Trish Bogan

Trish Bogan joined Halakar as Controller in 2017 and assists in streamlining our accounting processes.  Before joining Halakar, Ms. Bogan spent over 27 years in the accounting department of one of the city’s largest multi-family housing management companies, fulfilling several roles including Corporate Controller and Trust Accounting Manager.

Ms. Bogan earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Indiana University in 1989.

Bennett Brueggemann

Bennett Brueggemann joined Halakar as Property Administrator in July of 2020.  He handles accounts receivable for tenant properties, maintains lease information, processes payments, handles inquiries, assists with monthly financial reports, and acts as backup to the Controller.

Prior to joining the company, Bennett was a Property Accountant for Zidan Management Group and completed an internship in client accounting at Cushman & Wakefield.

PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

  • Ball State Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity
  • Ball State Men’s Volleyball Club – Team Captain

Bennett’s hobbies include camping, nature walks, and volleyball.  Mr. Brueggemann earned a bachelor of science in Finance with a minor in Entrepreneurial Management from Ball State.

Liz DeKoninck

Elizabeth (Liz) DeKoninck is the Vice President and has been with Halakar since 2015. Liz has more than 6 years of commercial real estate experience with a background in property management.

In addition to assisting the CEO in the oversight of business operations, Liz represents landlords and tenants in industrial and office transactions. From leasing industrial and office spaces to selling retail buildings, Liz has had experience in both the lease and sale sides of the business. Liz’s prior experience in property management allows her to provide her clients with invaluable information during the leasing and sales process.

Partial List of Lease Transactions

As a landlord representative:

Grey Street Properties, Indianapolis, IN: 18 buildings, 1.1 million SF

Fred Abel, Indianapolis, IN: 200,000 SF

Malott Office Park, Indianapolis, IN: 135,000 SF

Kroger Plaza, Shelbyville, IN: 22,000 SF

MPC Ventures, Indianapolis, IN: 31,000 SF

Gershom Investments, Indianapolis, IN: 12,000 SF

Partial List of Sale Transactions

Representing Seller:

Forty 4 Washington, Indianapolis, IN: 1 downtown retail building, 12,000 SF

Bedi & Associates, Indianapolis, IN: 167,000 SF

Representing Buyer:

Grey Street Properties, Indianapolis, IN: 10 buildings, 548,239 SF

KVML, Indianapolis, IN: 10,000 SF

Professional Affiliations

  State of Indiana, licensed real estate broker

  Indy CREW, past member

Education

Liz received a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from Butler University.

Tammy Gonzalez

Tammy Gonzalez joined Halakar in December of 2018 as a Property Administrator.  She assists the property management team by managing tenant requests, certificates of insurance, maintenance coordination, and other intricate roles.

Tammy brings with her ten years of property management experience and prides herself in her strength of leadership through service.  She goes above and beyond to help anyone with any need, and has excellent communication and organizational skills.  Tammy has a reputation for having high standards in her work and is an integral part of the property management team.

Gina Hughes

Gina Hughes joined Halakar in February of 2015 as Office Manager and EA to the CEO.  Since that time, she has also assumed the responsibilities of Brokerage Support and Marketing.   She manages the office’s operational needs including Human Resources, recruiting, company events, I.T., and supplies.  Gina oversees company marketing initiatives, property listings, and supports the brokerage team administratively.

Prior to joining the company, Ms. Hughes worked in the Global Learning and Development Department in HR at ExactTarget/Salesforce.  Earlier, she held HR positions in Recruiting and in Global Learning and Development at Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM).

Ms. Hughes’s 20+ years of experience includes process development and improvement, adult learning, onboarding, database creation and administration, surveying/metrics, recruiting, event coordination, negotiation, talent management systems, e-learning module creation and implementation, learning management systems, behavioral assessment administration, and HR special projects.

An example of her proven expertise is successfully onboarding over 2,000 global new hires and coordinating two employee orientation events per month during a 2 year and 7 month time period at ExactTarget. This also included travel, communications, IT equipment, and desk needs for every new hire. Simultaneously, she coordinated all other company learning and development events as well as supporting her team administratively.

PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
Training Magazine – Top 125 Winner (ExactTarget team award), 2013 and 2014
ABATE of Indiana – Member
Moose International – Member
United Way – volunteer for multiple humanitarian projects

Ms. Hughes studied Graphic Design at Parkland College in Champaign, Illinois and has completed numerous HR and adult learning and development training sessions, including gaining certification in Franklin Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

Katie Imburgia

Katie joined Halakar in September of 2018 and is an integral member of our Property Management team. She manages a diverse portfolio of office, industrial, and retail properties. Katie dedicates her time to fostering relationships with clients, negotiating vendor contracts, analyzing costs and budgets, personalizing property reports, and overseeing the maintenance of properties.

Prior to joining Halakar, Katie worked for Hertz Investment Group, CBRE and Jones Lang LaSalle. She managed the PNC Center, a 650,000 square foot Class A office building in Downtown Indianapolis. She has also managed several suburban office parks as well as medical facilities.

Katie’s ability to build strong working relationships with her peers, vendors, and clients strengthens our commitment to high quality service. Katie has 10 years of experience in the property management field including administration, bidding projects, handling maintenance issues, managing service contracts, budgeting, various accounting functions, and overseeing the day to day operations of commercial properties.

Professional & Personal Affiliations

  Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), Active Emerging Leader member

  Indy CREW, member

•  Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Team in Training, South Indy run captain

Education

Mrs. Imburgia earned a Bachelor of Science from Ball State University.

Jim Karozos

Jim Karozos joined Halakar in 2015 and currently serves as Senior Vice President of Brokerage. Mr. Karozos focuses on industrial and retail transactions, landlord listings and real estate property sales. Now in his tenth year in the commercial real estate industry, Mr. Karozos has provided a significant boost to the success of the firm’s Indiana Industrial Specialty Division.

Mr. Karozos continues to excel in complex transactions because he understands his clients’ needs and expectations, properly aligns their goals and objectives and establishes effective relationships throughout an organization, including C-Suite executives. Throughout his career, his honesty, integrity, process improvement and solid market/brand knowledge when dealing with local, regional and large national corporations have proven highly beneficial to clients.

Prior to joining Halakar, Mr. Karozos held positions with Colliers International, RESOURCE Commercial, Grubb & Ellis and Lee & Associates. He began his career in real estate after a successful 23-year career in the food and beverage industry.

PARTIAL LIST OF LEASE TRANSACTIONS:

As a tenant representative:

  • 8055 IN-9, Howe, IN, Therma-Tru (Fortune Brands): 347,000 SF
  • 2350 Salisbury Road North, Richmond, IN, Jason Inc.: 60,000 SF

As a landlord representative:

  • 50 North State Road 135, Bargersville, IN, Anytime Fitness, 11 year – retail: 5,400 SF
  • 5610 Dividend Drive, Indianapolis, IN, VA Optical Lab, 10 year – industrial: 9,500 SF
  • 7255 W. Washington Street, Indianapolis, Sunbelt Rentals, 10 year, 3 AC & 16,000 SF

PARTIAL LIST OF SALE TRANSACTIONS:

Representing seller:

  • Domtar Paper, 6461 Saguaro Court, Indianapolis, IN to Premier Packaging, 159,400 SF: $4.1 million
  • El Maizal Tortilleria Inc., 4501 Hitch-Peters Road, Evansville, IN to Rexing Farms, 137,500 SF: $2.9 million
  • Village Plaza Retail Shoppes, S. Meridian Street, Indianapolis to Kenn-Marr, $4.1 million
  • BMO Harris, Greenwood, IN 21 AC:  $1.1 million
  • Maxim Crane, 7255 W. Washington St, Indianapolis to Cargo Lines LLC, $1.05 million

Representing buyer:

  • 4800 South Harding Street, Indianapolis, IN, Gordon Trucking acquired 32 acres for development from Keeler/Harriman Trust: $1.4 million

