Jack Keenan

Executive Managing Director


Jack Keenan joined Cushman & Wakefield as an Executive Managing Director and has practiced commercial real estate for more than 20 years. He was previously a Managing Director of JLL and a Managing Principal of The Staubach Company. Focusing exclusively on representing tenants, Jack has worked with major corporations, financial institutions and Chicago’s most prominent entrepreneurs in proactive evaluations of their real estate. Jack specializes in the financial implications of leases, and through market/financial analysis has helped his clients uncover savings opportunities well in advance of existing timetables.

Awards & Associations

  • Cushman & Wakefield Chicago #1 Producing Broker, 2017
  • Crain's Chicago Business Most Influential Brokers in Chicago, 2017 
  • Crain's Chicago Business Special Achievement of the Year, Winner, 2015 (UILabs)
  • Crain's Chicago Business Special Achievement of the Year Winner, 2012 (1871 Chicago)
  • NAIOP Chicago Office Transaction of the Year, Winner 2002, 2008; Finalist, 2000, 2001
  • At his previous firm: Top Achiever (top 20% of Americas brokers) (1999-2015); Top Gun (top 2% of Americas brokers) (2004, 2006-2008, 2010, 2014)
  • Top 40 Under 40 Real Estate Professionals in Chicago
  • Board Member, Barrington Area Community Foundation
  • Board of Directors, OSI Environmental
  • Board of Directors, Halter Wildlife
  • Advisory Board, 1871 Chicago