Bob Chodos joined Colliers Bennett & Kahnweiler (Colliers B&K) in January 2005 as a principal in their downtown Office Advisory Group following a 15-year career with The John Buck Company (“JBC”). At JBC he was the principal in charge of the Strategic Advisory Group that specialized in Representation and Strategic Planning. He started there as a senior broker in May 1991 and in 1996, he was named a principal of JBC.
Before that, Mr. Chodos was the leading force behind the Tenant Rep Group for Realsource, Inc., formerly known as Irvine Associates where he began his career in 1980. During his 27 year career, Mr. Chodos has supervised assignments ranging from Strategic Real Estate Planning, H.Q. relocations and build-to-suits, data center site selection and development, big box warehouse site selection and construction, production facilities site selection and construction totaling more than 10 million SF including:
Jenner & Block The New York Times
Sara Lee Maple Leaf Bakery
Leo Burnett First Analysis Corporation
Schiff Hardin LLP Frontenac Company
Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal National-Louis University
Williams & Montgomery Niro Scavone Haller & Niro
Tenneco Automotive University of Illinois-Chicago
Pactiv Corporation The United Way Crusade of Mercy
Segal McCambridge, Singer & Mahoney Allstate Insurance Company
Cooney and Conway The Northern Trust Company
Consolidated Papers Corporation Hal Riney and Partners Inc.
McGuire Woods LLP Chicago Growth Partners
Comdisco, Inc. The City of Chicago
Mr. Chodos’ earned a BA degree in political science from the University of Vermont in 1978. He is a graduate of the Chicago Community Trust’s “Leadership Greater Chicago Fellowship” program in 1994. Professional honors include nine nominations for the Greater Chicago Food Depository’s “Chicago Tenant Rep Broker of the Year” award, as well as winning the award in 1991 and 1997.
Mr. Chodos is a member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee, for Junior Achievement of Chicago. He is a member of Colliers B&K’s Executive Committee. He is also a member of the Chicago Central Area Committee Board of Directors.
He can be reached at (312) 461-6994.