Wyllys has over 15 years of experience across a variety of real estate subsectors. Prior to joining Pivotal as Regional Director of Development and then Senior Vice President for the Upper Midwest, Wyllys Mann was Director of Facilities Services at Baird & Warner Real Estate Services, one of the nation’s oldest and largest family-owned real estate sales companies. Before that he helped to launch Affordable Community Energy, a New Market Tax Credit financed energy efficiency and renewable energy company, which was recognized by the Obama White House and the Department of Energy as a critical contributor to the fight against climate change. Earlier in his career Wyllys gained experience with residential and commercial tax credit developments, including the Chicago Housing Authority’s 3 phase redevelopment of Rockwell Gardens and the Washington Park SRO, Chicago’s first LEED accredited Low Income Housing Tax Credit property.
His leadership goes beyond the office. He is the Vice President of Neighborspace, a public private partnership that transforms vacant lots into community gardens and co-founder of Hyde Park International, an adult recreational soccer club with participants from more than 30 countries. Wyllys was the Michael Smurfit School of Business MBA Class of 2008 “Future Thinker” Scholar. He was among the first generation of LEED Accredited Professionals and is also a Building Performance Institute Certified Building Analyst and BPI Certified HVAC Professional.