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Chad Freese

Executive Vice President

Chad Freese

Executive Vice President
+1 312 9351451
+1 312 9351880

Chicago

321 North Clark Street
Suite 3400
Chicago, IL 60654
+1 312 935 1400
+1 312 935 1880

Professional Experience

 

Chad Freese is currently an Executive Vice President at CBRE, joining the firm following its merger with Insignia/ESG in July 2003.  Mr. Freese is one of CBRE's most prominent tenant representation brokers and is also a leader in the Life Sciences Group and Critical Environment Practice.  Through Mr. Freese's perseverance and leadership, he is largely responsible for establishing CBRE's dominant market share in the suburban markets and maintaining a level two times greater than any competitive firm.    

Throughout this career Mr. Freese has been retained by several of Chicago's leading corporate tenants including Verizon Wireless, Career Education Corporation, DePaul University, Brunswick Corporation, Cargill, American Pharmaceutical Partners and US Cellular to evaluate and execute strategic acquisition and disposition requirements. Mr. Freese's clients benefit from his extensive background in financial modeling and analysis, lease structuring and negotiaton, and unparalleled market intelligence.  Mr. Freese's foremost objective is to advise the corporate space user and implement the most aggressive strategies to maximize leverage within the marketplace.   By applying his unique strengths, Mr. Freese has helped several corporations reduce their operating costs and strategically align their real estate requirements with their business objectives. 

 

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

 

  • Licensed Illinois Real Estate Sales Person

 

Achievements

 

  • In 2010, Mr. Freese was responsible for representing tenants in 3 of the 10 largest suburban transactions including the NAIOP 2010 Suburban Transaction of the Year.
  • Mr. Freese was also the recipient of the Coldbert Coldwell Circle Award (top 3% in the Americas) for 2010.
  • The Business Ledger: 2004 Today's Young Executive award recipient (recognizing individuals under the age of 40 that have exemplified excellence in business and commitment to their communities).​​​​​

 

Education

 

  • University of Iowa, Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing

 

Partial Transaction List

 

  • ​El Paso Energy  |  ​1,200,000 SF
  • American Pharmaceutical Partners  |  700,000 SF
  • T-Mobile ​ |  450,000 SF
  • Career Education Corporation  |   ​317,000 SF
  • Verizon Wireless  |  ​250,000 SF
  • US Foodservice ​ |  200,000 SF
  • Aircell ​ |  104,000 SF
  • Transworld Merchandise Center  |  ​100,000 SF
  • Culligan ​ |  85,000 SF
  • Symex Corporation of America  |   ​85,000 SF
  • Life Fitness - Brunswick  |  78,000 SF
  • Bridgestone Firestone ​ |  70,000 SF
  • Hitachi Scientific Instruments  |  ​65,000 SF
  • Crown Castle  |  ​40,000 SF
  • Progressive Insurance  |  ​40,000 SF
  • Advocate Healthcare  |  ​40,000 SF
  • US Cellular  |  ​40,000 SF
  • Safeco insurance  |  ​40,000 SF
  • Regus  |  ​40,000 SF
  • DePaul University  |  ​38,000 SF
  • Hitachi High Technologies |  ​30,000 SF
  • Alcoa  |  ​27,000 SF
  • Hitachi Data Systems ​ |  23,000 SF
  • ​Mizkan Americas  |  ​20,000 SF
  • Inter-Tel Technologies  |  ​20,000 SF
  • Angiotech Pharmaceuticals |   ​20,000 SF
  • Prologis ​ |  15,000 SF
  • R.R. Donnelly  |  ​12,000 SF
  • Boelter Associates  |  ​12,000 SF

 

Clients

 

  • Verizon Wireless
  • Career Education Corporation
  • DePaul University
  • El Paso Energy
  • American Pharmaceutical Partners
  • T-Mobile
  • Cargill
  • US Foodservice
  • TransWorld Merchandise Center
  • Abraxis Pharmaceutical Products
  • Aircell
  • Culligan
  • Sysmex Corporation of America
  • Life Fitness - Brunswick Bridgestone
  • Firestone
  • Hitachi High Technologies
  • Hitachi Scientific Instruments
  • Hitachi Data Systems
  • Crown Castle
  • Progressive Insurance
  • Advocate Healthcare
  • US Cellular
  • Safeco Insurance
  • Alcoa
  • Regus
  • Mizkan Americas
  • Inter-Tel Technologies
  • Angiotech Pharmaceuticals
  • Prologis
  • R.R. Donnelly
  • Boelter Associates
  • Skywest Airlines

 


Chad Freese

Executive Vice President
+1 312 9351451
+1 312 9351880

Chicago

321 North Clark Street
Suite 3400
Chicago, IL 60654
+1 312 935 1400
+1 312 935 1880