Our People


Our inquisitive and insightful team members are brave enough to challenge the status quo, empowering our clients to look to the future, not the past.

Sales Team


Todd Stofflet

Todd Stofflet

Managing Director


Phone: 312.477.7004
Mobile: 312.622.2339
Email: todd.stofflet@cushwake.com

Todd Stofflet joined Cushman & Wakefield when KIG CRE was acquired in 2018. He has more than 20 years of experience in brokering and owning multifamily assets. Todd has negotiated the sale of more than $2.5 billion of assets for the most prominent institutional owners in the industry. In addition to his Midwest expertise, Todd has established himself as one of Chicago’s top performers, with more than $1 billion in sales.

Todd is a graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and The John E. Dolibois European Center in Luxembourg. Todd is a member of the Forbes Real Estate Council, National Multifamily Housing Council and ULI.

Jason Stevens

Jason Stevens

Managing Director


Phone: 312.477.7012
Mobile: 312.608.6188
Email: jason.stevens@cushwake.com

Jason Stevens joined Cushman & Wakefield when KIG CRE was acquired in 2018. He has more than ten years of experience in both residential and multifamily real estate executing in excess of $1 billion in sales. His diverse background has fostered an intimate understanding of asset approval and marketability. Prior to joining KIG CRE, Jason achieved success with multifamily developers and top tier management firms in both market-rate and affordable communities in Chicago and Michigan.

Jason is a graduate of Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan and is a member of National Multifamily Housing Council



Key Personnel


Laura Ballou

Laura Ballou

Capital Markets - Research Analyst


Phone: 312.477.7007

Laura Ballou joined Cushman & Wakefield when KIG CRE was acquired in 2018. She brings seven years of multifamily experience to her role. Laura contributes market-differentiating nuance to client assignments. Prior to KIG CRE, Laura was a project manager at HA Langer and Associates, specializing in the rehabilitation of vintage high-rise buildings. Laura also became adept at deciphering market trends as a leasing associate for a boutique brokerage firm.

Laura graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Finance with a specialty in Real Estate.

Daniel Falkenberg

Daniel Falkenberg

Financial Analyst


Phone: 312.477.7020

Daniel Falkenberg joined Cushman & Wakefield when KIG CRE was acquired in 2018. He brings years of multifamily underwriting expertise to his role. Daniel supports the sales team and contributes market-leading work for client assignments. Prior to KIG CRE, Daniel was a Financial Analyst at ARA Newmark, specializing in institutional grade multifamily assets.

Daniel graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a double major in Finance and Economics.

Jacob Albers

Jacob Albers

Capital Markets - Research Analyst


Phone: 312.477.7021

Jacob Albers joined Cushman & Wakefield when KIG CRE was acquired in 2018. He converts data into actionable insights through skilled analysis. With a focus in data visualization, Jacob employs a variety of tools to provide a clear, accurate vision of the market and where it is going. Previously, Jacob interned at UChicagoTech – where he evaluated University relationships with industry partners – and the Academic Venture Exchange, where he helped design and test a matching market for University research and experienced entrepreneurs.

Jacob graduated from the University of Chicago with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.

Caleb Zielke

Caleb Zielke

Communications Specialist


Phone: 312.477.7018

Caleb Zielke joined Cushman & Wakefield when KIG CRE was acquired in 2018. He brings digital and traditional marketing experience to his role. Prior to joining the team Caleb worked with residential real estate brokers, helping them leverage social media advertising as well as print marketing materials to promote and sell listings.

Caleb graduated from Roosevelt University in Chicago with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

Brenda Cuellar

Brenda Cuellar

Senior Brokerage Coordinator


Phone: 312.477.7005

Brenda Cuellar joined Cushman & Wakefield when KIG CRE was acquired in 2018. Brenda has curated a comprehensive knowledge of operations, receivership, property management and asset management across multiple asset types. Prior to joining KIG CRE, Brenda was a legal assistant with Berger, Newmark & Fenchel P.C. Brenda provides technical support, maintains records and manages daily operations.

Brenda graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago with a Bachelor of Liberal Arts and completed her Applied Science Degree as a paralegal at Robert Morris College.