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Member Highlight: Andrea Saewitz

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How long have you been a member of COLBA? 15 years. What do you appreciate most about COLBA membership? I like the camaraderie of communicating with other real estate professionals in a different, more collaborative setting. Tell us about your CRE background:  I just got lucky to be introduced to this business in 1981 and […]

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Member Highlight: Lisa Davidson

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How long have you been a member of COLBA? Probably 20 years. What do you appreciate most about COLBA membership? The great food at the luncheons J Love the great speakers too… Tell us about your CRE background:  Tenant rep for over 25 years. What is your advice for young brokers starting out in the […]

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Member Highlight: Jack O’Brien

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How long have you been a member of COLBA? It has been quite a few years now – I believe I joined in 1998. What do you appreciate most about COLBA membership? The people and the friendships. Tell us about your CRE background:  I started in Landlord representation in 1994 and, with the exception of […]

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Member Highlight: Eric Kunkel

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How long have you been a member of COLBA? Since mid 1990’s I think What do you appreciate most about COLBA membership? I enjoy having the opportunity to socialize on a professional level with my peers in the industry.  Seeing the young brokers coming up through the ranks is also very enjoyable as they gain […]

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Member Highlight: Corby Marx

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Corby Marx | Colliers International How long have you been a member of COLBA? I think 3 years What do you appreciate most about COLBA membership? The ability to interact with my colleagues and competitors at the industry’s best and most topical events. Tell us about your CRE background: I started my career at Insignia/ESG […]

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Member Highlight: Danny Nikitas

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How long have you been a member of COLBA and why did you join? For as long as I can remember and have been qualified. COLBA has always been relevant, both early on for educational purposes and ongoing for networking, industry and social content. What do you appreciate most about COLBA membership? Our events are […]

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Member Highlight: Bill Rogers

Interview with 2014 COLBA President Bill Rogers How long have you been a member of COLBA? 12 years What do you appreciate most about COLBA membership? The events and the networking Tell us about your CRE background: 12 years at CBRE, 8 years at JLL. Leader of Tenant Rep business for JLL on a Chicago […]

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Luncheon with Cliff Stein, Chicago Bears Chief Negotiator

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Executive Productions along with COLBA, transformed the RAW space of the 31st floor at 200 West Madison for a phenomenal event, featuring the Chief Negotiator for the Chicago Bears Cliff Stein. This event allowed potential clients to view the large commercial space looking beautiful, as it was covered in all white from the tablecloths, chairs […]

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COLBA Non-Profit Profile: Chicago’s Midtown Educational Foundation

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A Model for Enriching Chicago’s Disadvantaged Youth COLBA is proud to support the non-profit groups in which its members are active, and as a part of that outreach, COLBA has elected to support Chicago’s Midtown Educational Foundation (MEF). MEF helps inner-city kids to succeed in school and in life, through after-school enrichment programs that integrate […]

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New Year, New Website

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Welcome to a new digital home for the Chicago Office Leasing Brokers Association The URL hasn’t changed, but the look certainly has! Our goal with the new COLBA website is to provide you with the event details, network connections and market information that will benefit you most as a member of this organization. Create an […]

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