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Rachael Lamka

Senior Project Manager

Rachael Lamka

Senior Project Manager
Project Management
Meet the Team
+1 312 2977639
+1 312 9351880

Chicago

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

Professional Experience

Rachael Lamka is a Senior Project Manager with the CBRE Occupier Project Management Group in downtown Chicago. Rachael oversees the project strategy, design planning, budgeting and scheduling, construction administration and quality control of tenant improvement projects.  She works closely with her clients and the team to develop a strategy that allows for the client to react to unforeseen obstacles while maintaining the projects’ objectives. Her 18 years of progressive project management experience and commitment to quality customer service, allow her to create value, minimize risk and deliver results in a time efficient and cost-effective manner. 

Prior to joining CBRE, Rachael successfully completed over $58 million in total volume as a Senior Project Manager at Pepper Construction. At Pepper, Rachael was responsible for complete management of the construction process from pre-construction through closeout.  Her well established career in the construction industry has provided Rachael with a broad range of experiences working as a Superintendent and Project Engineer before moving to the Project Manager role. While her primary focus has been on commercial office projects, Rachael’s background also includes higher education, showrooms and numerous banking centers in the downtown Chicago and suburban markets.

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Chicago Commercial Real Estate Awards – Project Manager of the Year Winner – 2015
  • CBRE Project Manager of the Year Winner - 2018

Education

  • Bradley University, Bachelor of Science in Construction Management; Minor in Business

Significant Assignments

  • Cars.com | Relocation | 158,000 SF
  • US Foods | Renovation | 130,000 SF
  • kCura | Tenant Build-Out/Expansion | 46,000 SF
  • Career Education Corp | HQ Relocation | 337,000 SF
  • Enova International | Relocation | 160,240 SF
  • Grant Thornton | Tenant Build Out w/ Data Center | 98,500 SF
  • KMZ Rosenman | Phased tenant Restack | 245,000 SF
  • Fragomen Worldwide | Law Firm Relocation | 27,000 SF
  • Michael Best & Friedrich LLP | Law Firm Relocation | 26,000 SF

Clients Represented

  • American College of Healthcare Executives
  • Addison Group
  • Career Education Corp.
  • Cars.com
  • Fragomen Worldwide
  • GE Capital
  • Enova International 
  • AmWINS
  • Foley & Lardner
  • Freeborn & Peters
  • CB&I
  • KMZ Rosenman
  • Grant Thornton
  • Liberty Mutual
  • LaSalle Bank
  • Adler Planetarium
  • No Limit Agency
  • Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
  • US Foods
  • TMP Worldwide
  • STATS
  • kCura

Rachael Lamka

Senior Project Manager
Project Management
Meet the Team
+1 312 2977639
+1 312 9351880

Chicago

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