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Jon Milonas

Senior Vice President

Jon Milonas Senior Vice President
Chicago 321 N. Clark Street
Suite 3400
Chicago, IL 60654

Professional Experience

Jon Milonas is a Senior Vice President in CBRE’s Tenant Representation Group in the Chicago Region. Jon focuses his practice on developing comprehensive and strategic real estate plans, structuring and negotiating office leases, and assisting with the renewal, relocation and sublease/buyout of leased properties.  During his career, Jon has completed over two hundred fifty transactions on behalf of local Chicago based organizations as well as national and global organizations such as Willis Towers Watson, PwC, McGraw-Hill Companies, Morningstar, Hewlett Packard, Prudential, and Société Générale. Jon’s team has successfully transacted across a wide array of industries, with a focus in the legal, financial services, insurance, technology and consulting sectors. In April of 2016, Jon released his first book, “Kicking Off Your Office Lease: 6 Proven Steps to Develop a Thorough Strategy and Avoid Costly Mistakes”.  

Prior to joining CBRE in 2007, Jon worked as an International Representative of the YMCA of the USA, in Valparaiso, Chile. In this role, he was the Spanish-English oral and written translator and participated as a member of the Chilean International Committee facilitating international leadership conferences. 

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

  • Commercial Real Estate Fellowship – Board Member
  • Community Impact Foundation – Board Member
  • Calvary Memorial Church – Member
  • River City English as a Second Language School – Past Director
  • Greater Chicago Food Depository Awards Dinner – Past Steering Committee Member
  • Illini Real Estate Forum – Past Board Member



  • B.A. Finance & Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 

Significant Assignments

Client Square Footage
Morningstar Global Portfolio
The PrivateBank 108,000 SF Lease Acquisition 
The McGraw Hill Companies 75,000 SF Lease Disposition
Service Employees International Union 68,000 SF Lease Acquisition
Willis Towers Watson 65,000 SF Lease Acquisition
E.ON Climate & Renewables 60,000 SF National Portfolio
Northwestern Mutual 52,000 SF Lease Acquisition 
Sociètè Gènèrale 52,000 SF Lease Acquisition
Prudential 50,000 SF Lease Acquisition
Hall Prangle & Schoonveld 50,000 SF National Portfolio
Prudential 50,000 SF Lease Acquisition
PwC 50,000 SF Lease Acquisition
Hewlett Packard 48,000 SF Lease Acquisition
Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer 44,000 SF Lease Acquisition
North American Company for Life & Health Insurance 41,000 SF Lease Acquisition
Butler, Rubin, Saltarelli & Boyd 26,000 SF Lease Acquisition
McGraw Hill Financial 24,000 SF Lease Acquisition
Everest Re Group 20,000 SF Lease Acquisition


  • Alliant Group
  • Attucks Asset Management
  • CGI
  • Charles River Associates 
  • E.ON Climate & Renewables
  • Envision Energy
  • Focuscope
  • Fox
  • Glam Media
  • HCP, Inc.
  • Healthscape Advisors
  • Highland Capital Brokerage
  • InterOcean Capital
  • Koenig & Strey
  • Lincoln Renewable Energy
  • Maven Wave Partners
  • National Survey Services
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Office Depot
  • Partners in Loyalty Marketing
  • Prusik, Selby, Daley & Kezelis
  • RBC Builder Finance
  • RKON
  • Société Générale
  • The Dobbins Group
  • The McGraw-Hill Companies
  • Think Equity
  • Titan Outdoor
  • Tokio Marine Management
  • Towers Watson
  • TradingScreen
  • U.S. Fiduciary
  • U.S. Mainstream, Inc.
Jon Milonas Senior Vice President
Chicago 321 N. Clark Street
Suite 3400
Chicago, IL 60654