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Mr.Boerkehas extensive experience in major Sale, Lease and Build-to-Suit transactions completed over the past 40 years. He is known particularly for his background in corporate relocations and marketing investment properties.
Mr.Boerke has spent his entire career as an active member of The Milwaukee real estate community. Starting in 1975, he joined his family industrial real estate firm E. M. Boerke, Inc., becoming president in 1978. In 1982, he reorganized the firm now known as The Boerke Company, Inc., to focus on full service commercial brokerage including office, retail, investment and industrial properties. In 1992, Mr.Boerke sold a substantial interest in the firm to several key associates and also established Boerke Advocates, Inc. as a separate operating division, which focuses primarily on corporate services, such as Site Assembly and Tenant/Buyer representation. In early 1997 The Boerke Company, Inc. became affiliated with Grubb & Ellis – giving it a national presence. By 2006, the company had grown to over 20 advisors, and it aligned itself with Cushman & Wakefield to give the firm a global presence and collaborative capabilities unique to the Milwaukee market.
Mr.Boerke has served or is serving on numerous local corporate boards including Bank Mutual Corporation (executive committee), Ampco Pumps company, Grayline Inc. and Antietam LLC. He has also served on the boards of numerous community service organizations, including Children’s Hospital Wisconsin and various other Children’s Health System entities: Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin and upper Michigan Foundation (former chair); Child Abuse Prevention Fund (former Chair); Children’s Health Education Center (former Chair); The Red Bus Corporation (former Chair); The Guest House of Milwaukee, and First Stage Milwaukee.
B.B.A. in Real Estate and Finance, a nationally renowned program chaired by the late Dr. James
Graaskamp, from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.