Gail Silver


Senior Vice President, Director of HR

With over 35 years of experience, Gail Silver currently manages Human Resources for multiple real estate and finance-related companies, including JMB Insurance, JMB Realty Corp, Walton Street Capital, GEM Realty Capital and Delaware Street Capital. Gail believes employee relations, employee development and practical solutions for people-based issues create a corporate culture of achievement, entrepreneurship, communication, leadership and respect.  Additionally, she is active in consulting with clients on HR policy and program development to ensure sound employee practices, legal compliance, and establishing an overall HR strategy supporting the individual companies’ values and goals

Gail has worked with the JMB family of companies since 1990, including heading the HR function for over 2,000 employees at Urban Retail Properties Co. Prior to joining forces with JMB, she held senior HR positions with Marshall Fields and Bank of America in Chicago, New York and San Francisco. Gail has a MBA from George Washington University and a BA in Political Science and Economics from State University New York at Buffalo. In her free time, Gail enjoys non-competitive running and completed the Chicago Marathon in both 2014 and 2015 and currently coaches the “back of the pack”, and those new to running. 

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