Howard Fields is the president of Inland Institutional Capital Partners LLC (“ICAP”), an SEC registered investment adviser. Mr. Fields is the Portfolio Manager of the Inland Retail Property Fund, LP and is responsible for capital raising and advisory services to the companies that are a part of The Inland Real Estate Group of Companies, Inc. He is also a member of the Inland Investment Committee.
Prior to working for Inland, Mr. Fields was Managing Director and Head of Real Estate at Capital Dynamics based in Zurich, Switzerland. At Capital Dynamics, Mr. Fields established the private equity real estate investment management division based upon his many years of investment experience, coupled with Capital Dynamics private equity structure and processes. Mr. Fields previously oversaw HRJ Capital's global real estate funds, managing global investments across all property sectors. Prior to joining HRJ Capital, Mr. Fields spent over twenty years at Allstate Insurance Company. For Allstate, Mr. Fields invested in all types of commercial real estate and utilized a broad range of investment structures including direct ownership, joint ventures, publicly traded REITs, debt and institutional funds. Prior to joining the real estate investment department of Allstate, Mr. Fields was a tax attorney with KPMG, Deloitte & Touche and then at Allstate, specializing in the taxation of financial institutions and their investments.
Mr. Fields received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance from the University of Illinois and his Law Degree from Washington University in St. Louis. He earned his CPA designation in 1979, and holds FINRA Series 7, 63 and 65 licenses.
Mr. Cosenza is responsible for leading the real estate acquisitions effort for Inland Institutional Capital, LLC.
Mr. Cosenza began his career as a vice president of property management and acquisitions negotiator. Since joining the acquisition team in 2006, he has acquired more than 200 properties totaling more than $3 billion and more than 21 million square feet. Most notably, he completed a $424 million acquisition of 16 shopping centers from a joint venture between TIAA-CREF and Developers Diversified Realty in 2010 and the acquisition of 19 shopping centers from Australian Macquarie CountryWide Trust in 2009. Prior to joining Inland, he was a market maker at the Chicago Board of Options Exchange.
Mr. Cosenza was honored in Real Estate Forum magazine's "Forty Under 40" in October 2012 and is chairman emeritus of the Downers Grove Economic Development Corporation. He is also a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and a member of the Chicago Association of REALTORS® (CAR). Mark is a graduate of the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and a licensed broker in Illinois.
Mr. Hlavacek is responsible for evaluating and structuring institutional joint venture partnerships for companies that are a part of The Inland Real Estate Group of Companies, Inc. Prior to joining Inland Institutional Capital, LLC, Mr. Hlavacek was Chief Operating Officer at McShane Medical Partners, where he helped create and manage a joint venture between McShane and a national real estate investment trust. Before McShane Medical Partners, Mr. Hlavacek was Vice President in CBRE’s Capital Markets group where he was responsible for representing institutional owners in the sale of CBD and suburban property. Prior to CBRE, Mr. Hlavacek was Vice President of Acquisitions at Great Lakes REIT, where he was responsible for new investments and dispositions.Mr. Hlavacek earned a Master of Business Administration degree from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Indiana University. He holds a FINRA series 65 license and is an active member of the Urban Land Institute, the Real Estate Investment Association, and the International Council of Shopping Centers.
Ms. Ballek is responsible for overseeing Inland Institutional Capital, LLC’s compliance with regulatory requirements.
Ms. Ballek joined The Inland Group, Inc. in 1987 as a staff accountant. Since that time her responsibilities have been in accounting and finance including corporate accounting officer positions in various companies of The Inland Real Estate Group of Companies, Inc. Ms. Ballek is currently Vice President of The Inland Real Estate Group, LLC overseeing accounting, compliance and SEC filings. She is also a Director of American Bancorp of Illinois, Inc. Ms. Ballek received her Bachelors of Arts Degree in Accounting and Business Administration from Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois. She earned her CPA designation in 1995, is a member of the Illinois CPA Society, and holds FINRA Series 7 and 66 registrations.
Ms. Matlin is a founder of Inland Institutional Capital, LLC.
Ms. Matlin also serves as a senior vice president of IREIC, ICAP’s parent, and is responsible for directing its day-to-day internal operations. Ms. Matlin has 28 years of commercial real estate experience, and holds numerous positions within Inland. These include being a director of Inland Private Capital Corporation, Inland Investment Advisors and Inland Securities Corporation. She is also an officer of Inland Real Estate Income Trust, Inc. Prior to joining Inland in 1984, Ms. Matlin worked for the Social Security Administration of the United States Department of Health and Human Services.
Ms. Matlin is a graduate of the University of Illinois. She holds Series 7, 22, 24, 39, 63 and 65 Licenses from FINRA and is a member of the Real Estate Investment Securities Association.