Tom Sitz

Tom Sitz

Executive Director

Profile

Tom joined Cushman & Wakefield in 2018 as an Executive Director based out of the firm’s Chicago world headquarters office. Tom and his team represent institutional clients in the disposition and recapitalization of office investment properties throughout the Chicago area and broader Midwest region. 

Throughout his career, Mr. Sitz has been involved in successful investment real estate transactions across Chicago and the broader Midwest region with a combined transactional volume in excess of $6 billion and covering more than 35 million square feet of product. Mr. Sitz and his team’s transactional expertise ranges from trophy high-rise office towers to boutique creative office buildings as well as the full spectrum of suburban and secondary Midwest market office sales.

Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Tom was with CBRE’s Capital Markets – Institutional Properties group where he and his team specialized in the representation of institutional clients in the sale and recapitalization of office investment real estate throughout the Chicago area and broader Midwest region. Prior to joining CBRE, Mr. Sitz was an analyst with Grubb & Ellis (now known as Newmark Grubb Knight Frank) in the firm’s Institutional Capital Markets Group. Prior to Grubb & Ellis, Mr. Sitz was an analyst with Skokie-based Ravine Park Partners, a private commercial real estate investment firm.


Awards & Associations

  • Member of Urban Land Institute (ULI)
  • Member of University of Wisconsin Real Estate Alumni Association (WREAA)
  • Member of Canine Therapy Corps (CTC)
  • Greater Chicago Food Depository Investment Broker of the Year Finalist, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018
  • Greater Chicago Food Depository Investment Broker of the Year, 2017
  • NAIOP Chicago Broker Transaction of the Year Finalist, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • NAIOP Chicago Broker Transaction of the Year, 2013

Clients

  • Alcion Ventures
  • American Realty Advisors
  • Ameritus LLC
  • ASB Capital Management
  • Bentall Kennedy
  • Blackstone
  • CBRE Global Investors
  • Credit Suisse
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Diversified Real Estate
  • DRA Advisors
  • Equity Commonwealth
  • Golub & Company
  • Hines Interests
  • Investcorp
  • John Hancock Life Insurance Co.
  • JPMorgan
  • KBS Realty
  • Lincoln Property Company
  • R2 Companies
  • Sterling Bay Companies
  • The John Buck Company
  • TPG Real Estate
  • Walton Street Capital
  • Zeller Realty