John Dempsey has joined Chicago-based CA Ventures, LLC, as the firm's COO.
Dempsey will be charged with structuring new deals at CA Ventures, focusing on office, residential, and senior housing developments.
Previously, Dempsey was with CBRE as senior vice president of office leasing. During his tenure, Dempsey represented landlords of two of Chicago's largest and most recognizable buildings, the Willis Tower and the Merchandise Mart, bringing Motorola Mobility to the latter where the company will occupy 604,000 square feet.
"I am very excited," said Dempsey, about the prospect of joining such a "vibrant and multi-faceted real estate investment company."
CA Ventures, LLC began as Campus Acquisitions, focusing on student housing investments. Dempsey will help continue the expansion of the firm's office, residential, and senior housing developments and investments.