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(Peoria, IL – March 20, 2024) – Cullinan Properties, a leading national provider of real estate services specializing in commercial and mixed-use developments and acquisitions, today announced the appointment of Michael Gold as President for the company, adding proven industry, leasing, finance, and organizational leadership expertise to Cullinan’s executive team as the company prepares for its next chapter of growth.

“After an extensive search, I am extremely pleased to welcome Michael as President of Cullinan Properties,” said Diane Cullinan Oberhelman, Chairman of Cullinan Properties. “Michael has a track record of success, is a proven manager, and shares my vision for the company.”  She adds, “Cullinan’s portfolio continues to expand with the 310-acre, over 1 million SF, super-regional RockRun Collection development in Will County/Metro Chicago/Joliet, IL, in addition to other mixed-use, retail, multifamily, office, governmental and healthcare developments throughout the United States and Michael’s comprehensive understanding of the industry and proven track record of success make him an invaluable addition to the Cullinan Properties team.”

Bringing a wealth of experience to his new position, Michael most recently served as the Chief Operating Officer for Pine Tree, a national shopping center owner and operator. There he oversaw a diverse national portfolio and played a pivotal role in shaping long-term strategies and operational directives, contributing significantly to the company’s growth. Prior to his COO position, Michael held several progressively senior roles within Pine Tree, starting as Vice President of Leasing and subsequently serving as Vice President of Asset Management and Leasing, as well as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.  During his tenure, Michael’s teams oversaw 20+MM square feet of real estate and $3B+ AUM. He started his real estate career as an Associate at CBRE.

Michael has a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Arizona State University and a Master of Business Administration from DePaul University with concentrations in Real Estate Investment Finance and Change Management.  He is a Member of the Advisory Council for Youth Guidance’s BAM Program, Member of the Urban Land Institute, Membership Co-Chair for the Illinois Marketplace of ICSC, and a guest lecturer for the Real Estate Programs at DePaul University and University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Michael Gold will be based in Cullinan Properties’ Chicago office.

About Cullinan Properties

For more than 35 years, Cullinan Properties has been a leading developer of real estate specializing in commercial and mixed-use developments and acquisitions. With offices in Peoria, IL, Chicago, IL, St. Louis, MO and Tampa, FL, Cullinan Properties is a multi-disciplined real estate firm that develops, manages, and owns mixed-use, retail, multifamily, office, governmental and healthcare properties throughout the United States. Cullinan is certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise through the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). For additional information about Cullinan Properties, visit and @CullinanProperties on LinkedIn.

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