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Todd Lippman

Vice Chairman

Todd Lippman

Vice Chairman
+1 312 9351440
+1 312 9351880

Chicago

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

Professional Experience

 

Todd Lippman is a Vice Chairman at CBRE, joining the firm following its merger with Insignia/ESG. Formerly a Principal and Co-Founder of Goldie B. Wolfe & Co. and Executive Managing Director of Insignia/ESG’s Chicago brokerage operations, Mr. Lippman is a recognized expert in large, complex transactions. Widely respected by his peers within the Chicagoland brokerage community, Mr. Lippman was the Top Producer for CBRE in the Chicago Region in 2016, 2015 and 2014.  He has been a member of Crain’s Chicago Business’ “40 Under 40” list, an annual look at the area’s top businessmen and women under the age of 40, and was the recipient of CBRE’s McCarthy Award in 2007, given to one outstanding professional with regard to ethical behavior in their dealing with clients and fellow employees while exemplifying professional excellence, integrity, knowledge, service and teamwork. Mr. Lippman led the teams that represented NAIOP’s Downtown Office Transaction of the Year in 2009 and 2016.

Throughout his career, Mr. Lippman has completed more than 50 million square feet in transactions and has earned the trust of clients spanning the consumer electronics, financial services, technology, professional services, food and beverage, automotive, and real estate industries.  He has represented some of the largest and fastest growing corporations in the world including Bain & Company, Bridgestone/Firestone, Canon USA, Citadel, Culligan, Edelman, Groupon, KPMG, McDonald’s, Mittal Steel, Rockwell Automation, WPP, and Zenith Electronics Corporation.  Additionally, Mr. Lippman is on the Executive Committee and is the Regional Director of CBRE’s Law Firm Advisory Group.  He has represented international, national and local law firms including Barnes & Thornburg, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, Chapman and Cutler, Dentons, Gardner Carton & Douglas, Jenner & Block, Mayer Brown, Latham & Watkins, Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg, Perkins Coie, Seyfarth Shaw, and Sidley Austin.

 

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

 

  • Board of Directors Executive Committee, Providence St. Mel
  • Board of Directors Executive Committee and Chairman of Building Committee, Chicago Children’s Museum 
  • Member, Chicago Real Estate Board
  • Member, National Association of Realtors
  • Chairman, Green Tie Ball
  • Lecturer, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, Real Estate Division
 

 

Achievements

 

  • Crain’s Most Influential Commercial Real Estate Brokers List: 2017
  • Colbert Coldwell Circle Award: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • CBRE Regional Top Producer: 2009, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • CBRE Regional Top Ten Producer: 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • CBRE’s Downtown Broker of the Year, Chicago: 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • NAIOP Downtown Office Transaction of the Year Award: 2009, 2016
  • Greater Chicago Food Depository Broker of the Year Award: 2009
  • Greater Chicago Food Depository Deal of the Year Award: 2016
  • 11-Time Finalist for the Sun-Times/Greater Chicago Food Depository Broker of the  Year Award: 1992, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, Won in 2009, 2015, 2016  
  • Insignia/ESG’s Broker of the Year, Midwest Region: 1998, 2000, 2002
  • Recipient of McCarthy Award: 2007
  • Crain’s Chicago Business’s 40 Under 40: 1999

 

Education

 

  • Arizona State University, B.S. in Finance and Marketing

 

Significant Assignments

 

  • Rockwell Automation | International Representation | 16,000,000 SF
  • Allied Worldwide (SIRVA) | National Representation | 5,000,000 SF
  • Zenith Electronics | National Representation | 3,000,000 SF
  • Canon, USA | National Representation | 2,000,000 SF
  • Bridgestone/Firestone | National Representation | 2,000,000 SF
  • ABN AMRO | National Representation | 1,300,000 SF
  • Edelman | International Representation | 1,600,000 SF
  • Nokia Solutions and Networks | 1,100,000 SF
  • Groupon | International Representation | 1,865,000 SF
  • Culligan | U.S & Canada Representation | 1,000,000 SF
  • Sidley Austin | Chicago, IL | 536,000 SF
  • Motorola Solutions, Inc. | Schaumburg, IL | 515,000 SF
  • Bridgestone Americas | Nashville, TN | 514,000 SF
  • McDonald’s Corporation | Chicago, IL | 500,000 SF
  • RTC Industries | Romeoville, IL | 500,000 SF
  • Northern Trust | Chicago, IL | 405,000 SF
  • Groupon | Chicago, IL | 376,000 SF
  • Echo Global Logistics | National Representation | 330,000 SF
  • Paylocity | Schaumburg, IL | 310,000 SF
  • Motorola Solutions | Elgin, IL | 301,000 SF
  • Deloitte | Chicago, IL | 292,000 SF
  • Mayer Brown | Chicago, IL | 272,000 SF
  • KPMG | Chicago, IL | 260,000 SF
  • WPP | Chicago, IL | 253,000 SF
  • Mayer Brown | Washington, D.C. | 246,000 SF
  • Gardner Carton & Douglas | Chicago, IL | 232,000 SF
  • Echo Global Logistics, Inc. | Chicago, IL | 225,000 SF
  • Citadel | Chicago, IL | 222,000 SF
  • RTC Industries | Bolingbrook, IL | 288,000 SF
  • Motorola Solutions | Chicago, IL | 204,000 SF
  • Innotrac Corporation | Lawrenceville, GA | 202,000 SF
  • Mayer Brown | New York, NY | 187,000 SF
  • Edelman | Chicago, IL | 184,000 SF
  • Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg | Chicago, IL | 179,000 SF
  • Chapman and Cutler | Chicago, IL | 164,000 SF
  • Schiff Hardin & Waite | Chicago, IL | 163,000 SF
  • Galileo International  | Rosemont, IL | 150,000 SF
  • Sara Lee Bakery | Chicago, IL | 150,000 SF
  • Latham & Watkins | Chicago, IL | 143,000 SF
  • Global Crossing | Chicago, IL | 135,000 SF
  • Lehman Brothers | Chicago, IL | 132,000 SF
  • Yelp | Chicago, IL | 132,000 SF
  • ComPsych Corporation | Chicago, IL | 128,000 SF
  • Ryerson | Chicago, IL | 128,000 SF
  • Dentons | Chicago, IL | 125,000 SF
  • TD Waterhouse | Chicago, IL | 124,000 SF
  • Verio | New York, NY | 124,000 SF
  • Brinks Hofer | Chicago, IL | 119,000 SF
  • Johns Manville | Denver, CO | 119,000 SF
  • Perkins Coie | Chicago, IL | 118,000 SF
  • Uptake Technologies, Inc. | Chicago, IL | 112,000 SF
  • Dykema Gossett | Chicago, IL | 107,000 SF
  • Holland & Knight | Chicago, IL | 104,000 SF
  • Seyfarth Shaw | New York, NY | 100,000 SF
  • Barnes & Thornburg | Chicago, IL | 95,000 SF
  • SMS Assist | Chicago, IL | 92,000 SF
  • Mediaocean | New York, NY | 88,000 SF
  • Bain & Company | Chicago, IL | 87,000 SF
  • ArcelorMittal | Chicago, IL | 80,000 SF
  • Credit Suisse | Chicago, IL | 76,000 SF
  • McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff | Chicago, IL | 76,000 SF
  • Nestle USA, Inc. | Northbrook, IL | 75,000 SF
  • Seyfarth Shaw | Washington, D.C. | 75,000 SF

Todd Lippman

Vice Chairman
+1 312 9351440
+1 312 9351880

Chicago

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