NAIOP Chicago has seven standing committees responsible for chapter initiatives. These initiatives give the Chapter an opportunity to build on past successes and plan our future as the voice of commercial real estate in the Chicago area. Learn about our committee structure and then get involved!  Contact NAIOP Chicago today to find out more.

Awards for Excellence

Co-Chairs: Stephanie Park (CBRE),  Johnny Carlson (Trammell Crow Company)

Developing Leaders

2021 DL Board President: Sarah Hunter (Byline Bank)
Developing Leaders Liaisons: Maria Alexakis (CIBC), Steve Ostrowski (JLL)
See the complete list of Developing Leaders Board Members here.

Legislative Affairs

Chair: Bill Loftus (SPACECO, Inc.)


Chair: Taivo Tammaru (Clarius Partners, LLC)
Committee Members: Mary Boehmler (Trammell Crow Company), Packy Doyle (NAI Hiffman), Brian McKiernan (CenterPoint Properties)

Summer Programs

Summer Programs Co-Chairs: Cory Grusecki (Northern Builders, Inc.), Adam Showalter (Stream Realty Partners)


Chair: Michelle Herrick (J.P Morgan)
Committee: Aaron Martell (Logistics Property Company), Gina Fridberg (Wintrust), Brian Kling (Colliers International)


Chair: Jeff Folkmann (Prologis)
Committee Members: Doug Pilcher (Cushman & Wakefield), Rob Burda (Associated Bank), Brian Quigley (Conor Commercial Real Estate)

University Initiative

Chair: Matt Robertson (Byline Bank)