Property Management

Jeff Tigchelaar
Vice President of Office Property Management

Mr. Tigchelaar is the Director of Property Management for M&J Wilkow for the US portfolio.  Mr. Tigchelaar has experience managing a variety of properties including commercial office buildings, retail centers and industrial buildings with properties ranging in size from as large as 4,200,000 down to 75,000 square feet.  The tenant mix at these centers includes a range from Fortune 500 companies such as Accenture, Navteq and Publicis to national retail chains such as TJ Maxx, Walgreens and Staples. Prior to joining M&J Wilkow, Mr. Tigchelaar held positions including: Senior Real Estate Manager for CBRE, Property / Asset Manager for Vornado and Assistant General Manager of 180 N. LaSalle and 111 W. Jackson for Jones Lang LaSalle.  Before his current eleven years in property management, Mr. Tigchelaar was an accountant holding positions that include Director of CAM Audits for General Growth Properties Inc. and Assistant Controller at MMPI division of Vornado. Mr. Tigchelaar received his M.B.A. of Management at St. Xavier University and B.A. at Illinois Wesleyan University.


Martin Liles
Vice President - Retail

Mr. Liles is the Vice President of Retail Management for M & J Wilkow, with responsibility for managing operations, development and construction for the company’s national retail portfolio.  Mr. Liles has more than twenty years of experience overseeing a variety of retail assets.  Prior to joining M & J Wilkow, Mr. Liles served as Vice President of Property Management and Redevelopment for Brixmor Property Group, where he was responsible for the operations of more than 100 shopping centers totaling 14 million square feet of retail space. Mr. Liles also held property management roles with New Plan Excel Realty Trust.  Mr. Liles received his B.A. in Business Administration from Central Michigan University.  He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.