Jon Milonas is a Senior Vice President in CBRE’s Advisory & Transactions Services group in the Chicago Region. One of the youngest CBRE professionals to hold this title in Chicago, Jon focuses his practice on developing comprehensive and strategic real estate plans, managing the site selection process, and structuring and negotiating office leases for local, national and international organizations.
During his 13-year career, Jon has completed more than 350 lease relocation, renewal, consolidation, sublease and buyout transactions on behalf of companies such as Morningstar, CIBC, Willis Towers Watson, PwC, Hewlett Packard, Société Générale and McGraw-Hill, with an emphasis on complex headquarters assignments and multi-market portfolio management.
In April of 2016, Jon released his first book, “Kicking Off Your Office Lease: 6 Proven Steps to Develop a Thorough Strategy and Avoid Costly Mistakes”, which has quickly become the go-to industry resource for understanding the intricacies of an office leasing project. His thought leadership as a writer and a speaker has added value for thousands of individuals, and he is a consistent speaker for organizations such as Association of Legal Administrators, International Facility Management Association, and the University of Illinois.