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John T. Suerth, SIOR

Senior Vice President

Advisory & Transaction Services

Industrial & Logistics

John T. Suerth, SIOR Senior Vice President
Advisory & Transaction Services Industrial & Logistics
Oak Brook 700 Commerce Dr
Suite 450
Oak Brook, IL 60523

Professional Experience

 

John Suerth is a Senior Vice President with Advisory & Transaction Services at CBRE. The majority of Mr. Suerth’s business is in the greater Chicago area, but he is also an active member of CBRE Industrial & Logistics.

Mr. Suerth has more than twenty-eight years’ brokerage experience concentrating in the O’Hare and Southwest suburban areas. Mr. Suerth has specialized in and completed over 370 transactions involving air freight, transportation and logistics companies. Mr. Suerth also specializes in the sale and leasing of food production and refrigerated facilities.

In 2020, Mr. Suerth completed 60 transactions in the Chicago Market, with a transaction value in excess of $300 million dollars.

Since 1988, Mr. Suerth has completed more than 1000 transactions in his career with a cumulative transaction value in excess of $3.5 billion.

 

Achievements

 

  • 2003 & 2007 Broker of the Year, Chicago Commercial Real Estate Awards (Finalist in 2001, 2006, 2012, 2016, 2017, & 2018)
  • CBRE Top Industrial Producer for Chicago in 2006, 2007, 2012 & 2014
  • CBRE Top 10 Chicago Industrial Producers from 2003-Present
  • NAIOP Award winner 2007 & 2010, Transaction of the Year
  • Robert Jackson Memorial Award Winner 2008

 

Professional Affiliations

 

  • Society of Industrial/Office Realtors (SIOR)
  • Association of Industrial Realtors (AIRE)

 

Significant Transactions

 

  • Safeway Corporation | 1,200,000 SF | Sale/Northlake, IL
  • Good Year | 1,005,767 SF | Lease/Dekalb, IL
  • NFI | 992,833 SF | Sale/Joliet, IL
  • Seven Up/Dr. Pepper | 888,385 SF | Lease/Northlake, IL
  • Nestle | 861,000 SF | Lease/Dekalb, IL
  • First Industrial | 509,000 SF | Sale/Joliet, IL
  • WW Grainger | 408,932 SF | Lease/Joliet, IL
  • KTR Capital | 400,000 SF | Lease/Melrose Park, IL
  • Brunswick Corporation | 347,000 SF | Lease/Franklin Park
  • ProLogis | 345,000 SF | Lease/Melrose Park, IL
  • NFI Industries | 317,000 SF | Lease/Bolingbrook
  • NFI Industries | 213,500 SF | Lease/Elwood, IL
  • Yusen Logistics | 229,841 SF | BTS Lease/Elk Grove Village, IL

 

Clients Represented

 

  • NFI Industries
  • Yusen Logistics
  • XPO Logistics
  • DHL
  • UPS Supply Chain Solutions
  • CenterPoint Properties
  • Panattoni Development
  • RR Donnelley
  • Trader Joes
  • First Industrial
  • Duke Realty Corporation
  • YRC
  • US Food Services
  • Amerisource Bergen
  • Hillwood
John T. Suerth, SIOR Senior Vice President
Advisory & Transaction Services Industrial & Logistics
Oak Brook 700 Commerce Dr
Suite 450
Oak Brook, IL 60523

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