Joel Scannell, a managing director at Scannell Properties, has been employed at the company for fifteen years with a wide range of responsibilities, including property acquisition, development, asset management and finance. In addition to securing new business, negotiating deal terms and underwriting project economics, Joel's daily responsibilities include coordinating pre-construction pricing, design, land acquisition, due diligence, and other development activities. On projects under his oversight, Joel directs the efforts of the firm's project managers and third-party service providers, including leasing brokers, general contractors, architects, engineers and attorneys. Additionally, Joel works directly with lenders and intermediaries to secure construction and permanent financing and to dispose of select assets. Prior to joining Scannell Properties, Joel worked as a financial analyst for three Chicago-based commercial real estate firms. Most recently, at NorthMarq Capital, he worked in the debt and equity intermediary industry. Prior to NorthMarq, he contributed to underwriting efforts in the acquisitions group at Equity Office. Joel began his commercial real estate career evaluating the acquisition and development of health care real estate assets for a specialist group at LaSalle Partners. He earned his bachelor of arts degree at Northwestern University and his master of business administration degree at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.