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Cawley Chicago was founded in 1998 by Daniel Cawley with the mission to provide unparalleled service to the small/mid-sized companies that were being overlooked by the larger firms. Today, our internally owned group of dedicated commercial real estate professionals are committed to servicing all clients with unsurpassed experience and the highest level of personal service based on the same principals the company was originally founded on.

We concentrate and specialize in leasing, sales, investment disposition/acquisition, consulting and asset/property management. Our goal is to help business and property owners create, maintain and monetize their maximum property value. We’ve created an internal culture that thrives on the trust and experience of our peers to be as productive as possible on behalf of our clients throughout these service lines.

Timeline

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1998

Cawley Chicago established

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2000

Cawley led the industry in single story office leasing

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2003

5 year anniversary - 10 brokers

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2005

Largest single industrial lease transaction to date

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2008

10 year anniversary - 14 brokers

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2010

Property management division founded

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2012

Established capital markets team; closed $9.8M sale

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2013

15 year anniversary - 15 brokers; 1M SF management added

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2016

2.6M SF management added

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2018

20 year anniversary; opened city office; 3M SF management added

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2021

Closed 108 single-family home assemblage creating 1.2M SF of industrial development

Founder and President

Daniel Cawley, SIOR

President/CEO, Founder & Managing Broker

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Capital Markets

Brenten Blakeman

Senior Associate, Capital Markets

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Mike Harvey

Senior Vice President, Capital Markets

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Industrial Brokerage

Office Brokerage

Urban Brokerage

Property Management

Tony Marino

Principal, Property Management

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Aida Chavarria

Senior Property Manager

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Nisar Umrani

Property Accountant

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Adilene Castaneda

Accounts Payable

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Operations

Robyn Lynn

Licensed Business Manager

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Marketing Team

Claire Fiffik

Marketing Coordinator

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Kelly Ellsoos

Marketing Coordinator

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Industrial

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I-88 / I-55 Corridor

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City of Chicago

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North Corridor

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I-80 / I-55 Corridor

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O’Hare Market

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Office

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Chicago Neighborhoods Market

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I-90 Corridor

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I-88 Corridor

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