Senior Vice President
Net Lease Investment
Illinois - Chicago
Mid-America Real Estate Corporation
Wes is a Senior Vice President and the Net Lease Director with Mid-America Real Estate Corporation. Mr. Koontz brings with him a wealth of experience in the real estate industry dating back to the year 2000. Over the last three years Wes has been involved in Net Lease projects comprising more than $400 million of market value.
He brings a holistic approach to Net Lease sales having been involved in over $650 million of transactions ranging from Corporate Headquarters Acquisitions and Dispositions in the US, China and the United Kingdom to strategic expansions of retailers across 30 states in the Midwest, as well as capital formation and deployment in residential real estate investment strategies.
Before re-joining Mid-America, Mr. Koontz represented Fortune 1000 Corporations in their real estate dealings worldwide while working at Weber Wood Medinger Corporation. Prior to joining Weber Wood Medinger, Mr. Koontz had his first tenure at Mid-America, representing Big-Box retailers and developers in Metropolitan Chicago and throughout the Midwest. Mr. Koontz’ real estate career began with Colliers International, where he was part of an investment sales team, selling mid-sized office buildings in Downtown San Francisco.
Mr. Koontz is a graduate of Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a minor in Economics. Mr. Koontz is a CCIM Designee since 2005, and holds real estate licenses in Illinois and Ohio. He is also a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.