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Mildred Terzic

Academic Degrees

MBA, Marketing, Loyola University
BSC, Finance, Real Estate Concentration, DePaul University


Mildred Terzic, CCIM, RPA, as a dynamic, results-oriented commercial real estate professional, Terzic offers a disciplined and multi-faceted approach to commercial real estate. Her extensive knowledge of various commercial property types including retail, office and industrial real estate makes her a substantial resource for the Valuation Advisory Services group.

Terzic was vice president of asset/portfolio management for a private self-managed REIT, Inland Western Retail Real Estate Trust Inc., where she was responsible for the portfolio management of 299 operating properties totaling 46 million square feet of multi-tenant retail shopping centers and free-standing retail buildings. As director of the Real Estate Finance Group of David L. Babson (formerly MassMutual), Terzic originated, negotiated, underwrote and closed fixed/floating rate commercial rea​l estate term loans in excess of $10 million within a 13-state Midwest region, and aggressively managed and serviced a $300 million commercial real estate loan portfolio. At Equitable Real Estate Investment Management, Inc., Terzic was an investment manager and acted as a project manager for the development of the NBC Tower and Cityfront Center Chicago. She also worked on the acquisitions of several mall properties, including the Empire Mall and Rushmore Mall to the disposition of the Ford City Shopping Center and various office dispositions in Chicago, including Gateway I, II and III.

Given her background and experience, Terzic has been involved in commercial real estate for over three decades on both a regional and national level. Her extensive multi-faceted background has allowed her to work in many areas including acquisitions/dispositions, appraisal, asset/portfolio management, leasing, loan origination, to loan servicing and workouts.  She has effectively negotiated and managed commercial real estate debt and equity portfolios and has been involved in new business development.

Terzic teaches upper-level undergraduate and graduate-level courses in real estate.