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Recognized as an innovative leader in business and real estate development, Gold has led Skilken|Gold to national prominence. In addition to his 38 years as a premier developer, he is an adjunct professor for graduate courses in real estate finance and development at The Ohio State University and served as the director of the Center for Real Estate Education and Research.

With more than 35 years in real estate development, it’s hard to single out just one accomplishment. However, most recently, being selected as one of four national developers working as partners with Walmart on a build-to-suit program has been a fantastic experience. I knew the Skilken|Gold team was amazing. When I heard the head of Walmart’s build-to-suit program state that she never had to manage the Skilken|Gold team—I realized others recognize our difference as well.

Gold started her career in the real estate industry as a construction project manager. After significant successes outside the family corporate structure, she returned to Skilken|Gold in 2010 and has since demonstrated her ability to revitalize and guide an established corporation. Now, as President, she is trailblazing; leading Skilken|Gold toward a new vision—one that is positioning the company to meet the economic challenges and marketplace changes of today and tomorrow—while maintaining the traditional values and solid national reputation of Skilken|Gold.

The 2016 renovation of the Town and Country (Dayton, OH) shopping center reinforces what Skilken|Gold does right—we are forward-looking and innovative, responding to the fast-paced changes in the real estate environment. We've owned that shopping center since 1948. Because of the Skilken|Gold vision and foresight, it remains a successful property—for our tenants, the community, and for Skilken|Gold as owners.

Kranyak is an innovative leader that helps identify, manage and create strategic relationships with new and existing partners. As Senior Vice President, Real Estate, he works collaboratively with the leadership team to structure impactful relationships, help inform and drive the deal management process and create a great experience for clients - from the initial relationship to project completion. A real estate executive with over 20 years of experience, Kranyak has proved his strategic ability to successfully lead a team, providing all facets of multi-brand store development.

At Skilken|Gold, we develop relationships, not just real estate! We tailor and deploy our real estate development expertise for each clients' needs at whatever stage of development. From strategic planning to ribbon cutting, we focus on structuring and driving strategically appropriate, financially and operationally compelling real estate developments that support our clients' growth initiatives and Skilken|Gold's investment criteria.

Joining Skilken|Gold with over 20 years of financial services and management experience, Mason brings an entrepreneurial mindset to his role, combining fiscal responsibility with creative capital solutions. As CFO, Mason provides comprehensive oversight of Skilken|Gold's financial, treasury and asset management activities. A member of the senior leadership team, Mason brings a proactive and process driven approach to the company's development opportunities, strategic planning and growth initiatives.

Developing relationships with sophisticated capital partners is imperative to our success. Our proven track record, through multiple economic cycles, affords us the opportunity to work with some of the best financial partners in the industry. They value our communication, process, and certainty of execution.

A key member of Skilken|Gold's outstanding in-house client services team, Petruziello has been with Skilken|Gold for more than 30 years. With strong expertise in all aspects of the development process, Petruziello has the ability to determine each project's exact requirements and guide the multiple elements necessary for client success—providing Skilken|Gold clients with a signifcant competitive edge. In addition to planning and design, Petruziello's expertise includes entitlements, construction, public incentives and public/private partnerships.

The Shops and Lofts at 47 (Chicago) was an unbelievably complex project involving almost 10 years of constructing public-private partnerships and multifaceted entitlement work. It was worth it—we energized an underserved community in Chicago and the project has been recognized with five national awards.

Isaac Gold established himself as Director of Real Estate for a national retailer prior to joining Skilken|Gold. Initially, he worked within the family company solely on land purchases and land leases; now, he's involved in the entirety of the Skilken|Gold scope of services as he manages client relationships with many of Skilken|Gold's nationally recognized clients—in both the development and brokerage arenas.

I'm thrilled to be working directly with Wawa—this company is all about the future with its expansion goals and commitment to quality as a convenience store. Although primarily known on the East Coast and Florida, I believe the Wawa entity is on the move and I am proud to partner with it.

For more than 20 years, Bartz has distinguished himself at Skilken|Gold through a variety of responsibilities including site selection, leasing and development. He works to balance the needs of clients, sellers, tenants and landlords throughout the site selection and leasing processes - from initial meetings through site identification, tenant qualification, negotiations, and document execution. He understands the complexities and importance of the right tenant mix within the Skilken|Gold portfolio and the importance of client needs as it pertains to finding ideal sites.

I'm proud of the relationships we've built over the years at Skilken|Gold. Our clients' and tenants' success is our success, and we know collaboration, innovation and communication are key. We have the expertise and ability to see projects from their point of view, which allows us to be an extension of their team and perform in a way that helps them achieve their business goals.
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