NAIOP Chicago has multiple 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.

2022 CRE.Converge

Co-Chairs: Maria Alexakis (CIBC),  Jeff Folkmann (Prologis, Inc.)

Developing Leaders

2022 DL Board President: Scott Gibbel (IDI Logistics)
Developing Leaders Liaisons: Maria Alexakis (CIBC), Packy Doyle (NAI Hiffman)
See the complete list of Developing Leaders Board Members here.

Legislative Affairs

Chair: Bill Loftus (SPACECO, Inc.)
Committee Member: Mark Augustyn (Principle Construction Corporation), Andrew Karabon (Molto Properties), Michael Larsen (InSite Real Estate, LLC), Jonathan Leleu (Argentum Partners), Aaron Martell (Logistics Property Company, LLC), Kathleen Nelson (Cushman & Wakefield), Peter Tsantilis (The Law Offices of Liston & Tsantilis, PC)


Chair: Steve Ostrowski (JLL)
Committee Members: Rob Burda (Associated Bank), Brian McKiernan (CenterPoint Properties), Stephanie Park (CBRE, Inc.)

Summer Programs

Summer Programs Co-Chairs: Gina Fridberg (Wintrust Commercial Real Estate), Cory Grusecki (Northern Builders, Inc.)


Chair: Brian Kling (Colliers)
Committee: Mary Boehmler (Trammell Crow Company), Jack Hennessey (Link Logistics Real Estate), Brian Quigley (Conor Commercial Real Estate), Aaron Martell (Logistics Property Company), Julie Thick, (J.P.Morgan)


Chair: Taivo Tammaru (Clarius Partners, LLC)
Committee Members: Matt Robertson (Byline Bank), Steve Stone (Cushman & Wakefield)

Immersion Program/DEI 

Chair: Katie Kazas (Longfellow Real Estate Partners, LLC)

University Liaison 

Chair: Randal Dawson (CBRE, Inc.)