Experienced and diverse team, providing senior-level attention throughout every assignment.

Through our deep experience in both buy-side and sell-side execution, we have established relationships across the alternatives space. Our diverse team has the depth and scope to work with you to create solutions that address your needs now...and in the future.

Our team comprises professionals with backgrounds across the buy-side and sell-side, and we leverage this experience to help our clients better position themselves in the marketplace. Because Park Madison’s principals are engaged in every stage of every project, our strategies and recommendations come with a high level of accountability.

Nancy I. Lashine
Managing Partner & Founder

Carrie W. Coulson
Partner

Robert Kohn
Partner

Amy Cummings
Partner

John H. Sweeney, CFA
Principal

Eli J. Plangger
Vice President

 

With more than 25 years of real estate experience, including providing placement and strategic consulting services both as principal and agent, Ms. Lashine brings senior-level attention to every client assignment.

As a strategic consultant within the real estate industry, Ms. Lashine has advised leading institutional real estate investment advisors and managers on product development and expansion, the implementation of institutional marketing initiatives, and the organization of professional teams. She has also been directly involved in the formation of investment products across the equity and debt markets and along the risk-return spectrum from core funds to opportunity funds.

Ms. Lashine earned a BFA in Dance Theatre from Case Western Reserve University and an MBA from Columbia Business School, where she graduated with majors in finance and marketing. She is a member of ULI and WX (Executive Women in Real Estate) and is a past board member of Pension Real Estate Association.

 

Ms. Coulson is a Partner at Park Madison Partners where she brings extensive experience in originating, structuring and placing limited partnership interests in real estate private equity funds in both developed and emerging markets.

Prior to joining Park Madison Partners in 2013, Ms. Coulson was a Director at MVision Private Equity Advisers and an Associate at JT Partners. She began her career at IRR Corporate & Public Finance facilitating public financing and economic incentives for private real estate developments.

Ms. Coulson received a J.D. from the University of Kansas School of Law with a certificate in international trade and finance and earned her undergraduate degree in business administration from the University of Kansas.

 

Mr. Kohn is a Partner at Park Madison Partners focused on capital formation, strategic advisory services, and client management. He has over 15 years of finance experience in real estate and banking. 

Mr. Kohn re-joined Park Madison Partners in 2016, having previously been with the firm from 2011-2013.  Prior to re-joining Park Madison Partners, Mr. Kohn was a Senior Vice President at Akridge where he was responsible for sourcing and structuring joint venture partnerships with industry-leading institutional investment firms.  He also acted as a senior advisor to one of the largest privately owned private equity real estate firms in Europe providing them with strategic advice on capital formation with a focus on North American investors. 

Mr. Kohn has extensive international business experience, having lived and worked in both Europe and Asia.

Mr. Kohn earned his B.S. from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.

 

Ms. Cummings is a Partner at Park Madison Partners focused on capital formation, strategic advisory services, and client management. She has over 35 years of real estate experience across a wide range of roles including acquisitions, asset management, portfolio management, and capital formation.

Prior to joining Park Madison Partners, Ms. Cummings was a Managing Director at MetLife Investment Management, where she was responsible for the development and management of relationships with institutional investors and consultants. Prior to joining MetLife, Ms. Cummings served for nearly 15 years at JPMorgan Asset Management, helping to expand JPMorgan's real assets group into the institutional advisory space. Before JPMorgan, Ms. Cummings served as a portfolio manager at Lend Lease Real Estate Investments. Prior to that, she was a President and owned a majority interest in Net Lease Partners. She started her career at W.P. Carey in 1982.

Ms. Cummings attended Stanford University where she studied English.

 

Mr. Sweeney is responsible for project management and manager due diligence at Park Madison Partners.  In this capacity, he works with Park Madison’s senior principals in providing capital raising and advisory services to the firm’s commercial real estate clients, and also leads the research process on the firm's new business prospects.

Prior to joining Park Madison Partners in 2012, Mr. Sweeney was an Analyst at J.P. Morgan Private Bank.

Mr. Sweeney received a B.S. from the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce. He is a CFA charterholder.

 

Mr. Plangger is a Vice President at Park Madison Partners focused on capital formation, strategic advisory services, and client management. 

Prior to joining Park Madison Partners in 2016, Mr. Plangger was an Associate in the Alternative Investments Group at J. P. Morgan Private Bank. In this role, he was responsible for marketing hedge funds, private equity, private credit and private real estate investments to clients throughout the U.S.  

Mr. Plangger earned a B.S. magna cum laude from Fordham University.

Carey Heymann
Associate

Michael A. Chickinell
Associate

Minhaj Choudhury
Associate

Ellie Gilbert
Analyst

Tonya M. Parker
Business Manager

Zachary W. Hulsey
Senior Advisor

 

Ms. Heymann is an Associate at Park Madison Partners focused on capital formation, strategic advisory services, and client management. 

Prior to joining Park Madison Partners, Ms. Heymann was a Senior Associate at GLL Real Estate Partners where she was responsible for asset management and business development.  Before joining GLL, Ms. Heymann was the Director of Client Strategies at Sinvin Real Estate in New York.  Ms. Heymann began her career in office leasing at Cushman & Wakefield’s Washington, DC office. 

