Chicago — Commercial real estate firm Vestian has announced the formation of its Higher Education and Public Institutions group.
Leading the practice in Cleveland will be industry veteran Kevin Slesh. Prior to joining Chicago-based Vestian, Slesh spent 15 years leading strategic real estate efforts at Case Western Reserve University, focusing on economic and community development.
“We are thrilled to have Kevin lead our new Higher Education and Public Institutions practice group,” says Michael Silver, chairman of Vestian. “His deep expertise in consulting on diverse educational, mixed use, retail and multifamily developments is ideally suited to meet our higher education clients’ evolving objectives.”