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Steve Livaditis

Senior Vice President

Steve Livaditis Senior Vice President
Chicago 321 N. Clark Street
Suite 3400

Professional Experience

Steve Livaditis is currently a Senior Vice President with CBRE, joining the firm following its merger with Insignia/ESG in July 2003. Mr. Livaditis joined Insignia/ESG in 1997 as an Associate with the firm's Industrial Services Group. Promoted to Director in 1999, he quickly established himself as one of leading industrial real estate specialists in the Chicago metropolitan area.

An expert in acquisitions, dispositions, leases, and build-to-suit transactions in the Chicago Loop, South Loop, and emerging West Loop markets, Mr. Livaditis, who is also a native Chicagoan, brings an insider's perspective and invaluable understanding to his position. He was instrumental in orchestrating the consolidation and a build-to-suit for HPL's Illinois headquarters, first selling three facilities in Illinois and Ohio, and then coordinating the construction of the company's 80,000 square foot headquarters facility in Lake Zurich, Illinois.

In addition, Mr. Livaditis is one of the region's foremost experts in the repositioning of industrial properties for target markets and has lead the repositioning campaigns of several high profile buildings in Chicago including 2011 West Hastings, 2141 South Jefferson, 1900 West Hubbard.

Nationally, Mr. Livaditis has been responsible for managing and implementing transactions for telecom tenants. As a trusted advisor and strategic business partner who manages the entire real estate process on behalf of each of his clients, Mr. Livaditis has worked with both local and national firms with diverse real estate needs.

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Licensed Real Estate Salesperson – State of Illinois
  • Chicago Young Professionals Association
  • Association of Industrial Real Estate Brokers (AIREB)
  • Founder-Chicago Young Brokers Association
  • Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)
  • Course #101 Mastering Lease Negotiation , Course #102 Mastering
  • Contract Negotiation


  • University of Iowa, B.A.
  • University of London, 2 year residency


  • Sterling Bay
  • C.P. Clare Corporation
  • Coleman Wire and Cable
  • Finch and Barry Properties
  • Johns Manville
  • Farley Candy
  • Salvage One
  • WisPark Holdings LLC
  • HPL Illinois
  • Larry Levy
  • The Alter Group
  • The Lock Up
  • Black Dot Graphics
  • 360 Networks
  • Master Imaging
Steve Livaditis Senior Vice President
Chicago 321 N. Clark Street
Suite 3400