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OUR STORY

TPG Realty Company was built upon the solid foundation of its predecessor, The Palmer Group, which developed, managed and leased commercial buildings in Illinois, Minnesota and Florida for nearly 20 years. n 1993, TPG Realty was formed to assume all of The Palmer Group's employees and property asset management responsibilities. Today, TPG Realty Company is a Chicago-based full service real estate firm active in the areas of development, investment consulting, asset and property management, property sales and leasing and commercial tenant representation.


Although the primary focus of TPG's activities are commercial, TPG also has a residential component to its real estate services, TPG Realty Residential. Once The Buyer's Agent of Chicagoland, TPG Realty has the ability to help BOTH buyers and sellers with their real estate transactions. The ability to handle residential transactions is key to developers interested in the development and leasing of residential investments.


KEY PERSONNEL
Below are a list of the key personnel at TPG Realty Company. From marketing and leasing to property development and asset management, the associates at TPG Realty collaborate talents and efforts for every real estate need. 


Raymond P. Felson
President
rfelson@tpgrealty.com
Mr. Felson formed the company in 1996 as successor to The Palmer Group Ltd., where he served as Senior Vice President and managed the development of the Atrium Mall at the James R. Thompson Center and the 225 West Wacker Drive office building in downtown Chicago. He holds a Master of Management degree from Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management and a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Illinois. He is licensed as a Managing Broker in Illinois and carries the CCIM designation from the Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute. Mr. Felson is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI). He served many years on the Board of Directors of Plymouth Place, a nonprofit retirement community in LaGrange Park, IL, and is now a Board Member Emeritus. 


Karen Kruger
Leasing Agent
kkruger@tpgrealty.com
Ms. Kruger is experienced in many aspects of commercial real estate including sales, leasing, insurance, accounting and finance. Her multifaceted background allows her to conceptualize and lead clients, tenants and investors from the beginning of a project through to completion. In addition to working on new developments for TPG Realty she is also involved with leasing and property management for the Atrium Mall. Before joining TPG Realty Ms. Kruger was Director of Accounting for Horton Insurance Agency. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a BA in Psychology from the University of Colorado, is licensed as a Real Estate Salesperson and a member of International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).