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Schnitzer West Adds Ann Klein to Leadership Team

Klein joins Schnitzer West to lead the Asset Services Group

SEATTLE, Wash. – April 27, 2017 – Schnitzer West, one of the West Coast’s leading real estate investment, development and property management companies, today announced the addition of Ann Klein to its executive leadership team as a managing partner. Klein will lead the company’s Asset Services Group, leveraging her extensive industry knowledge and proven track record of client satisfaction to create a best-in-class customer experience and fuel additional growth.

Klein will serve alongside Schnitzer West’s current managing partners, Pam Hirsch, Greg MacDiarmid and Doug Zabel. The company’s senior management team also includes directors Barbara Cowan, responsible for the accounting and administration of the company, and Jeff Harmer and Steve Cook, responsible for property investment and development in the Puget Sound.

Klein joins Schnitzer West after working closely with the company through her consulting practice, Klein Partners, Inc. (KPI). “Ann has been a trusted advisor to Schnitzer West and we are delighted to have her join our team,” said Pam Hirsch, managing partner at Schnitzer West. “Her strategic thinking and collaborative approach aligns well with our objective to deliver best-in-class product and customer service.”

Klein brings more than 25 years of experience in business development and management to her new role at Schnitzer West. She began her career as a property assistant at Trammell Crow Company, eventually becoming a principal overseeing an 18 million square foot portfolio of institutional real estate valued at more than $1 billion. Klein then founded KPI, where she consulted with local and regional organizations in developing strategic and organizational planning initiatives, and implemented new business planning processes and procedures.

“I am thrilled to be joining the Schnitzer West team,” said Klein. “The company’s culture of collaboration and commitment to customer service is unparalleled. They have a proven track record of success and an impressive growth trajectory that I am excited to help drive forward.”

Klein also serves on the boards of Medical Teams International and Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission.

About Schnitzer West, LLC
Schnitzer West, LLC is one of the West Coast’s fastest growing real estate investment, development and property management companies. Formed in 1997 by founder Dan Ivanoff of Seattle and Schnitzer Investment Corp (now MMGL Corp.), the company has built a successful track record in the commercial and multi-family housing markets through product innovation, disciplined management and investment expertise. Today, the company is operated by a team of four Managing Partners, Pam Hirsch, Greg MacDiarmid, Doug Zabel and Ann Klein. Known for its commitment to “Outperform the Expected,” Schnitzer West has earned recognition for creating innovative workplaces and living spaces, for delivering superior-to-market returns and for its value-creation approach to property management. To date, it has developed in excess of 7 million square feet of Class-A office and suburban office, flex, industrial and bio-tech space and luxury multi-family residential and is currently developing approximately 1 million square feet of office in Seattle and Denver. Additionally, it has acquired and repositioned approximately 2.8 million square feet of commercial product. Currently, its Asset Services group manages 5.5 million square feet of office, retail, industrial and bio-tech property for a variety of clients. Building on its success in the Northwest, Schnitzer West owns additional properties in Denver and is exploring new market opportunities across the Western United States. Learn more at www.schnitzerwest.co