Jeffrey P. Samaras

Jeff Samaras

Executive Managing Director

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    225 W Wacker
    Chicago, IL 60606
    United States

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    +1 312 470-1818

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Mr. Samaras is a shareholder of the firm, on the Chicago Leadership Committee, and the National Tenant Advisory Council, and appointed to the Cushman & Wakefield Global Advisory Board of Directors by Cushman & Wakefield’s Chief Executive Officer.   He has consistently ranked among the top-producing brokers for Cushman & Wakefield globally. 


Jeffrey Samaras has specialized in corporate real estate services with the Commercial Brokerage Group of Cushman & Wakefield since joining the firm in 1982.  He has negotiated a wide range of transactions including leases, leases with equity participation, build-to-suits, purchases, sales, and sale/leaseback’s.  Given that the majority of his work focuses on corporate users, his experience is rooted not only in the Chicago metropolitan area but he represents a number of firms nationally and globally.


Over the past several years, Mr. Samaras has lead and completed major tenant representation transactions for a number of his clients including:

  • H&R Block, 550,000 sf
  • Heller Financial, Inc., 460,000 sf
  • GE Capital Corporation, 425,000 sf
  • GE Capital Corporation, 308,000 sf
  • Robert Bosch Corporation, 245,000 sf
  • WPP Holdings Inc., 223,000 sf
  • Tribune Companies, 216,000 sf
  • Kaplan Education, 208,000
  • Chicago Public Schools, 203,000 sf
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, 202,000 sf
  • First Options of Chicago, 201,000 sf
  • Willis Insurance, 143,000 sf