Greystar Hires Managing Director in Chicago

Yale Dieckmann, formerly an executive vice president and chief investment officer with JDL Development, will manage Greystar’s new development projects throughout the Midwest.
Yale Dieckmann, Managing Director, Greystar

Greystar, which has recently closed its first China-focused fund of $450 million, is also expanding its staff. The company has welcomed Yale Dieckmann, the former executive vice president & chief investment officer with JDL Development, as managing director of development within its Chicago office. His responsibilities include overseeing the company’s new development projects throughout the Midwest as well as expanding the team.

During his time with JDL Development, Dieckmann managed the financing and execution of several projects, accounting for more than 2,000 units and $1 billion in value. Prior to JDL, he worked for Northwestern Mutual Life, where he originated more than $530 million in development equity and commercial mortgage loans throughout the Midwest.

Dieckmann is a graduate of Dartmouth College and holds an MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He is also a member of Urban Land Institute.

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