Andrew A Friestedt
Drew brings 20 years of real estate development and hands-on business operating experience to his role at Monroe Residential Partners. He has developed over $1B of real estate across all asset classes, ranging from large mixed-use developments to regional malls.
Before founding Monroe Residential Partners , Drew was Chief Operating Officer at Centrum Properties, one of Chicago’s largest development companies. In addition to his operational responsibilities at Centrum, he managed the design, development, entitlement, and financing of the Roosevelt Collection, a $750 million mixed-use development in Chicago’s South Loop. From 1996 to 2006, he worked at General Growth Properties, Westfield Group, Kravco Company and Lucent Technologies where he managed the development and expansion of regional malls, office buildings, and manufacturing facilities exceeding $400 million in value.
Drew holds a BS in Construction Management from Arizona State University and an MS in Real Estate Development from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.