Bharat Puri
Director of Finance & Commercial Development

Bharat PuriMr. Puri has been with First Midwest Group since 1998.  His responsibilities include marketing and leasing First Midwest Group’s office and industrial properties; managing its financial arrangements and developing resources; and evaluating the acquisition and disposition of income-producing assets.  He holds a B.S. in Finance and Economics from Rockford University and served as a senior commercial credit analyst with First of America Bank in Chicago prior to joining First Midwest Group.

Mr. Puri is a member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR) and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), and is currently a board member of Rockford Area Economic Development Council.

In October 2007, Mr. Puri completed Harvard Business School’s Executive Real Estate program and during that same time began serving a two-year term on the Financial Advisory Committee of the Rockford Park District.