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Nancy Pacher, Vice Chairman of CBRE, joined the firm following its acquisition of U.S. Equities Realty in 2014. A former Principal of U.S. Equities Realty, Nancy was the firm’s President and Chief Operating Officer, beginning in 1993, and Director of the Real Estate Consulting and Brokerage Services Group since joining the firm in 1984. An attorney, Nancy has gained national recognition for her representation of major office space users.

Nancy has acted as chief negotiator in major lease and lease/equity transactions totaling tens of millions of square feet for office space users throughout the United States. Included as major clients are: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago; The Boston Consulting Group; Erikson Institute; Hinshaw & Culbertson; IBM Corporation; Illinois Housing Development Authority; Marsh & McLennan Companies; Polk Bros. Foundation; The PrivateBank; Taft LLP; Ventas; Winston & Strawn; and The YMCA of the USA.

She has twice received the coveted “Broker of the Year” award presented by Crain’s Chicago Business and has been a finalist four other times. Additional professional accomplishments include: Commercial Property News “Top Brokers,” Crain’s “100 Most Influential Women in Chicago,” Crain’s Chicago Business “Who’s Who in Chicago Business” since 2005, Today’s Chicago Woman 20th Anniversary Hall of Fame, and Midwest Real Estate News magazine’s Real Estate Hall of Fame.

Before joining U.S. Equities, Nancy served for four years as a Senior Vice President and Principal of Howard Ecker & Co., a commercial real estate company. She began her real estate career in 1975 as the first woman attorney at the Chicago law firm of Katten, Muchin, Gitles, Zavis, Pearl & Galler (now Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP).

Nancy graduated cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Georgetown University and received her Juris Doctor degree from Northwestern University.