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Bradley A. Serot

Executive Vice President

Bradley A. Serot

Executive Vice President
+1 312 9351403
+1 312 9351880

Chicago

321 N. Clark Street
Suite 3400
Chicago, IL 60654
+1 312 935 1400

Professional Experience

Brad Serot is an Executive Vice President with CBRE and leader of its Chicago Tech and Digital Media Practice group. His perseverance and leadership have largely established the firm’s tenant representation market share in downtown Chicago. 

Since he joined CBRE in 2000, Brad has negotiated nearly $6 billion of transactions, in deals of 1,000 square feet to 500,000 square feet. His clients range from some of the largest financial services firms in the United States to the fastest-growing tech companies in the world. 

Brad has a deep knowledge of the dynamic Chicago real estate market and strong ties within the city’s tech scene. As an active entrepreneur and angel investor, he is a powerful connector among his peers, with a firsthand understanding of the issues they face. To support them, he sponsors organizations including Hyde Park Angels and Built In Chicago, as well as major entrepreneurial events like Techweek and Chicago Ideas Week.

With a clear view of both real estate and technology, Brad ensures his clients have the savvy and strategy to meet the challenges of growth, change and new workplace trends.

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • TiE Midwest Charter — Board Member
  • Clean Energy Trust (CET) — Advisory Board Member
  • Commercial Real Estate Organization (CREO) 
  • Chicago Greater Food Depository — Board Member
  • AIDS Foundation of Chicago — Adviser

 

Achievements

 

  • Crain’s Chicago Business “40 Under 40” Recipient (2016)
  • Crain’s Chicago Business “Tech 50” Recipient (2016)
  • CBRE Top 225 Producer (2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016)
  • Colbert Coldwell Circle — CBRE Top 100 Producer (2009, 2012, 2016)
  • Downtown Top 10 Professionals (2006–2016)
  • National Association of Industrial and Office Properties Office Transaction of the Year — Gogo Inc. (2014)
  • Greater Chicago Food Depository Office Transaction of the Year — Groupon (2012)
  • Greater Chicago Food Depository Office Broker of the Year Finalist (2014, 2015, 2016) 

 

Education

 

  • Miami University, Bachelor of Science

 

Major Transactions

 

  • Groupon Inc | 1,077,566 SF
  • Wrigley Building (Sale) | 500,000 SF
  • Outcome Health | 393,763 SF
  • Avant Credit Corporation | 252,453 SF
  • Gogo | 231,868 SF
  • Echo Global Logistics | 224,678 SF
  • United States Gypsum Company (USG) | 190,000 SF
  • Fifth Third Bank | 177,725 SF
  • Enova International Inc | 224,678 SF
  • Sprout Social | 128,166 SF
  • Ryerson Inc | 128,000 SF
  • kCura Corporation | 124,862 SF
  • AECOM Technology Corp | 104,086 SF
  • GoHealth | 93,799 SF
  • Velocity EHS | 91,297 SF
  • Mediaocean | 88,387 SF

 

Clients

 

  • Aids Foundation of Chicago
  • Avant Credit Corp
  • Barclays Capital
  • Bucketfeet
  • Built In Chicago
  • Credit Suisse
  • DeStefano & Partners
  • Dymas Capital Management
  • Echo Global Logistics
  • E.ON Climate Renewables
  • E*TRADE
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • Fisher Kanaris, P.C.
  • Giuliani Capital Advisors
  • Gladius Capital
  • GoHealth
  • Greenhill & Co.
  • Groupon
  • HKS
  • Innerworkings
  • Jellyvision
  • kCura
  • K&L Gates
  • Lightbank
  • Mediaocean
  • Networked Insights
  • Nomura Securities International 
  • OCA Ventures
  • Origin Ventures
  • Outcome Health
  • Penton Media
  • Power Reviews
  • Quinnox
  • Real Tick
  • Riskonnect
  • Snapsheet
  • Sprout Social
  • Steelcase
  • The Warranty Group
  • William Blair & Company
  • Uptake
  • Trustwave
  • Trustwave
  • Velocity EHS
  • YCharts

Bradley A. Serot

Executive Vice President
+1 312 9351403
+1 312 9351880

Chicago

321 N. Clark Street
Suite 3400
Chicago, IL 60654
+1 312 935 1400