Awards and Recognition

2021

Black Creek Group Receives WealthManagement.com Award for Thought Leadership Advisor Education Program

Black Creek has been recognized by Wealth Management as a 2021 Wealthies winner for Thought Leadership Advisor Education. The award recognizes initiatives that provide education and resources to financial advisors.

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Black Creek Group Receives ThinkAdvisor Award for Thought Leadership Program

Black Creek has been recognized by ThinkAdvisor for its Thought Leadership Program. The award recognizes initiatives that provide education and resources to financial advisors.

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Steve Stroker Receives Executive Leadership ThinkAdvisor Award

Steve Stroker has been recognized by ThinkAdvisor for his executive leadership at the firm. The award recognizes those leading and guiding key decisions for a firm.

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Black Creek Group & Tom McGonagle Named 2021 Industrial Influencers by GlobeSt.com Real Estate Forum

Black Creek Group and Tom McGonagle, managing director, have been named 2021 Industrial Influencers by GlobeSt. Real Estate Forum. The honor recognizes people, teams and organizations who have helped shape the industrial real estate sector.

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Heather Grubbs and Sarah Wadsworth Recognized as Women of Influence by GlobeSt.com Real Estate Forum

Heather Grubbs, managing director, has been named as a Woman of Influence by GlobeSt.com Real Estate Forum. Additionally, Sarah Wadsworth, principal, was recognized by the publication as a Woman to Watch. The awards honor women who have made a distinctive mark in the industry through their professional achievements, community involvement and leadership within the industry.

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Mike Moran Awarded 2021 Retail Influencer by GlobeSt. Real Estate Forum

Mike Moran, senior vice president of retail acquisitions and asset management, has been named a 2021 Retail Influencer by GlobeSt. Real Estate Forum. This award recognizes leaders in the retail real estate sector who are helping to shape the industry.

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Kyle O'Connor Receives 2021 Next Generation Award from Connect Media

Kyle O’Connor, senior vice president of acquisitions, received Connect Media’s 2021 Next Generation Award. This award recognizes rising stars in the commercial real estate industry who have excelled in business and leadership.

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2020

Black Creek Group Named as One of Commercial Real Estate’s Best Places to Work in 2020 by GlobeSt. Real Estate Forum

Black Creek Group has been named as one of Commercial Real Estate’s Best Places to Work in 2020 by GlobeSt. Real Estate Forum. This year the award goes beyond employee treatment, tenor of corporate culture and relationships with executives, but encompasses prioritization of employee safety and well-being while enduring a global pandemic.

 

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Black Creek Group & Dwight Merriman Named 2020 Industrial Influencers by GlobeSt.com Real Estate Forum

Black Creek Group and Dwight Merriman, head of industrial, have been named 2020 Industrial Influencers by GlobeSt. Real Estate Forum. The honor recognizes people, teams and organizations who have helped shape the industrial real estate sector.

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Black Creek Group Named as a Top 2019 Logistics Investor in North America by PERE

Black Creek Group has been named as one of PERE’s 2019 top logistics investors in North America. This award recognizes investors who have made a difference in the logistics space throughout a twelve-month period.

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Stefanie Sommers Named 2020 Women in Real Estate Winner by Connect Media

Stefanie Sommers, vice president and senior counsel, has received a Connect Media’s 2020 Women in Real Estate award. This award is given to inspirational women who play important roles in the commercial real estate industry as a result of their talent, drive and fresh ideas.

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Andrea Karp and Jill Mozer Named Women of Influence by GlobeSt.com Real Estate Forum

Andrea Karp, head of real estate due diligence and portfolio manager, and Jill Mozer, national sales director, have been named Women of Influence by GlobeSt.com Real Estate Forum. The award honors women who have made a distinctive mark in the industry through their professional achievements, community involvement and leadership within the industry.

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Christina Adamson and Mike Moran Receive 2020 Next Generation Award from Connect Media

Christina Adamson, senior vice president, head of institutional sales and investor relations, and Mike Moran, vice president, asset management and acquisitions for retail, have received Connect Media’s 2020 Next Generation Award. The award recognizes young leaders in the commercial real estate industry who are likely to be influential for years to come.

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Andrea Karp Recognized as a Finalist for Denver Business Journal’s Outstand Women in Business

Andrea Karp, head of real estate due diligence and portfolio manager, has been named as a finalist for Denver Business Journal’s 2020 Outstanding Woman in Business. Andrea was selected due to her leadership within Black Creek Group and the Denver community.

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Heather Grubbs Recognized as a Finalist for Wealth Management's Chief Marketing Officer of the Year

Heather Grubbs, chief marketing officer, has been recognized by Wealth Management as a 2020 finalist for Chief Marketing Office of the Year. The award honors individuals who have demonstrated vision, creativity, integrity, leadership and communication skills in enhancing the firm’s brand and generating new business.

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Black Creek Group's Website Redesign Wins MarCom Gold Award

Black Creek Group receives a MarCom Gold award for its recent website redesign completed in June 2020. The award recognizes outstanding achievements of marketing and communications professionals, and honors their creativity and hard work. Learn more about the redesigned website experience here.

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2019

Dave Fazekas Named 2019 Industrial Influencer by GlobeSt. Real Estate Forum

Dave Fazekas, co-chief investment officer industrial, head of eastern region, has been recognized by GlobeSt. Real Estate Forum as a 2019 Industrial Influencer for his vision and expertise in the sector.

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Black Creek Group's Tacoma Logistics Center Named as One of the Top Deals of 2018 by GlobeSt. Real Estate Forum

Black Creek Group’s Tacoma Logistics Center, a 1.1 million square foot, two-building industrial development located in Tacoma, WA, has been named as one of the top deals of 2018 by GlobeSt. Real Estate Forum.

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Jeff Taylor Receives 2019 Outstanding Service Award from Institute for Portfolio Alternatives’

Jeff Taylor, chief operating officer, has received Institute for Portfolio Alternatives’ 2019 Outstanding Service award for his commitment to improving the industry.

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Lainie Minnick Named as a 2018 Women of Influence by GlobeSt. Real Estate Forum

Lainie Minnick, senior portfolio manager, has been named as a 2018 Women of Influence by GlobeSt. Real Estate Forum. The award honors women who have made a distinctive mark in the industry through their professional achievements, community involvement and leadership within the industry.

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About Black Creek Group

Black Creek Group, a leading real estate investment management firm, was acquired by a subsidiary of Ares Management Corporation on July 1, 2021. Ares Management Corporation is a leading global alternative investment manager offering clients complementary primary and secondary investment solutions across the credit, private equity, real estate and infrastructure asset classes. Read more about Black Creek Group becoming Ares here.

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