Biography

TRANSWESTERN ROLE

Joe is an executive vice president and a co-leader of Transwestern’s Midwest leasing team. He specializes in representing landlords with the leasing of office buildings located throughout the Chicago suburban submarkets.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Joe has been a commercial real estate broker in the Chicago area for over 29 years advising and representing landlords with the acquisition, repositioning, and leasing of commercial property throughout the Midwest. He is a highly regarded suburban real estate expert, having continuously provided superior advice in developing and implementing creative marketing and leasing programs, acquisition analysis, market and trend analysis, and business development.
 
Throughout his career, Joe has led the leasing activities on over 20 million square feet of commercial property on behalf of institutional and entrepreneurial clients, successfully enhancing property values. He has been instrumental in building Transwestern’s suburban agency leasing portfolio and has been a constant top producer for the firm’s Midwest region.
 
Prior to joining Transwestern, Joe was a Regional Leasing Manager for Heitman Properties and Kennedy Wilson, where he managed the office and industrial leasing program for the Midwest and was a consistent top producer with both firms.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION / RECOGNITION

  • 2008-2016 Transwestern Top Producer (Midwest Region)
  • 2011 Transwestern Board of Directors Member
  • 2010 Transwestern Champions Club Award for Top 25 National Producer
  • 2004/2010/2013/2014/2015 Transwestern Most Completed Deals Award (Midwest Region)
  • 2005-2016 Chicago Power Broker Award Recipient
  • 2008 Building Team of the Year Award
  • 2005 Transwestern Commercial Services Landlord Broker of the Year
  • 2005 Transwestern Investment Company Landlord Representation Deal of the Year
  • 2005 NAIOP Nominee - Office Lease Transaction of the Year
  • 2004 Transwestern Investment Company Most Renewed Deals (National Award)
  • Member of Chicago Office Leasing Brokers Association (COLBA)

EDUCATION

Joe holds a Masters of Business Administration from DePaul University Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in finance from Northern Illinois University.