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Mike Whisler is a Senior Vice President with CBRE, Inc., specializing in the sale and lease of office buildings throughout the suburban markets. In this regard, he works closely with private and institutional entities to maximize the value of their office properties. His success is primarily due to his market knowledge and experience, and the ability to work closely with clients in establishing strategic plans consistent and complimentary with their goals, objectives and strategies. With over twenty-five years of commercial real estate experience representing virtually every type of office property, Michael’s broad experience on the leasing/sale/management side of the real estate industry offers a perspective that incorporates client objectives under market characteristics. Michael is committed to offering his clients value-added services by implementing a detailed real estate process and candid advice.


  • DePaul University, Chicago, Bachelor of Commerce
  • CCIM Institute, CCIM Designation

Pro Affiliations / Accreditations

  • Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute (CCIM designation), National and Illinois Chapter
  • National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP)


Mike has completed over 400 transactions totaling over 5 million square feet.

  • 330,000 SF Office Acquisition – Walgreen Company
  • 293,000 SF Office Disposition – Goldman Sachs
  • 150,000 SF Office Disposition – Medical Office Building
  • 145,000 SF Office Lease Renewal – Allstate Insurance
  • 140,000 SF Office Lease – Becton Dickenson
  • 85,000 SF Sale/Leaseback – Incredible Technologies HQ
  • 85,000 SF Office B-T-S/Lease – Eagle Test Systems

Significant Assignments

  • 1603 Orrington, Evanston – 358,000 SF
  • O’Hare International Center, Rosemont – 300,000 SF
  • Arbor Lake Center, Deerfield – 205,000 SF
  • Bannockburn Corporate Center – 202,000 SF
  • Opus Landmark, Lake Forest – 160,000 SF
  • Harmswood Office Center, Skokie – 90,000 SF

Clients Represented

  • Blackstone Real Estate Advisors
  • Catellus
  • Duke Realty
  • GE Real Estate
  • Incredible Technologies
  • Invesco
  • OPUS North Co.
  • Panattoni Development
  • ProLogis
  • Walgreen Co