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Ryan Bain

Senior Vice President

Ryan Bain Senior Vice President
License: 475146119
Oak Brook 700 Commerce Dr
Suite 450
Oak Brook, IL 60523

Professional Experience

Ryan Bain is a member of the Investment Properties Group in Chicago, focusing primarily on the sale of institutional industrial investment properties on a local, regional, and national level.  The team’s transactions have included national portfolio sales, programmatic joint ventures, and one-off dispositions. In 2018, Ryan and his partners completed over 50 transactions valued at $4.1 billon.
Ryan is also a member of CBRE National Partners, fifteen industry leaders acting as one within a partnership model. They deliver superior information, analytics and strategy leading to exceptional execution over the industrial investment property life cycle and across the capital stack. Enhanced by a fully integrated debt platform, the National Partners team is able to achieve remarkable results for their national, regional and local clients.  With the knowledge gained from successfully transacting over $114 billion totaling over 2.2 billion square feet, CBRE National Partners offers an unparalleled perspective on the trends shaping the industrial market today.  Please visit our website at
Ryan began his career with CBRE in 2002, prior to joining the National Partners group, Bain directed industrial and logistics leasing in the Northwest Illinois and Southeast Wisconsin regions for CBRE’s Chicago offices. 

Professional Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Member of NAIOP (National Association of Industrial and Office Properties)
  • Member of ULI (Urban Land Institute)
  • NAIOP Industrial Investment Transaction of the Year Finalist – Venture One – 2018
  • Industrial Investment Broker of the year nomination – Greater Chicago Food Depository – 2017 and 2018
  • #1 CBRE Investment Broker in Chicago - 2017
  • Industrial Broker of the year Finalist – Greater Chicago Food Depository – 2011 and 2012


  • Miami of Ohio University with a BS in Finance and a minor in Economics
  • Mr. Bain currently holds real estate licenses in Illinois and Wisconsin

Significant Transactions

  • Exeter National Portfolio | 29,639,177 SF | $2.39 billion
  • Cabot Fund IV | 21,717,775 SF | $1.8 billion
  • NorthPoint KC Intermodal Logistics | 6,421,394 SF | $375.3 million
  • Duke West Jefferson Portfolio | 3,806,420 SF | $232.5 million
  • Venture One Portfolio | 2,903,367 SF | $201 million
  • Realterm Urban Logistics Portfolio | 2,093,771 SF | $491 million
  • Founders Port Union | 1,646,914 SF | $102.1 million 


  • AEW Capital Management
  • Blackstone Group
  • Brennan Investment Group
  • Bridge Development
  • CalSTRS
  • CenterPoint Properties
  • Clarion Partners
  • Clear Height Properties
  • Dayton Street Partners
  • Dermody Properties
  • Exeter 
  • Founders Investment Properties
  • GLP Properties
  • Goldman Sachs & Company
  • Hillwood Investment Properties 
  • IDI Gazeley
  • LaSalle Investment Management  
  • New York Life
  • NorthPoint Development
  • Opus Development Corporation
  • Panattoni
  • Pizzuti Companies
  • Prologis
  • RealTerm Global
  • Ridgeline Property Group
  • Scannell Properties
  • Seefried Properties 
  • Trident Capital Group
  • USAA
  • Venture One 
  • Zilber Property Group
Ryan Bain Senior Vice President
License: 475146119
Oak Brook 700 Commerce Dr
Suite 450
Oak Brook, IL 60523