CHICAGO, IL ‐ Buckingham Companies, an Indianapolis‐based full service, fully integrated, real estate company is pleased to announce that two prominent Chicago‐based real estate professionals have joined the company to grow strategic investments and acquisitions nationally.

Buckingham has hired Bradley J. Muth as Chief Investment Officer. Formerly with ING/Concert Realty Partners, LLC in Chicago, Muth will lead Buckingham’s investment efforts from Buckingham’s newly formed Chicago office.

“Brad is a pivotal addition to the Buckingham Companies Chicago team,” said Brad Chambers, President and CEO of Buckingham Companies. “He brings a focused determination to lead and manage investments, acquisitions and company assets, and I look forward to his efforts to guide our strategic growth as a company.”

In addition, Buckingham has hired Louie Cardwell as Investment Analyst. Cardwell, who also comes from ING/Concert Realty Partners, will join Muth in the Chicago office.

Buckingham Companies is headquartered in downtown Indianapolis. The company was founded in 1984 and manages nearly $1 billion of real estate assets for its own account, clients and institutional partners. Buckingham’s expertise includes the development, acquisition, management and construction of a wide range of property types including multifamily, student housing and mixed‐use communities.

Current Buckingham construction projects include the high‐profile and transformative 14‐acre  “CityWay” mixed‐use neighborhood in the heart of downtown Indianapolis and “The Langston,” a mixed‐use development in downtown Cleveland near Cleveland State University, among other projects.

Buckingham’s managed portfolio includes more than 90 properties consisting of nearly 20 million square‐feet of property and approximately 15,000 rental units nationwide.