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The McShane Companies Announce Executive Promotions

December 3, 2018

James A. McShane, Chief Executive Officer of The McShane Companies, is pleased to announce two executive-level promotions within the company. Molly McShane has been named Chief Operating Officer and Dan McShane named Chief Strategy Officer. Both employees office at the firm’s Rosemont, Illinois national headquarters.

In Molly’s new role of Chief Operating Officer, she will provide day-to-day leadership and management of The McShane Companies, focusing her efforts on long-term strategic growth and operational excellence. As Chief Strategy Officer, Dan will coordinate strategic planning and risk management strategies within each of the companies. He will continue his role as General Counsel where he oversees the companies’ legal matters on a national basis.

Both Molly and Dan have been with The McShane Companies for many years. Most recently, Molly served as Chief Investment Officer of Conor Commercial Real Estate where she was responsible for assisting with the firm’s overall investment and development processes.

Molly is a member of Conor Commercial’s Investment Committee and the companies’ boards of directors.

Dan joined the firm as General Counsel in 2005 and provides an in-house source of expertise for land and building acquisitions, real estate development activities, tenant leasing negotiations, property dispositions and insurance. He previously served in the real estate department of Chicago-based law firm Winston & Strawn.

Dan serves on the Investment Committee of Conor Commercial Real Estate and is Vice-Chair of the companies’ boards of directors.