MINNEAPOLIS (Jan. 30, 2017) – United Properties announced today that Eric Skalland, vice president and chief accounting officer, has been promoted to executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective Jan. 1, 2017.
Skalland, a ten-year veteran of the firm, directs personnel in accounting, financial planning, internal and external reporting, technology and tax planning. He is a member of the Executive Team and Investment Committee, and also plays a lead role in the development and implementation of United Properties’ overall strategy. Skalland reports to Eva Stevens, president and chief operating officer, who co-manages the company with Bill Katter, president and chief investment officer.
“During his time at United Properties, Eric has developed a depth of understanding of the investment and development business that Bill and I rely on in our decision making,” says Stevens. “He has become a trusted advisor and strategic business partner who has aligned our leadership team around our capital architecture, which informs all of our capital deployment decisions.”
Skalland joined United Properties in 2007 as an assistant controller and was promoted to controller in 2010. Prior to joining United Properties, he served as a senior financial analyst at CBS Radio, Inc., and as a senior associate with accounting firm Grant Thornton. Skalland holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Minnesota – Carlson School of Management. Skalland is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
About United Properties
United Properties has been creating deep roots in the commercial real estate industry for 100 years. The company imagines new possibilities in real estate to help strengthen communities and create lasting legacies. United Properties provides market expertise for ground-up development, redevelopment and acquisitions of value-add and stable investments. The company invests in and develops office, industrial, retail, mixed-use and senior housing properties. United Properties is owned by the Pohlad Companies and is headquartered in Minneapolis, with an office in Denver. For more information, visit www.uproperties.com or follow on Twitter at @UPDeepRoots.
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