • 2017-present: All Pro Contracting Inc. - Marketing, Management, and General Labor

  • 2016-present: TLR Enterprises LLC - Multi-Family Investment Portfolio Management and apartment renovations

Plaza Property Advisors

312-670-1500

200 East Walton Place Chicago, IL 60611

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