Mr. Lask is a Managing Director, responsible for sourcing, negotiating, and closing property acquisitions in the Midwest and Northeastern regions of the United States. Prior to joining Madison Marquette, Mr. Lask was a Senior Vice President at First Washington Realty, where he oversaw all aspects of the firm's national shopping center acquisition program, including deal selection and structuring, investment underwriting, pricing, contract negotiation, due diligence, and closing. Mr. Lask also spent 16 years with Lend Lease Real Estate Investments in progressively responsible positions, most recently as Chief Retail Acquisition Officer. He brings 25 years of experience in real estate investment and has completed real estate transactions with an aggregate value of $1.5 billion. Mr. Lask holds a Masters of Business Administration from Emory University and a Bachelors degree in Urban Planning from the University of Cincinnati. He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.