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 Partner


Phone: 312.477.7004
Mobile: 312.622.2339
Email: todd@kigcre.com

Not only does Todd Stofflet have more than 20 years of experience in brokering and owning multifamily assets: He is one of the most recognized Midwest market experts in the industry. Todd has negotiated the sale of more than $2.0 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 $700 million in sales. Todd leads the KIG CRE sales team in Chicago while managing strategic growth throughout the Midwest. Prior to joining KIG CRE, Todd was a Senior Vice President at ARA Real Estate Investment Services.

Todd is a graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and The John E. Dolibois European Center in Luxembourg. Todd is a licensed real estate broker in IL, KY and OH and is an active member of National Multifamily Housing Council and ULI.

Jason Stevens

Jason Stevens

Senior Director - Sales


Phone: 312.477.7012
Mobile: 312.608.6188
Email: jason@kigcre.com

Curiosity and a passion for excellence drive Jason Stevens to eclipse industry counterparts in every aspect of the job. Jason has more than ten years of experience in both residential and multifamily real estate, a tenure that demonstrates an extensive knowledge. 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 licensed real estate broker in IL.

Melissa Peligrini

Marissa Pellegrini

Director - Sales


Phone: 312.477.7020
Mobile: 603.493.6303
Email: marissa@kigcre.com

Marissa has pursued her passion for real estate since arriving in Chicago 11 years ago. Several successful years have yielded a broad range of experience, including an accumulated leasing activity of more than $3 million. Marissa has joined KIG CRE after most recently working with the executive team for a nationwide owner/developer and management firm, where she focused on logistics, operations, leadership and marketing.

Marissa graduated from DePaul University with a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations and Advertising with a minor in Italian. Marissa is a licensed real estate broker in IL.



Key Personnel


Laura Ballou

Laura Ballou

Senior Associate - Market Analytics


Phone: 312.477.7007
Mobile: 630.244.2456
Email: laura@kigcre.com

Laura brings seven years of multifamily experience to her senior associate role at KIG CRE. Providing detailed, up-to-date market intelligence, Laura contributes market-differentiating nuance to our 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. Laura is a licensed real estate managing broker in IL.

Daniel Gonzalez

Daniel Gonzalez

Senior Associate - Financial Analytics


Phone: 312.477.7018
Mobile: 630.202.4234
Email: dan@kigcre.com

Dan Gonzalez leads all valuation and underwriting analysis for our institutional client assignments, providing the sales team with essential data and financial insights on investment performance. Prior to joining KIG CRE, Dan served as a financial analyst for Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, where he specialized in underwriting capital on equity sales, joint ventures, note sales and debt structures for the investment sales and capital markets group.

Dan graduated from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science in economics and concentrations in both finance and management. Dan is a licensed real estate broker in IL.

Ricky Bole

Ricky Bole

Senior Associate - Marketing


Phone: 312.477.7017
Mobile: 312.550.3426
Email: ricky@kigcre.com

Ricky Bole brings a creative insight and discerning eye to designing KIG CRE’s printed and digital pieces, tailoring content to specific audiences while maintaining our brand standards. His background in the graphic design industry includes marketing and brand management at Ascension Health, graphics & merchandising at Playboy Enterprises, Inc., local branding and design work for many entrepreneurial ventures and pro bono work for not-for-profits.

He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communications from the International Academy of Design & Technology.

Sabrina Wottreng

Sabrina Wottreng

Senior Associate - Public Relations


Phone: 312.477.7019
Mobile: 262.215.6375
Email: info@kigcre.com

Sabrina Wottreng brings luxury lifestyle and startup PR experience to KIG CRE. An avid networker, Sabrina keeps a pulse on commercial real estate happenings and works to increase the brand’s name recognition by securing media placements, panel seats at industry events and developing the team as thought leaders in the industry.

Sabrina holds a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations and Advertising from Loyola University Chicago.

Jacob Albers

Jacob Albers

Associate - Data Analytics


Phone: 312.477.7021
Mobile: 510.735.4368
Email: jacob@kigcre.com

Jacob converts an abundance of data into actionable insights through skilled analysis. With a focus in data visualization, Jacob employs a variety of tools to provide KIG Analytics with 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.

Alex Burnham

Alex Burnham

Associate - Public Relations


Phone: 312.477.7008
Mobile: 816.665.0081
Email: alex@kigcre.com

Alex assists the KIG CRE team with copywriting and content creation. Prior to joining KIG CRE, Alex wrote for a Chicago-based content distribution company – CTW – where he specialized in health and real estate. Alex’s syntactical and grammatical knowledge, along with his diction, make him an integral facet of the KIG CRE team.

Alex graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism.

Brenda Cuellar

Brenda Cuellar

Senior Vice President - Operations


Phone: 312.477.7005
Mobile: 773.600.0322
Email: brenda@kigcre.com

Brenda has curated a comprehensive knowledge of 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 the team with 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.

Brenda holds a real estate broker license in the state of IL.



We're always looking for talented people to join the KIG CRE team!
If you're interested, reach out at: careers@kigcre.com