Andy Hess


Mr. Hess has over 18 years of commercial real estate experience and has worked in most major US real estate markets and across multiple product types.  Mr. Hess has broad experience focusing on investment sales, tenant representation, acquisitions, dispositions, asset & portfolio management, financing, investment recapitalizations, debt restructuring, loan sales and all facets of distressed real estate & other real estate owned (OREO).  Prior to joining RFP Commercial, Mr. Hess was a Founder and Principal of Creekwood Real Estate and Resilire Real Estate Partners.  Prior to Creekwood and Resilire, Mr. Hess was a Senior Vice President of Transwestern Investment Company, a principal investment firm specializing in commercial real estate, where he spent 12 years in the investments group. 

Career Highlights:

  • Directed property sales totaling more than $500 million in gross sales price; including over 800 properties in Wisconsin
  • Negotiated over 300 leases representing more than $250 million of contractual rent payments
  • Oversight of a $250 million OREO portfolio on behalf of a large Wisconsin bank where he led all disposition activity and directed portfolio and individual asset strategy
  • Responsibility for the asset management of a portfolio of commercial properties totaling over $1.0 billion of gross investment
  • Involved in the acquisition of over 120 individual assets totaling $2.6 billion of gross investment 
  • Led the capital renovation & repositioning of value-added investments with construction costs exceeding $20 million
  • Advised and assisted in loan restructurings & investment recapitalizations in excess of $300 million

Mr. Hess is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Madison where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a double-major in Real Estate & Urban Land Economics and Finance, Investments & Banking.  Mr. Hess is also a licensed real estate broker in Wisconsin.