Senior Vice President / Market Leader - Midwest Region

Don Schoenheider serves as Senior Vice President at Hillwood and as the company’s market leader for the Midwest region. 

Don brings more than 30 years of real estate sales, development and management experience to Hillwood. Based in Chicago, Don manages all functions of the operation for Hillwood and pursues development and investment opportunities in markets such as Indianapolis, Columbus, Detroit, and Milwaukee.
 

Prior to joining Hillwood, Don served as Vice President and City Manager at Liberty Property Trust, where he was responsible for the company’s Chicago/Milwaukee region. He also served as Co-Leader of Liberty’s National Industrial Practice Group that focused on strategy, execution and customer relationships for the company’s national industrial portfolio. During his nine-year tenure at Liberty, he led the growth of its Midwest industrial portfolio through development of new warehouse projects and acquisitions totaling nearly 13 million square feet and 350 acres of development land. An acknowledged expert in industrial development, Don previously served as Managing Partner of Jones Development Company where he launched their Chicago operation focusing on single-tenant, industrial build-to-suits. He also served as Principal of Trammell Crow’s brokerage and corporate services groups, and later was named Managing Director for its entire Chicago-area operation. 

Don holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Valparaiso University and has done graduate work in Public Administration at the University of Illinois/Springfield. He and his family reside in North Suburban Lake Forest, where he recently concluded serving two terms as Mayor.