Our Team
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Michael Mangan

Senior Vice President - Real Estate +1 312-880-4022

Michael Mangan is a senior leader in the Vestian transactions team, helping clients lease and acquire office and industrial space that best advances their strategic goals. Over the past 10 years, Mike has completed over 8.5 million square feet of real estate transactions including new leases, property acquisitions and dispositions, and negotiated build-to-suit requirements on behalf of occupiers. Prior to joining Vestian in 2016, he led the industrial brokerage team at Savills Studley and was responsible for business development, transaction management and client relationships. Mike began his career at CBRE spending 6 years representing occupiers of industrial space such as Nissan, Boeing and Caterpillar. He received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Iowa.

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Chris McKone

Industrial Broker +1 312-880-4035

Chris works on industrial brokerage assignments throughout the United States. He has 15 years of experience in partner development, sales and marketing in the sports media business, skills which enrich Vestian’s client service and business generation efforts. He has served as key account lead, project manager and departmental manager where he oversaw revenue growth of 225 percent over two years. Chris received a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Miami University.

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Sumanth Bhat

Vice President - Occupier Solutions +1 312-880-4028

Sumanth Bhat, MRICS, is responsible for business development and delivery of strategic solutions to clients across the firm’s Transaction Advisory,Project Management, Facility Management and Consultancy Services groups. He joined Vestian in 2014, working initially in Bangalore, India. In 2016 he relocated to Chicago to be closer to U.S. based clients who retain Vestian to manage their real estate activities in India and South Asia. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Bangalore and an MBA in Marketing & Finance from The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India (ICFAI).

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Keelan Twitty

Vice President – Occupier Solutions +1 312-880-4037

Keelan is responsible for business development, transaction management and portfolio optimization for clients around the world. With more than eight years of experience in commercial real estate, he has experience in global transactions management, lease negotiations, financial analysis and risk mitigation. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Southern Methodist University and a Master of Business Administration degree in Marketing & Finance from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Keelan is a licensed real estate broker in the State of Illinois.

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Kunal Asirvadam

Deputy Managing Director - Operations

Kunal is a key member of Vestian’s India team, driving operational excellence in corporate real estate and workplace services.He brings nearly two decades of experience in real estate operations for organizations such as M&N Publications, GVK Biosciences and Intelligroup (an NTT Data company), and has also worked with the Indian Army. Kunal’s expertise in workplace strategy is instrumental in helping companies leverage their office space to attract and retain talented employees and to maximize their productivity.

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Vikas Kumar

Vice President - Client Delivery

Vikas is responsible for overseeing client delivery services in India. With more than 16 years of experience in commercial real estate, he has expertise in a range of specialties, including workplace and logistics management, corporate real estate planning and development, vendor management and procurement, and overall site operations. Prior to joining Vestian, Vikas headed the Real Estate & Workplace Management team for Time Inc. India, where he was responsible for facilities management and real estate planning across multiple locations. He is a veteran of the Indian Army.

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Muthu Ganesh

Vice President - Finance

Ganesh oversees accounting, auditing and annual budgeting for Vestian’s client relationships in India. He brings more than 25 years of corporate accounting experience in the manufacturing and real estate sectors. He previously served as Head of Finance & Administration at UGL Equis. Ganesh received his Certificate in Accounting & Finance from the Institute of Charted Accountants of India, and has also earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics and a Diploma in Import & Export Documentation.

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Sanjay Purbey

Executive Vice President - Project Services

Sanjay manages client relationships in southern India, serving as the single point of contact for assignments that include project management, location advisory, strategic leasing and strategic planning. With more than 13 years of experience in the real estate and hospitality sectors, he advises clients on end-to-end strategic real estate solutions. Sanjay received his Masters of Business Administration from Symbiosis, Pune with a major in operations.

Gayatri J Gopal

Gayathri J Gopal

Director - Project Management Services

As head of Project Management Services in India, Gayathri is responsible for procurement, inventory management, scoping, estimation and change and delivery management. With over 11 years of experience, she has sound knowledge of interior fit-out works, civil/structural designs, and safety and security systems. She holds a Master’s degree in Advanced Construction Management and is a certified professional in project management from the Centre of Excellence in Project Management. She is also an ISO 9001:2008 Internal Quality Auditor certified by Bureau Veritas.

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Rajkiran Naik

Vice President - Occupier Solutions

Rajkiran heads Vestian’s Retail Business Solutions in India. Based in Mumbai, he is responsible for providing solutions to retailers and occupiers across markets. He has over 12 years of experience in the retail, office and hospitality sectors. Prior to joining Vestian , he was associated with Cushman & Wakefield, India and Grand Hyatt, Mumbai.

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Partheeban Prabath

Assistant Vice President - Integrated Facilities Management Services

Partheeban has over 12 years of commercial real estate experience, specializing in facilities management operations and client relationship management. Prior to joining Vestian, he was the regional head for Tenon Property Services in TN & Puducherry region. He has also been associated with HSBC, Citi Financial Services, Al Suwaidi Services and Sodexho.  Partheeban holds an MBA in Marketing & Human Resources.

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Avijit Mishra

Assistant Vice President - Investment & Consultancy Services

Avijit is responsible for real estate investment management and advisory services at Vestian. A member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, he is well versed with Consultancy Services, Property Valuation, Financial Appraisal & Market Research. Avijit has more than nine years of experience in the real estate industry, with experience in the residential, commercial, retail and hospitality sectors.  He previously served as regional manager of advisory services for Knight Frank India Pvt. Ltd. Avijit holds a Post-Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM, Indore and has completed his graduation in Civil Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Rourkela.

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Leslie Jiang

Assistant Vice President – Project Management Consultancy

Leslie heads the Project Management Consultancy group in China. With more than 15 years of experience in construction and interior fit-out projects, he has completed many large-scale projects, including several for Fortune 500 companies. Leslie’s skills include client relations, team management, contract negotiations and project cost estimating. He obtained his bachelor’s degree from Tongji University in Shanghai and earned a Masters in Project Management degree from University of Sydney.

Tina Wu

Director – Business Development

Tina is responsible for new business generation and management of several key accounts in China. Known for her excellent client relationship skills, she is a key member of the Transaction Advisory and Project Management Consultancy divisions. She possesses more than 12 years of experience in the real estate and construction industries, including oversight of interior fit-out projects, and has been trained in environmental design practices.

Leon Li

Associate Director – Transaction Advisory

With more than a decade of experience in commercial real estate brokerage, Leon has arranged lease deals for companies such as Standard Chartered Bank, Cofco, Allison Transmission and Riello. Based in Beijing, he understands the dynamics, laws and regulations of the real estate market in Beijing and Shanghai, as well as Tier 1 and Tier 2 cities in China, such as Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen. Leon has a bachelor’s degree in business administration and has pursued higher studies in Singapore.