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Brian Butler

Transaction Manager

Brian Butler Transaction Manager
Chicago 321 N. Clark Street
Suite 3400

Professional Experience

Brian Butler currently serves as a Transaction Manager with the Advisory & Transaction Services group at CBRE. In his current role, Brian focuses on the implementation of real estate strategies and transactions for his clients through structuring and negotiating commercial leases – across a multi-market platform.

Since joining the firm in 2015, Brian has completed over 95 transactions, totaling over 1.4 million square feet around the world; with a total consideration of over $41.2M. Some of the major corporations represented in these deals include: Rockwell Automation, US Foods and Whirlpool.

Previously, Brian also provided analytical support through data management and visualization to discover optimal solutions for portfolio inefficiencies and opportunities.

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Licensed Real Estate Broker – State of Illinois
  • Philanthropy Chair, CBRE Rising Professionals Organization


  • B.S., Economic Consulting, Indiana University

Clients Represented

  • Akzo Nobel
  • Allstate
  • Arthur J. Gallagher
  • Rockwell Automation
  • US Foods
  • Whirlpool

Brian Butler Transaction Manager
Chicago 321 N. Clark Street
Suite 3400