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Commercial Office Leasing Broker
IL, United States
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Cresa is an international corporate real estate advisory firm that exclusively represents occupiers and specializes in the delivery of fully integrated real estate services, including: Transaction Management, Project Management, Corporate Solutions, Portfolio Strategies, Location Planning, Lease Administration, Capital Markets, Mission Critical Solutions, and Facilities Services. With more than 58 offices, Cresa is the largest occupier representation firm in North America.

We are seeking to hire a Broker/Advisor to assist in our efforts to grow our presence in the Greater Chicago area. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with and obtain guidance and mentoring from seasoned professional advisors in order to achieve mutual goals on individual and company growth. You will receive training to be able to handle an assignment from opportunity creation through the close of the transaction.


  • Secure new and expanded business opportunities through prospecting, networking, relationship building, and selling additional CRESA services.

  • Develop market expertise to provide tenants with pertinent information on current market conditions, property values, real estate trends and CRESA services.

  • Compile property and market data for clients and prospects, such as market surveys, summary reports, and presentations for tenant representative assignments.

  • Engage in local business community and charitable events, as well as industry and professional associations for the purpose of creating new contacts and generating new business.

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date information in company databases.

  • Ongoing continued education and involvement in commercial real estate.


  • Current Illinois Real Estate License, or be willing to obtaining one within first 30 days of employment

  • Bachelor's degree preferably in a business-related area

  • Desire to make real estate a career choice and earn a six figure income

  • Previous NEW business development sales and account development experience

  • Proven track record building and maintaining strong client relationships

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Entrepreneurial approach to business—desire to evolve into straight commission compensation with unlimited earnings potential

  • Ability to work well with others

  • Strong math skills and problem solving capability

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to enjoy the following benefits of working at Cresa as a real estate advisor:

  • Competitive benefits package.

  • Be a part of, and participate in, a highly transparent and collaborative work environment where new ideas and creativity are encouraged.

  • Benefit from an excellent administrative and real estate services support platform through cutting edge technology, market support and corporate intranet toolbox.

  • Join a growing company focused on ALWAYS “Doing the Right Thing” for clients and which is recognized by corporate real estate professionals as the #1 domestic provider of commercial real estate advisory services

  • Develop the skills and expertise to earn a six-figure income.

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