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Chad Freese

Executive Vice President

Chad Freese Executive Vice President
Chicago 321 North Clark Street
Suite 3400
Chicago, IL 60654

Professional Experience

 

Chad Freese is an Executive Vice President at CBRE where he has distinguished himself as one of the firms most prominent real estate professionals.  Over the course of his 21-year career Chad has been a leader in CBRE’s Advisory & Transaction Services, Data Center Solutions and Life Science practices. 

Several of the world’s leading companies have retained Chad to advise them on projects ranging from multi-billion-dollar portfolio restructures, to the acquisition of office, data center and R&D facilities to the leasing and development of data center and life science campuses globally.   Chad’s unique real estate and business acumen have enabled him to achieve industry leading results on some of the most complex engagements professionals can be challenged with.   He has saved clients several hundred million dollars through his advisory work and also created billions in value through leasing and development.

Chad takes great pride in the impact he makes on each engagement and on delivering results that compliment his clients’ success. 

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
Chicago 321 North Clark Street
Suite 3400
Chicago, IL 60654