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Mike Nardini

First Vice President

Mike Nardini First Vice President
Chicago 321 N. Clark Street
Suite 3400

Professional Experience

As First Vice President, Mike is a member of our Urban Advisory Group nationally and leads the Solutions Platform. With more than 20 years of professional experience in multi-million dollar development ventures, Mike offers CBRE clients single point responsibility for advisory services on urban real estate. As a licensed real estate broker and architect, with an MBA in Urban Economics and Real Estate, Mike’s expertise crosses all the product types necessary for complex mixed-use and land development advisory.

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Board of Directors, the Chicago chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • Board of Directors, Chicago Real Estate Education Initiative (CREI)
  • Commercial Real Estate Organization (CREO)
  • Plan and Zoning Commission, Cook County (Chicago)
  • 2009 CoStar Power Broker Award
  • Chicago 16" Softball Hall of Fame


Published Articles

  • Creating Asset Value - Realty & Building
  • Asset Revitalization - San Diego Journal
  • Development Control: The Growing Role of Consulting - Building Magazine
  • Area Development, the New Face of Economic Development - Real Estate Forum


Seminar Presentations

  • National Commercial Building Conference - The Consulting Process
  • IFMA National Convention - Organized Complexity in Project Management
  • Northwestern University - Project Management Thesis


  • American Institute of Architects
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Professional Bachelor of Architecture
  • Northwestern University's J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, M.B.A., Urban Economic Development, Marketing and Real Estate
  • 1991 Class Representative, Kellogg Graduate School of Management
  • Licensed Real Estate Broker, State of Illinois
  • Licensed Architect, State of Illinois
  • Licensed Construction Manager, State of Florida


Significant Assignments

  • Northbrook City Center Retail Development
  • Lakeshore Place Historic Redevelopment – 680 Lakeshore Drive, Chicago
  • Marina City Historic Redevelopment – Chicago
  • Doubletree Delaware Place – Chicago
  • Doubletree Time Square – New York City
  • Renaissance Time Square – New York City
  • Fisherman's Wharf – St. Thomas, Virgin Islands
  • House of Blues Hotel & Club – Chicago & Orlando
  • Columbus Circle Development – New York City
  • Chatham Marketplace - Chicago
  • Illinois State Police Headquarters – Springfield
  • Chicago State University - Chicago
  • Corus Bank Historic Redevelopment – Chicago
  • Rhodes Ranch Golf Course Development - Las Vegas
  • Silver Cross Hospital/Mixed-use Development - Frankfort
  • The Palmer House Hilton Retail Redevelopment – Chicago  
  • The Historic Regal Theatre – Chicago
  • The Metropolis - Chicago
  • McCormick Place Prairie Blocks - Chicago
  • 400 S. Jefferson - Chicago
  • 1K Fulton - Chicago


  • Ace Hardware
  • Advocate Health Centers
  • AIG American General Enterprise
  • Archon Group
  • Bally Fitness
  • Capri Capital
  • Centerpoint Properties
  • Chicago Board of Education
  • Chicago Tribune Co.
  • Cigna Insurance
  • Citibank
  • Coca Cola

  • Daimler Chrysler
  • Wrigley Co. 
  • Double Tree Hotels Corp.
  • G.E. Capital
  • Georgio Armani
  • House of Blues Hotel & Clubs
  • Illinois State Police
  • Heart Care America
  • McKinsey & Co.  

  • Nissan
  • Northwestern Hospital
  • RREEF Funds
  • Ryder International
  • Sony
  • Sterling Bay Companies
  • Sunset Foods
  • Silver Cross Hospital 
  • University of Chicago Hospitals 
  • Wyndham Hotels
  • Wieland Metals
  • ZLB Bioplasma Inc.

Mike Nardini First Vice President
Chicago 321 N. Clark Street
Suite 3400