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Dan Aboutar

Senior Project Manager

Dan Aboutar Senior Project Manager
Chicago 321 North Clark Street
Suite 3400
Chicago, IL 60654

Professional Experience

As a Senior Project Manager with the CBRE Project Management team in Chicago, Dan Aboutar brings over 18 years of experience in all facets of the commercial development process. Dan’s services include estimating, bidding, budget creation and monitoring as well as design and construction oversight. He provides consistent project delivery within defined constraints of cost, scheduling and quality control throughout every stage of the project from initiation through final close-out. His effective management techniques and overall knowledge of construction best practices are unique and valuable attributes to the clients he serves. 

During his tenure at CBRE, Dan has led several commercial office interior projects throughout Chicago and the suburbs. Prior to joining CBRE, Dan worked as a Project Manager for MB Real Estate where he oversaw tenant and capital improvement projects across multiple properties in their Chicago portfolio. He has also served as a Project Manager for other prominent commercial real estate companies and developers based in Chicago with projects throughout the country.
Dan’s diverse background includes managing all aspects of the design and construction process for commercial office out of ground and interiors, hospitality, capital improvement, education, healthcare, retail and public work projects.

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Chicago Commercial Real Estate Awards: Project Manager Team of the Year Award winner - 2011


  • DePaul University, Masters in Business Administration
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering

Significant Assignments

  • University of Chicago, Gleacher Center | Master Planning & Tenant Improvement | 200,000 SF
  • 909 Davis Street (Evanston, IL) | Ground-Up Development & Tenant Improvement | 250,000 SF
  • 333 N. Michigan Avenue | Renovation | 300,000 SF
  • General Electric | Multiple Interior Renovations & Restack | 100,000 SF
  • National Express LLC | HQ Build-Out & Relocation | 57,000 SF
  • Snapsheet | HQ Build-Out & Relocation | 52,000 SF
  • NEC Displays | HQ Build-Out & Relocation | 48,000 SF

Clients Represented

  • American Association of Endodontists
  • American Medical Association 
  • Amertia Health
  • B.C. Ziegler
  • Beacon Capital
  • Coyote Logistics
  • General Electric
  • Houghton Mifflin
  • Hyatt Hotels 
  • MB Real Estate
  • Mesirow Financial 
  • National Express
  • NEC Display 
  • North Shore University Health System
  • Power Reviews
  • Public Building Commission
  • Quest Diagnostics
  • rEvolution Marketing
  • Snapsheet
  • Strive Logistics 
  • University of Chicago
  • Village of Glenview
  • Wirtz Realty 


Dan Aboutar Senior Project Manager
Chicago 321 North Clark Street
Suite 3400
Chicago, IL 60654