Joe Karmin specializes in representing both private and institutional owners and tenants. His method for success is focused and efficient, and Joe formulates a very articulate and practical strategy to achieve a specific solution for each of his clients.
Joe’s market expertise and business development practice is focused in O’Hare, DuPage, I-88, Fox Valley, and I-90.


Since joining Transwestern, Joe has completed 13 million SF in transactions with a value totaling in excess of $286 million. Prior to joining Transwestern, Joe worked as a leasing agent for Roland Realty Inc.


  • 2017 Largest Industrial Lease Deal (Rosemont)
  • 2017 Industrial Top Producer of the Year (Rosemont)
  • 2016 Most Square Footage Leased (Midwest Region)
  • 2016 Co Top Producer (Rosemont)
  • 2014 Young Professional of the Year (Midwest Region)
  • 2014 Co Broker of the Year (Rosemont)
  • 2014 Sale of the Year (Rosemont)
  • 2012 Rising Star (NKFE)
  • Licensed Illinois Real Estate Broker
  • Association of Industrial Real Estate (AIRE)
  • Member of the Harold E. Eisenberg Foundation


Joe graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences majoring in communication, with a concentration in organization communication.

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