Mr. Fransen is responsible for CORO's acquisition, disposition and financing activities. He also oversees asset management for a variety of CORO's value-add investments. Prior to joining CORO, Mr. Fransen was President, North American Operations of the Slokker Group, headquartered in Washington, DC. There he oversaw commercial, residential and specialty properties in eleven US and Canadian markets. Mr. Fransen previously served as legal counsel for real estate, securities and private equity transactions at Baker Botts LLP and Battle Fowler LLP. Mr. Fransen is a member of ICSC, ULI and serves on several advisory boards. He received a B.A. from the University of Virginia, a J.D. from the Fordham University School of Law and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.