Michael J. Regan is the General Counsel - The Americas of CBRE, based in Chicago, Illinois.
Mr. Regan earned his Bachelors Degree at Northwestern University and his Juris Doctor at DePaul University.
Mike has extensive experience in both private and corporate legal practice. The first 17 years of his career were spent in private practice culminating with 11 years at the Chicago based 400 person law firm of Hinshaw & Culberson where he was a partner and member of the firm’s management committee.
Mike left private practice in 1997 and spent the next 7 years with Citibank as General Counsel of Citibank’s Commercial Real Estate Group, Commercial Asset Management Group, Latin American Group and Embassy Banking Group. He is a proven leader with the ability to manage legal staff on a local and national scale.
Mike is a frequent lecturer on real estate and business ethics topics.
When Mike isn’t practicing law or busy with his family, he is very active in his community. Mike has had extensive involvement with various charitable/philanthropic organizations, including the American Cancer Society, where Mike served as a member of the Board of Directors of the American Cancer Society’s Illinois Division. Mike is currently a member of the Board of Trustees and the Board of Governors of Elmhurst Memorial Hospital.
Mike joined CBRE in October of 2004 as the General Counsel of the Eastern Division.
Professional Affiliations / Accreditations
- Mike served as an Alderman in the City of Elmhurst, IL from 2001-2009.