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“The ability to partner great clientele with the expertise of Plante Moran Cresa has consistently produced world-class solutions for the projects we are involved in.”
Adam Burgess
Senior Vice President


As a senior vice president at Plante Moran Cresa, I help a diverse client base across North America turn their real estate into a differentiator and a driver for their businesses. With this vision in mind, I can apply a sophisticated approach to every transaction that factors in nuances for each location option, lease terms, financial implications, market research, and exit strategies. My focus on my clients’ goals and objectives creates valuable, enduring relationships beyond the real estate transaction.

My expertise provides clients with the capabilities to enter new markets, consider the entire scope of location decisions, and facilitate effective negotiations to secure project success. I negotiate economic incentives, including complex statutory and non-statutory incentives across North America.

Much of my success comes from my experience and relationships with public and private stakeholders at the state and local levels.

I regularly speak at economic development conferences across the Midwest, and I serve on the Board of Trustees for Wolverine Human Services and Board of Directors for the Detroit Economic Club’s Young Leader program. I am a graduate of Detroit Regional Chamber’s Leadership Detroit Class XXXVIII and member of the Original Equipment Suppliers Association’s (OESA) Young Leader Council 8.

I earned an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan-Dearborn and a B.A. in marketing from Michigan State University’s Eli Broad College of Business.