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John Suerth

Senior Vice President

John Suerth

Senior Vice President
+1 847 7064929
+1 847 7064959

Oak Brook

700 Commerce Dr
Suite 450
Oak Brook, IL 60523
630-573-7000

Professional Experience

John Suerth is a Senior Vice President in the Advisory & Transaction Services Group at CBRE.  The majority of Mr. Suerth’s business is in the greater Chicago area, but he is also an active member of the National Industrial Group at CBRE.

Mr. Suerth has more than twenty-eight years’ brokerage experience concentrating in the O’Hare and Southwest suburban areas.  Mr. Suerth has specialized in and completed over 350 transactions involving air freight, transportation and logistics companies.   Mr. Suerth also specializes in the sale and leasing of food production and refrigerated facilities.

In 2016, Mr. Suerth completed 37 transactions in the Chicago Market, with a transaction value in excess of $425 million dollars, and was nominated by CBRE for Industrial Broker of the Year at the Annual Chicago Commercial Real Estate Awards Dinner.

Since 1988, Mr. Suerth has completed more than 800 transactions in his career with a cumulative transaction value in excess of $2.4 billion.

Achievements

  • 2003 & 2007 Broker of the Year, Chicago Commercial Real Estate Awards (Finalist in 2001, 2006, 2012 & 2016)
  • CBRE Top Industrial Producer for Chicago in 2006, 2007, 2012 & 2014
  • CBRE Top 10 Chicago Industrial Producers from 2003-Present
  • NAIOP Award winner 2007 & 2010, Transaction of the Year
  • Robert Jackson Memorial Award Winner 2008

 

Professional Affiliations

  • Society of Industrial/Office Realtors (SIOR)
  • Association of Industrial Realtors (AIRE)

 

Notable Chicago Transactions

  • Safeway Corporation | 1,200,000 SF | Sale/Northlake, IL
  • Seven Up/Dr. Pepper | 888,385 SF | Lease/Northlake, IL
  • Nestle | 861,000 SF | Lease/Dekalb, IL
  • First Industrial | 509,000 SF | Sale/Joliet, IL
  • KTR Capital | 400,000 SF | Lease/Melrose Park, IL
  • Brunswick Corporation | 347,000 SF | Lease/Franklin Park
  • ProLogis | 345,000 SF | Lease/Melrose Park, IL
  • NFI Industries | 317,000 SF | Lease/Bolingbrook
  • NFI Industries | 213,500 SF | Lease/Elwood, IL
  • Menlo Logistics | 252,000 SF | Lease/Joliet, IL
  • Yusen Logistics | 229,841 SF | BTS Lease/Elk Grove Village, IL

 

Clients Represented

  • Yusen Logistics
  • XPO Logistics
  • DHL
  • UPS Supply Chain Solutions
  • CenterPoint Properties
  • Panattoni Development
  • RR Donnelley
  • Trader Joes
  • First Industrial 
  • Duke Realty Corporation 
  • NFI Industries
  • YRC
  • US Food Services
  • Amerisource Bergen
  • Duke Realty
  • Hillwood

 

 

 

 

John Suerth

Senior Vice President
+1 847 7064929
+1 847 7064959

Oak Brook

700 Commerce Dr
Suite 450
Oak Brook, IL 60523
630-573-7000

Available Properties