Ms. Heymann received an MBA from the Yale School of Management and earned her undergraduate degree in Urban & Environmental Planning from the University of Virginia School of Architecture.

 

Mr. Chickinell is responsible for project management and manager due diligence at Park Madison Partners. In this role, he works with Park Madison’s senior leadership team providing capital raising and advisory services to the firm’s commercial real estate clients and helps underwrite new business prospects.

Prior to joining Park Madison Partners in 2017, Mr. Chickinell was a Director on Cushman & Wakefield’s Equity, Debt, & Structured Finance Group in San Francisco, CA. He began his career as an Analyst at J.P. Morgan Private Bank in Washington, DC.

Mr. Chickinell received a B.B.A. from the Mason School of Business at the College of William & Mary.

 

Mr. Choudhury is responsible for project management and manager due diligence at Park Madison Partners. In this role, he works with Park Madison’s senior leadership team providing capital raising and advisory services to the firm’s commercial real estate clients and helps underwrite new business prospects.

Prior to joining Park Madison Partners in 2019, Mr. Choudhury was a Relationship Manager within Neuberger Berman’s North America Intermediary Client Coverage team. He began his career as an Analyst on BlackRock’s Institutional Sales team.

Mr. Choudhury is currently an MBA candidate at New York University and holds a B.B.A. in Finance from Baruch College.

 

Ms. Gilbert is responsible for project management and manager due diligence at Park Madison Partners. In this role, she works with Park Madison’s senior leadership team providing capital raising and advisory services to the firm’s commercial real estate clients and helps underwrite new business prospects.

Prior to joining Park Madison Partners in 2019, Ms. Gilbert worked in advertising at Home Team Sports (a division of Fox Sports Media Group). She began her career as a Ticket Sales & Service Coordinator at the Washington Capitals.

Ms. Gilbert earned her B.B.A. in Marketing from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University.

 

Ms. Parker is responsible for overseeing and supervising the day to day business activities and the employees at Park Madison Partners.  She has been the firm since its inception in 2006. 

Prior to joining Park Madison Partners in 2006, Ms. Parker was the assistant to the Head of Institutional Sales & Client Service at John A. Levin & Co.  Prior to that she was a Portfolio Assistant at Rockefeller & Co.

 

Mr. Hulsey serves as a Senior Advisor to Park Madison Partners. Mr. Hulsey is a Partner at Paxion Capital, LP, a private investment firm based in Menlo Park, California.  Mr. Hulsey retired from J.P. Morgan in 2013 following 12 years as Managing Director and Regional Executive for J.P. Morgan Private Bank, where his responsibilities included all of J.P. Morgan’s private banking activities on the West Coast and in Hawaii.  From 2001 until its dissolution in 2008, Mr. Hulsey also served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of J.P. Morgan's California-based trust company, J.P. Morgan Trust Company, N.A.

From 1990 until 2001, Mr. Hulsey was an investment banker with J.P. Morgan and its predecessor firm, Hambrecht & Quist, where he was promoted to Managing Director and head of the Private Placements Group.  Prior to banking, Mr. Hulsey practiced corporate and securities law at White & Case in New York and at Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison in San Francisco and Palo Alto.  He is a member of the bar in the states of California and New York.  Mr. Hulsey received his B.A. in economics from the University of California, Berkeley, and his J.D. from Harvard Law School.  

Mr. Hulsey is completing his third term on the Board of Trustees of Crystal Springs Uplands School, including three years as Board President.  He is Chairman of the Retirement Plans Committee of The Pacific-Union Club of San Francisco.  Mr. Hulsey previously served on the Board of Directors of the Hillsborough Schools Foundation, the Board of Trustees of the Hillsborough Beautification Foundation and as Reunion Gift Chair for his 20th, 25th and 30th reunions at Harvard Law School.  Mr. Hulsey is a founding member of the Harvard Law School Dean’s Leadership Council.

John D. Lyons
Senior Advisor

 

Mr. Lyons serves on Park Madison’s Advisory Board.  He has over 30 years of real estate investment banking and capital markets experience, and is responsible for generating over $20 billion of commercial real estate transactions through sales, financing, and strategic advice.  Mr. Lyons has placed approximately $300 million of real estate equity capital on behalf of U.S. family office investors since 2014.  He also currently serves as a Senior External Advisor to McKinsey & Company.

Mr. Lyons is a successful entrepreneur and business executive, having founded and managed real estate-related businesses through multiple economic cycles.  In 1996, he founded Granite Partners LLC, a boutique commercial real estate investment banking company with offices in New York, Texas, and California.  Mr. Lyons sold the business to Savills llc in 2007, at which point he became President and CEO of Savills’ North American subsidiary, a position he held through 2012.  Savills is a publicly-traded company on the London Stock Exchange, and Mr. Lyons was a member of Savills’ Group Executive Board.

Prior to forming Granite Partners, Mr. Lyons served as a Principal and Managing Director at Eastdil Realty, specializing in the disposition and restructuring of commercial real estate on a single asset and portfolio basis.  Mr. Lyons started his career at Spitzer and Feldman, P.C., where he practiced law in the areas of commercial and residential real estate.

Mr. Lyons received a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and earned a B.S. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.  Mr. Lyons has been a regular expert commentator for major media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, NBC Nightly News, Bloomberg News, BusinessWeek and TheStreet.com.