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Wisconsin Real Estate Private Equity Club
Case Competition

Strategic Partnership With Global Real Estate Private Equity Firms

About the REPEC Case Competition

Spearheaded by REPEC's Advisor Mark Eppli, President Ryan Sheena, and former executive board members Lukas Schimit, Michael Cervello, and Nick Fisher, the REPEC Case Competition will feature judges from top real estate private equity firms in the nation. Teams of undergraduate and graduate students from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the top-ranked real estate program in the United States, are invited to participate in this case-based real estate competition. This provides an opportunity for students to work alongside leading industry executives and gain real-world experience.

Case Competition Leadership

Lukas Schimit

Head of Case Competition

Senior, Class of 2024

Lukas is a founding member and former president of REPEC. He is currently the head of our club's Case Competition. This past summer, and continuing into this fall, Lukas has been working as an Analyst Intern at Avante Properties, a local Madison development firm. Previously, Lukas interned at Magnolia Capital, an investment management firm that operates in over 20 markets and has overseen transactions worth more than $2 billion.

Michael Cervello

Director of Operations

Senior, Class of 2024

Michael, previously the Vice President of REPEC, currently serves as the Lead Operations for the Case Competition. This past summer, Michael worked at Northwestern Mutual in their Real Estate Private Equity Group, where he will be joining upon graduation this upcoming spring.

Nick Fisher

Operations Officer

Senior, Class of 2024

Nick, the former communications chair for REPEC, is now a part of the club's case competition team, where he serves as an Operations Officer. This summer, Nick worked as a Brokerage Summer Intern at Founder 3, Wisconsin's largest independent full-service commercial real estate brokerage and management firm.

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