Natalie Cico operates as Vice President of Property Management Services based out of the Chicago, Illinois office. In this role, Natalie is responsible for Newmark’s property management operations and staff in the Chicago market, partnering with the company’s local leasing and investment sales professionals. Additionally, Natalie will further collaborative strategies and operational efficiency for prospective client and business development efforts to grow Newmark’s management portfolio. With over 23 years of experience and a diverse background in real estate, as well as property management, Natalie strives to provide the highest level of service delivery possible for her clients, and tenants of the buildings she oversees.
Prior to joining Newmark, Natalie operated as Vice President of Property & Asset Management for VEREIT, Inc. in Chicago, IL. She had direct operational and financial oversight of a 55 million-square-foot, 255-asset, Class A office, industrial and retail portfolio. Natalie ensured seamless operations and preserved wealth for her clients through various property and asset management best-practices. Natalie also led a robust team of personnel in three regional offices to implement long-range real estate strategies and solutions to optimize profitability and streamline procedures. In addition to her role at VEREIT, Inc., Natalie instructs and develops courses for BOMA Suburban Chicago / BOMI International, of which the curriculum covers topics such as: budgeting and accounting, asset management, real estate investment and finance, leasing and marketing for property managers, as well as managing the organization. She has previously held positions for Marcus & Millichap as a commercial real estate investment broker, and Jones Lang LaSalle America’s as the North district area manager.
Natalie’s passion for real estate and business operations is reflected through the accolades of her peers and through nominations, such as “Most Notable Women in Commercial Real Estate” in Crain’s Chicago. She currently serves as a BOMA Suburban Chicago Instructor and BOMI International Subject Matter Expert.
- State of Illinois Real Estate Managing Broker’s License
Natalie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Science from North Central College.