Scott Tausk

Scott A. Tausk

Managing Director

Griffin Capital Company, LLC

Mr. Tausk serves as Managing Director of Asset Management focusing on the assets within Griffin Capital’s real estate programs and is based in the firm’s Chicago office.

Career Summary

Mr. Tausk joined Griffin Capital in 2013 and brings over 22 years of asset management experience to Griffin. Prior to joining Griffin, Mr. Tausk served 13 years at Transwestern Investment Company as Managing Director of Asset and Portfolio Management. At Transwestern’s value-add shop, Mr. Tausk led the execution of active business plans, including property repositioning, leasing and operating efficiency, across a 15 million square foot portfolio. In addition to asset management, his diverse background includes real estate development, construction management and third-party property management, giving him a ground up perspective on the operation and performance of the properties he manages. Mr. Tausk is a registered Professional Engineer and a licensed Real Estate Managing Broker in the state of Illinois.


  • BS, Civil Engineering, Purdue University
  • MBA, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business

Industry Activities

Mr. Tausk serves as an advisor to Gensler, one of the largest architectural firms in the world, helping them connect with the commercial real estate owner. He provides the voice of the client and insight to the needs of commercial real estate for the evolving services and platforms developed by Gensler.


Married, father of three daughters, resident of Western Springs, Illinois