PARTIAL CLIENT LIST:

  • Airgas
  • Domtar Packaging
  • Klosterman Baking
  • Gordon Trucking
  • Fortune Brands
  • Therma-Tru

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

  • Indiana Commercial Board of Realtors (ICBR)
  • National Association of Realtors (NAR)
  • Greenwood Chamber of Commerce
  • Licensed real estate broker, state of Indiana

PERSONAL AFFILIATIONS:

  • Board member, Center Grove Athletic Booster Club
  • Past president, Center Grove Boys Basketball League

Mr. Karozos received a Master of Business Administration degree from Butler University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from DePauw University.

Andrea Lipps

Andrea Lipps began her career with Halakar in January 2013. She currently assists on the property management team with a commercial portfolio that includes office, retail and industrial facilities totaling more than 1 million square feet. Her responsibilities include tenant relations, vendor communications, and administrative support to the property management team. Mrs. Lipps’s outstanding communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills are among her strongest assets, all greatly contributing to the exceptional rapport of the company.

PERSONAL AFFILIATIONS:

  • Member, Children’s Hemiplegia and Stroke Association (CHASA)
  • Volunteer, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
  • Volunteer, United Way
  • Volunteer, Good Samaritan Network of Hamilton County
  • Volunteer, Third Phase Shelter and Food Pantry

Mrs. Lipps graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Miami University (Ohio), including additional studies in Visual Communications.

Todd J. Maurer, JD

Todd Maurer is the Chief Executive Officer of Halakar. He began his professional career as a lawyer specializing in bankruptcy and foreclosure law at Rubin & Levin in Indianapolis.  Mr. Maurer focuses his commercial brokerage work in the office and industrial field. He also serves as CEO of the Property Management Division and has represented some of the top companies in Indianapolis, with a specialized focus on the legal field.

Mr. Maurer is the CEO of Grey Street Properties, LLC, a development company with holdings in the industrial, retail and office sectors with approximately two million square feet.

An active industry and community leader, Mr. Maurer has an extensive roster of memberships and honors. He is a past President of the Jewish Community Relations Council and is or was on the boards of some of the most important organizations in Indianapolis.

Mr. Maurer has been recognized for his achievements by the Indianapolis Business Journal, who named him part of the 40 under 40 in 2007. In 2010, he received the LL Goodman leadership award. He was also a part of the Stanley K. Lacy Leadership series. Some of his extensive honors and memberships include:

• Beth-El Zedeck Synagogue, president

• Jewish Community Relations Council, past president

• Board of the United Way of Central Indiana, past member

• Board of the Indianapolis Jewish Federation, past member

• Board of the International Violin Competition, past member

• Board of the Carmel Performing Arts Center, past member

• Board of The St. Vincent Hospital Foundation, past member

• The Indianapolis Urban League, past board member

• The Indianapolis Opera, past board member

• IBJ (Indianapolis Business Journal) 40 under 40

Education

Mr. Maurer received his legal degree from Indiana University Maurer School of Law, and his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Texas, in Austin.

G. Bryan Miller, JD

G. Bryan Miller started his business career as a sales representative and manager for Procter & Gamble Company in the Cincinnati and Detroit markets.  Prior to joining Halakar, Mr. Miller was a second vice president with Cassidy Turley.  Over the past 14 years, he has closed some 350 commercial real estate transactions totaling $140 million in value.  Within the last few years, Mr. Miller has acted as the local representative for 1.4 million square feet of commercial space on behalf of its ownership.

Professional & Personal Affiliations

  State of Indiana, licensed real estate broker

  Board of Trustees for Butler University, representative

  Board of Reach for Youth, member

  Board of the St. Christopher Center, member

  Indianapolis CYO Football, Basketball and Track, coach

  Bishop Chatard Lacrosse Club, vice president and board member

  Cassidy Turley, president club member

  Indiana Commercial Board of Realtors, board member

  Indiana State Representative, past candidate

Education

Mr. Miller earned a law degree from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree with high honors from Butler University.