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Dan Bessey

First Vice President

Dan Bessey First Vice President
Oak Brook 700 Commerce Dr
Suite 450
Oak Brook, IL 60523

Professional Experience

Daniel F. Bessey is a First Vice President with CBRE, Inc., specializing in tenant representation as well as space disposition all within the Northwest Suburban marketplace. By combining his knowledge of the local marketplace with a clear understanding of the client's goals and expectations, Mr. Bessey incorporates a detailed, process-driven approach when completing complicated transactions on a timely basis.

Since joining CBRE in 1982, Mr. Bessey has completed over 706 sale and lease transactions in the Northwest Suburban Chicago Market. Most recently, Mr. Bessey has completed major tenant representation assignments and space disposition services in excess of 300,000 SF. Mr. Bessey has augmented his Landlord Representation business with corporate Tenant Representation assignments ranging in size from 500 SF to over 100,000 SF. This business segment has allowed Mr. Bessey to further his market knowledge and thus, is in a position to counsel and periodically update office building owners on how to maximize the value of their assets. Several of the "Landlords" and "Users" Mr. Bessey has worked with represent "repeat" business, which speaks of the consistent professional service he delivers.


  • Achieved "Top Ten" status in the Schaumburg office consistently during his tenure.
  • Recognized with the "Rookie of the Year" award in 1983.


  • Millikin University, Decatur, Illinois, Bachelor of Science

Partial Transaction List

Major Transaction

  • Schaumburg Corporate Center, Schaumburg 300,000 SF
  • 1600 Corporate Center, Rolling Meadows 250,000 SF
  • Woodfield Financial Center, Schaumburg 188,000 SF
  • Commerce Pointe I, Arlington Heights 80,000 SF
  • Euclid Office Center II, Rolling Meadows 68,000 SF
  • Kennedy Corporate Center I, Palatine 40,000 SF
  • Kennedy Corporate Center II, Palatine 40,000 SF
  • 1717 Penny Lane, Schaumburg 30,000 SF


  • Home Depot 100,000 SF
  • PrairieComm 57,000 SF
  • Insurance Auto Auctions 39,000 SF
  • Intercargo Insurance 35,000 SF
  • Allstate Insurance 18,000 SF
  • Allmerica Financial 18,000 SF


Landlord Representation

Northwest Suburban

  • Jupiter Realty
  • Manulife Financial
  • Principal Capital Management
  • BAM Property Management
  • MONY
  • Kennedy Development Group

Tenant Representation

Northwest Suburban

  • Allstate
  • Arthur Andersen & Co.
  • Eastman Kodak
  • McDonald's Corporation
  • Subaru of America

Dan Bessey First Vice President

Available Properties