Senior Vice President, Midwest Region
David Riefe joined Seefried Properties in September 2013 as Senior Vice President of the Midwest Region, with the responsibility of development, construction, project management, and acquisitions. Mr. Riefe joined Seefried with over twenty years of industrial development, leasing and finance experience.
Prior to joining Seefried, Mr. Riefe was Senior Vice President and Investment Officer at Prologis, where he led development and acquisitions throughout the state of Illinois. He was also the global account officer for Prologis’ 3rd largest customer in North America, Kraft Foods/Mondelez International as well Steelcase, Caterpillar and CAT Logistics. Before joining Prologis in 2005, Mr. Riefe was a development officer for ten years with Opus North Corporation in Chicago.
Mr. Riefe has completed transactions in excess of $500 million including facilities for APL Logistics, Bay Valley Foods, BMW, Cardinal Health, Cannon, Caterpillar, Clorox, Comcast, Exel Logistics, FedEx, General Electric, Keebler, Kimberly Clark, Kraft, Kuehne+Nagel, Mondelez International, Sanyo Logistics, SC Johnson and Steelcase.
Mr. Riefe received a BA in economics from DePauw University and an MBA from Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg School of Management. Mr. Riefe is a licensed real estate salesperson, past president of the Chicago Chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) and a volunteer at Catalyst School in Chicago.