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Les Kristof, Vice President

Les Kristof

Vice President

Les Kristof Vice President
Oak Brook 700 Commerce Dr
Suite 450
Oak Brook, IL 60523

Professional Experience

​Les Kristof is a Vice President in CBRE Chicago’s Suburban Retail Agency and Occupier Services Group. In this role, Les focuses on building relationships and executing transactions for national, regional and local clients.

Les came to CBRE after spending the last nine years at Edgemark Commercial Real Estate Services LLC, serving as a Vice President on the firm’s retail brokerage team. In this role Les focused on the sale and leasing of retail shopping centers, land sites and freestanding buildings throughout Illinois and Northwest Indiana. Prior to his work at Edgemark, Les provided real estate services for anchor retailers, automotive retailers, food and drug retailers and junior anchor retailers at The Staubach Company.

Les earned an Economics degree and a Marketing degree from Northern Illinois University as well as an M.B.A. from Keller Graduate School of Management.​​​​

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of Illinois
  • Member, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • Member, Chicagoland Restaurant Brokers Association (C.R.B.A)


  • MBA Keller Graduate School of Management, Masters in Business Administration (M.B.A. with Honors)
  • Bachelors degree, Marketing, Northern Illinois University
  • Bachelors degree, Economics, Northern Illinois University



  • Burger King
  • Dunkin Donuts
  • Cantina Laredo
  • Taco Bell
  • Wing Zone
  • Cherry Berry Yogurt Bar
  • Four Corners Gaming Cafe

Major Landlords/Developers

  • Inland Real Estate
  • GE Capital Real Estate
  • C-III
  • LNR Partners
  • Orange County Pension Fund
  • Caremark (CVS Pharmacy)-Disposition
  • TMK Development
  • CBRE Investors
  • Burger King Corporation- Disposition
Les Kristof Vice President
Oak Brook 700 Commerce Dr
Suite 450
Oak Brook, IL 60523

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