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Gregg F. Witt

Senior Vice President

Gregg F. Witt

Senior Vice President
+1 312 9351426
+1 312 9351480

Chicago

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

Professional Experience

Gregg Witt is currently a Senior Vice President at CBRE and is active in all aspects of the firm's office leasing and brokerage activities, specializing in the representation of tenants throughout the Chicago area and across the United States.

Mr. Witt is well known as a superior technician and negotiator. His clients benefit from his process driven approach and complete understanding of the financial components of the transaction. Over his career his clients have included major corporations, professional firms, privately held companies and nonprofit organizations. Mr. Witt is also a member of CBRE’s Nonprofit Practice Group.

Mr. Witt's real estate career began in 1981 at Frain Camins & Swartchild, prior to it's merger with Insignia Commercial Group in spring 1997. Mr. Witt was a Senior Vice President, Principal and ONCOR Manager, responsible for coordinating the firm's ONCOR International activities.

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Active Office Designation, Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)
  • Chicago Office Leasing Brokers Association Board of Directors 1987-1996, Treasurer 1992, Secretary 1993, Vice President 1994, President 1995
  • Jewish Family & Community Service Board of Directors 1994-2005, Vice President 1997-2002, President 2002-2004
  • Jewish Family & Community Service Endowment Foundation, Board of Directors 2002-current, Treasurer
  • Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago Board of Directors 2002-2004
  • Young Men's Jewish Council Board of Directors 1981-1989, Secretary, Vice President
  • Zeta Beta Tau Foundation, Board of Directors 2004-current, Vice President
  • American Society of Association Executives, Member
  • Association Forum of Chicagoland, Supplier Partner
  • Licensed Illinois Real Estate Broker  

Achievements

  • Insignia/ESG Midwest Region Broker of the Year Award 1999
  • Insignia/ESG Unity Award 1999 for securing significant business through a coordinated multi-office approach
  • Greater Chicago Food Depository Office Broker of the Year Finalist 1999
  • Insignia/ESG Midwest Region Tenant Representation Broker of the Year 1998
  • ONCOR International President's Award 1991 and 1993



Education

  • University of Denver, B.S.B.A.
  • Indiana University Kelly School of Business, M.B.A.

Significant Assignments

 

Throughout his 30-year real estate career, Mr. Witt has been involved in more than 1,100 transactions, including 250 outside of the greater metropolitan Chicago area, in excess of $1 billion. Mr. Witt has represented many corporations and professional firms in facility relocations and renegotiations. A partial list of his transactions include:

  • ‚ÄčTellabs Operations, Inc.  |  International Representation
  • Everen Securities  |  350,000 SF
  • Tellabs Operations, Inc.  |  260,000 SF
  • True Value Company  |  225,000 SF
  • Quarles & Brady  |  138,000 SF
  • Tellabs Operations, Inc.  |  137,000 SF
  • TD Ameritrade  |  120,000 SF
  • Quarles & Brady  |  112,000 SF
  • HFS Mobility Services  |  110,000 SF
  • True Value Company  |  88,000 SF
  • Tellabs Operations, Inc.  |  77,000 SF
  • Travenol Laboratories  |  77,000 SF
  • O'Connor & Company  |  68,000 SF
  • Bear, Stearns & Co., Inc.  |  67,000 SF
  • First Industrial Realty Trust  |  66,000 SF
  • Tellabs Operations, Inc.  |  65,000 SF
  • Union Tank Car  |  57,000 SF
  • Quarles & Brady  |  55,000 SF
  • Tellabs Operations, Inc.  |  55,000 SF
  • Environmental Systems Designs  |  53,000  SF
  • A.C. Neilsen  |  51,000 SF
  • Kaye Scholer  |  49,000 SF
  • American College of Chest Physicians  |  48,500 SF
  • Association Management Center  |  48,000 SF
  • National Restaurant Association  |  42,500 SF
  • SFN, Inc.  |  42,500 SF
  • International Clinical Lab  |  38,000 SF
  • American College of Heathcare Executives | 37,000 SF
  • GCG Financial  |  36,000 SF
  • Hassett Air Express  |  31,000 SF
  • Tellabs Operations, Inc.  |  30,000 SF
  • Coca Cola USA  |  27,000 SF
  • American Planning Association  |  26,000 SF
  • Masonite Corporation  |  26,000 SF
  • Tellabs Operations, Inc.  |  26,000 SF
  • Tellabs de Mexico  |  26,000 SF
  • E* Trade Capital Markets | 25,300 SF
  • Rodman & Renshaw, Inc.  |  25,000 SF
  • Tellabs Operations, Inc.  |  25,000 SF
  • Kaye Scholer  |  23,200 SF
  • Katz Communications  |  23,000 SF
  • Office of Thrift Supervision  |  23,000 SF
  • Advance Magazine Publishers  |  22,000 SF
  • Tellabs Operations, Inc.  |  22,000 SF
  • Office of Thrift Supervision  |  22,000 SF
  • International Paper  |  21,500 SF
  • Stone & Webster Engineering Group  |  21,500 SF
  • America Planning Association  |  21,250 SF
  • Coca Cola USA  |  21,000 SF
  • Tellabs Operations, Inc.  |  21,000 SF
  • Ticketmaster  |  21,700 SF
  • Schwartz Brothers Insurance  |  20,600 SF
  • American Institutes for Research  |  20,500 SF
  • Camp Dresser & McKee  |  20,000 SF
  • Oak Ridge Investments  |  20,000 SF
  • Toronto Dominion Bank  |  20,000 SF
  • Univision Television Group  |  20,000 SF
  • American Institutes for Research  |  20,000 SF

 

News Publications


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Clients

  • A.C. Nielsen Co.
  • Advance Magazine Publishers
  • All Stars Project of Chicago
  • American College of Chest Physicians 
  • American College of Healthcare Executives
  • American Family Insurance
  • American Institutes for Research
  • American Planning Association
  • Arch Insurance
  • Association Management Center
  • Barclays Capital
  • Bear, Stearns & Co.
  • Camp Dresser & McKee
  • Charles Schwab & Co.
  • Coca-Cola, U.S.A.
  • Council for Jewish Elderly
  • Credit Suisse
  • Environmental Systems Design
  • E*Trade Financial
  • First Industrial Realty Trust
  • Fox Networks Studios
  • GCG Financial
  • Hulu
  • International Association of Lighting Designers
  • International Paper
  • Jewish Community Centers of Chicago
  • Jewish Family and Community Service
  • Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago
  • Kaye Scholer LLP
  • Learning Point Associates
  • National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners
  • National Restaurant Association
  • Quarles & Brady
  • Perkins & Will
  • Priceline.com
  • Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
  • RR Donnelly
  • Royal & SunAlliance 
  • Schwartz Brothers Insurance
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • Swiss Re
  • TD Ameritrade
  • Tellabs
  • Ticketmaster
  • The Marmon Group
  • Toronto Dominion Bank
  • True Value Company
  • Union Tank Car  
  • Univision Television Group
  • Urban Gateways
  • Vertis

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Gregg F. Witt

Senior Vice President
+1 312 9351426
+1 312 9351480

Chicago

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