Chad Venne

  • Teaching Professor, Real Estate
  • Director, Real Estate Program


BA, Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Certified Property Manager, Institute of Real Estate Management

Areas of Expertise

Mr. Venne specializes in real estate management operations and asset management of investment real estate portfolios. He teaches courses in real estate management and development. Mr. Venne is a Certified Property Manager ® (CPM) with the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), an IREM Instructor, and a licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of Wisconsin.

Professional Activities

Mr. Venne has close to 20 years of executive and managerial experience in the real estate industry, focusing on real estate management and asset management for office, industrial, retail, and multifamily assets at firms in San Francisco, Chicago, and Milwaukee. He is currently Managing Partner and Principal with Ballast Real Estate Partners in Milwaukee.