Each week, we’ll feature one of the CARW Next Gen participants. There are fourteen commercial real estate professionals involved in the program – each with their unique story to share and individual motivation for involvement. This week’s featured Next Gen’R is Alyssa Geisler with CBRE Wisconsin. To find out more about Alyssa and her answers to the five questions we asked her, click on the link below.
Alyssa Geisler | Associate
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Q: Which projects are you most excited about?
A: I am really excited about all of the development downtown over the last couple of years in general, but specifically given that I live on Commerce Street, I am really excited about the activation of that area – the Arena District, the continual advancement of the River Walk, and my two personal favorites, 1433 Water (The Laacke & Joys redevelopment) and The Forty Two, (The Pabst Shipping Center redevelopment).
Q: What is your favorite restaurant?
A: There are too many to name! Milwaukee’s restaurant scene is one of our city’s biggest assets and attractions, in my opinion. I love walking down 2nd Street in Walker’s Point and not being able to decide between all of the awesome spots to dine at!
Q: What Made you choose Commercial Real Estate?
A: I didn’t know anything about the Commercial Real Estate Industry until I met Paul Galbraith, who worked for Cresa at the time, and introduced me to their then-Managing Director, Steve Palec. Paul and Steve’s passion for the field was palpable, and I wanted to be a part of that. Now, I cant imagine doing anything else.
Q: What is your biggest takeaway from our NextGen Meetings?
A: I have learned a lot more than I ever expected to, from our NextGen meetings. The opportunity to be part of such a small group who gets direct access to such accomplished experts in each field is truly unique. I thought I would be sleeping through the engineering session, but I was totally captivated!
Q: If you could have lunch with anyone in the world, who would it be?
A: I might get some flak for this, but definitely Barack and Michelle Obama.
CARW NextGen began in early 2017 and was designed for commercial real estate professionals with five or fewer years in the industry. We have a mix of professionals from brokers in every sector and finance professionals. The team meets monthly and hears from panels of seasoned professionals from a variety of areas in the commercial real estate space. From architects to developers and engineers to elected officials; this group is gaining new insights and access to a variety of information and people who will help make them more effective in their careers. For more information about the program and schedule, click HERE.