Kristi Rankin

Managing Director

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Professional Experience

Associated Office


700 Commerce Drive
Oak Brook, IL 60523

Kristi is the Managing Director for CBRE Property Management in the Chicago Market, comprised of 48 million square feet of office, industrial and retail properties. She oversees the growing portfolio and supports 250+ local professionals working within. Kristi’s role centers on developing and executing initiatives in areas of employee engagement, talent acquisition, business development and financials. She has direct oversight of day-to-day operations, leading local property management teams to develop efficiencies and streamline service delivery across the portfolio.

Prior to joining CBRE in 2020, Kristi served as Chief Operating Officer for IRC Retail Centers (formerly Inland Real Estate Corporation). In this role, she served as member of the company’s executive management committee, overseeing property management, construction management, operations, risk management, legal, information technology and Human Resources for a portfolio of open-air shopping centers comprising of more than 18 million square feet of leasable space.

Pro Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Illinois Broker
  • BOMA Chicago
  • CREW Chicago
  • Certified Retail Property Executive (CRX) – International Council of Shopping Centers


  • Eastern Illinois University – Bachelor of Arts