Jonathan Metzl - Cushman & Wakefield
Jonathan Metzl

Jonathan Metzl

Managing Director

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    225 W Wacker
    3000
    Chicago, IL 60606
    United States

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Profile

Throughout his career, Jonathan has negotiated more than 5 million square feet (sf) of office lease transactions for clients across a wide range of industries from life science startups to Fortune 500 corporations. Jonathan specializes in the development of strategic plans that align clients’ real estate portfolios with their overall organizational objectives and financial goals. While he has developed a unique expertise in the Suburban Chicago office market, Jonathan also manages transactions nationally for many clients. By consistently applying a consultative advisory approach, Jonathan has become a trusted advisor for his clients — helping them to anticipate and navigate through their most important real estate decisions.

Awards & Associations

  • Crain’s Chicago Business Tenant Representation Broker of the Year, 2011, 2007, 2002
  • Irvine Company Office Properties Chicago Broker of the Year, 2013
  • Auxiliary Board Member, Chicago Architecture Foundation

Clients

  • PSAV, National Representation – 1,000,000 sf
  • Pregis Packaging, National Representation – 1,000,000 sf
  • DLA Piper, Multiple Assignments – 450,000 sf
  • Siemens, Multiple Assignments – 450,000 sf
  • Alera Group, National Representation – 400,000 sf
  • Takeda, Lake Forest, IL – 300,000 sf
  • Medline, Headquarters Acquisition – 270,000 sf
  • Pfizer, Multiple Assignments – 160,000 sf
  • Markel, Chicago Area Representation – 125,000 sf
  • TAP Pharmaceuticals, Bannockburn, IL – 100,000 sf
  • Serta, Hoffman Estates, IL – 90,000 sf
  • Potashcorp, Northbrook, IL – 75,000 sf
  • Corptax, National Representation – 75,000 sf 
  • Kaufman Hall, Skokie, IL – 55,000 sf
  • Lundbeck, Deerfield, IL – 50,000 sf
  • Coldwell Banker, Deerfield, IL – 45,000 sf
  • Philips, Rosemont, IL – 45,000 sf
  • American Family Insurance, Schaumburg, IL – 40,000 sf
  • Marcum, Northbrook, IL – 30,000 sf
  • Mesirow Financial, Highland Park, IL – 25,000 sf
  • NICL Laboratories, Northbrook, IL – 22,000 sf
  • Wonderlic, Vernon Hills, IL – 20,000 sf
  • Wholesome Harvest, Des Plaines, IL – 20,000 sf