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Peter Livaditis

Executive Vice President

Peter Livaditis Executive Vice President
Chicago 321 N. Clark Street
Suite 3400

Professional Experience

Peter Livaditis is an Executive Vice President at CBRE, who joined the firm in 2006 as part of its merger with Trammell Crow Company.  Based in the Downtown Chicago office, Peter leads a team that focuses on providing integrated transaction services to clients in Chicago and Globally. Peter is recognized nationally for expertise with large and complex transactions which incorporates a clear understanding of client’s business objectives, innovative market strategies, detailed scenario analyses, controlled processes and focused execution.

Peter consistently ranks in the top 4% of brokers nationally at CBRE.  Over the last 18 months, Peter’s team completed over 1 million square feet of transactions including significant Chicago assignments for Oce Corporation, McGraw Hill, Level 3 Communications and RSM McGladrey as the anchor tenant at One South Wacker Drive. Peter is the lead real estate advisor to several major corporations including American Express, Marriott Hotels and Oce Corporation.

Peter has over 20 years of experience in representing corporate users of real estate. He has a proven record of success in managing significant office assignments in Chicago and in portfolios across global markets. He is specifically known for effective negotiations resulting in optimal lease flexibility and sustainable cost containment.

Prior to joining CBRE, Peter Livaditis was a Principal and Executive Vice President of The Trammell Crow Company.

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

  • CBRE Americas Presidents Advisory Committee
  • Licensed Illinois Real Estate Broker
  • CoreNet Chicago, Board Member
  • Chicago Office Leasing Brokers Association (COLBA), Board Member
  • Chicago Neighborhood Development Corporation (CNDC), Awards Chairman
  • Commercial Real Estate Organization (CREO), Past President
  • National Practice Leader, Tenant Representation, Trammell Crow Company.
  • Chicago Waldorf School, Permanent Home Committee



  • Recipient CBRE Colbert Coldwell Circle (Top 100 Brokers Nationally)
  • NAIOP Broker Of The Year – Finalist
  • Trammell Crow Company - Top Producers
  • Trammell Crow Company – International Transaction Award
  • CBRE Top Producers
  • CBRE Chicago Circle 


  • Indiana University, Bachelor of Science; Finance and Real Estate


Significant Assignments

  • American Express
    7,000,000  |  Portfolio Transactions - Americas
    100,000 | 30 S. Wacker Drive - Chicago
  • Baxter Healthcare
    300,000  |  Portfolio Transactions
  • Bank of America
    150,000  |  Minneapolis Lease
  • Commonwealth Edison
    250,000  |  Chicago Leases
  • IKON Office Equipment
    750,000  |  Portfolio Transactions
  • Lawson Software
    350,000  |  US Corporate Headquarters
    250,000  |  European Headquarters Lease
    300,000  |  Portfolio Transactions - Global
  • Level 3 Communications
    145,000  |  Chicago Lease Restructing
  • Marriot Corporation
    1,000,000  |  Portfolio Transactions - Global
    125,000  |  Salt Lake City Lease
  • Macquarie Bank
    300,000  |  Portfolio Transactions - Americas
  • McGraw Hill Corporation
    120,000  |  Suburban Lease
    175,000  |  Downtown Chicago Lease Advisory
  • MCI WorldCom
    125,000  |  Executive Offices
  • Microsoft Corporation
    150,000  |  Chicago Leases
  • Nippon Telephone and Telegraph (NTT Verio)
    250,000  |  Chicago Lease Assignment
  • Oce Corporation
    145,000  |  Chicago Lease Restructing
    1,000,000  |  Portfolio Transactions
  • Phillips North America
    250,000 - 200,000  |  Lease Consolidation - Atlanta Portfolio Transactions
  • Quarker Oats Company
    500,000  |  Portfolio Transactions
  • RSM McGladrey
    175,000  |  Chicago Lease Restructing (1 S. Wacker Drive)
  • United Health Group
    200,000  |  Chicago Lease Restructing
  • Zenith Corporation
    300,000  |  Dallas Operations Center 


Throughout his career, Mr. Livaditis has completed over 50 million square feet while garnering tremendous respect from both peers and clients.  Mr. Livaditis has established prevalent client relationships spanning the consumer electronics, financial services, technology, professional services, food and beverage, automotive, and real estate industries.

  • ABN Amro Bank
  • American Express
  • Bank of America
  • Baxter Healthcare
  • Commonwealth Edison Co.

  • Lawson Software, Inc.
  • Macquarie Bank
  • Marriott Corporation
  • McGraw Hill Companies

  • Oce Corporation
  • Philips North America
  • Quaker Oats Company
  • RSM McGladrey
  • United Healthcare
  • Zenith

Peter Livaditis Executive Vice President
Chicago 321 N. Clark Street
Suite 3400