July 26, 2011
Yitzie Sommer has been elected vice president of Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services, the nation's largest real estate investment services firm
Sommer began his career with Marcus & Millichap in 1999 as a part-time research intern in the Chicago office. He joined the firm full time in 2001 as the research manager for the Chicago, Indianapolis and Milwaukee offices. In 2002, Sommer became research manager for the National Office and Industrial Properties Group, and was promoted to senior research director in 2004. Since May 2010, he has been responsible for all commercial property groups, including retail.
Sommer has a bachelor's degree in political science from Brandeis University.