Jaclynn C. Walsh Named President/COO of Irgens




Irgens is proud to announce that Jaclynn (Jackie) C. Walsh has been named President/COO, effective immediately. Walsh will oversee day-to-day company operations in support of its real estate portfolio including property and facilities management, design and construction administration, leasing, project management, information technology, and marketing/communications. Mark F. Irgens, CRE will continue as CEO/Manager and lead the company’s strategic direction in real estate investment strategies.


As President/COO, Walsh’s responsibilities include guiding, directing, implementing, and evaluating overall company operations and activities to maximize profitability in support of company objectives, including:

  • Corporate Risk Management
  • Human Resources Oversight
  • Information Systems & Technology Management
  • Marketing/Communications Messaging
  • Quality Assurance/Internal Controls


“Over 17 years ago, Jackie and I began discussions about the formation of Irgens,” said Mark F. Irgens, CRE, CEO/Manager, Irgens. “As a founding member of the firm, she has exhibited exceptional leadership and has had a direct impact on our continued success.”


During Walsh’s tenure, Irgens has grown to more than 100 employees at its three offices in Milwaukee, Chicago, and Phoenix. The firm’s owned portfolio now totals more than $450 million in real estate value. In 2013-14, Walsh led Irgens’ investment in Robert F. Knight & Associates, LLC, the longest tenured third-party commercial real estate property management firm in Phoenix, Arizona, and its subsequent rebranding as Knight Management.