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Frank J. Kotnaur

Senior Real Estate Manager

Frank J. Kotnaur Senior Real Estate Manager
Oak Brook 700 Commerce Dr
Suite 450
Oak Brook, IL 60523

Professional Experience

Frank J. Kotnaur has been active in the commercial investment real estate business for over 30 years, with experience including marketing, property management, appraisal, development, and sales management.  He joined CBRE, Inc. in 1982 with the opening of the O'Hare office, the fourth Chicago-area CBRE office, following 13 years with another real estate company.

Mr. Kotnaur joined the Asset Services Division in 2002 with responsibility for management of a portfolio of industrial, office and retail properties.  Clients served include CIGNA, CBREI (CALSTERS) Investcorp, McShane Corporation, Allianz of North America, Alliance Commercial Partners, Ohio Teachers, Wilton Partners, Wrightwood Capital, Illinois Board of Pensions, and several private capital clients.

Specializing in the marketing of commercial investment property as part of the Investment Property Group, Mr. Kotnaur has represented numerous individual, syndicate, corporate, as well as institutional clients.

Professional Affiliations / Accreditation

  • Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) of the Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute
  • Illinois Chapter of CCIM the Northern Illinois Commercial Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors
  • Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation from the Institute of Real Estate Management
  • Member of IREM Chicago Chapter #23


  • B.A. from Dominican College in Business Administration/Marketing.


  • O'Hare State Teachers
  • Alliance Commercial Partners
  • McShane Corporation
  • Wilton Partners
  • Allstate Insurance Company
  • Harris Bank & Trust
  • Metropolitan Life Insurance
  • Royal Maccabees Life Insurance Co.
  • LaSalle Northwest Bank
  • American National Bank
  • Home Savings of America
  • First National Bank of Des Plaines
  • Qualex Inc. (Kodak
  • Circuit City (CarMax)
  • Household Finance
  • Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • The Prime Group, Inc.
  • Holy Family Hospital
  • Lutheran Social Services
  • Sherman Health Systems
Frank J. Kotnaur Senior Real Estate Manager
Oak Brook 700 Commerce Dr
Suite 450
Oak Brook, IL 60523