February 4, 2015
Upcoming Events

Now is the time to start planning your year.  The Illinois Chapter has an outstanding schedule of upcoming educational events, networking and program events.  

Please review the attached schedule and plan on attending these great events.

Chuck Wiercinski CCIM Course Scholarship Program

Applications are available for the Chuck Wiercinski CCIM Course Scholarship Program.

This scholarship was created to support qualified real estate professionals in their efforts to achieve the CCIM designation.

Recipients should exemplify the high caliber of professionals that comprise the CCIM Institute.  

Applications need to be submitted to mike.mallon@dkmallonre.com by February 28th.

Member News
  • Ryan Corcoran, CCIM, Corcoran Commercial Real Estate, and David Ellermann, CCIM, Ellermann Commercial Brokerage, completed the sale of a medical office condo in Main Street Medical Center, St. Charles.
  • Mike Mallon, CCIM, DK Mallon, and Gerald S. Monash, CCIM, Lancet Realty Advisors, Inc., sold the former Joliet Walmart to DealPoint Merrill for a climate controlled self-storage facility.
  • David Ellermann, CCIM, Ellerman Commercial Brokerage completed transactions with Rosemarie Fair, CCIM out of Memphis, Tennessee, on the sale of a fully leased Dryer Advocate Medical Building. 

If you have an announcement or news that you would like to share with the Chapter, please send an email to:

CCIM / CAR Roundtable Networking Event

Register now for the 3rd Annual CCIM / CAR Roundtable Networking Event on Thursday, February 12, 2015
at Gibson's Steakhouse, Chicago.

This outstanding event is a can't miss and always sells out early.  Register Now!
CCIM / CREC Economic Forecast Event
Over 160 commercial real estate professionals from CCIM and the Chicago Real Estate Council (CREC) were in attendance for the Economic Forecast on January 23rd  at Maggiano's Little Italy, in Chicago.

The featured speakers were Robert Bach, Director of Research, Americas Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, and Robert Kramp, Senior Vice President, Americas, Midwest and Great Lakes Regional Director at Jones Lang LaSalle. 
Illinois Real Estate Journal Commercial Real Estate Forecast Conference
Over 1,000 industry professionals attended the 13th Annual Commercial Real Estate Forecast Conference on January 20th at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.  Our Illinois CCIM Chapter was well attended and signed up a number of new members to the Chapter.
CCIM Sponsorship Opportunities 
off to a Great Start
Congratulations to the following Sponsors that have committed to be sponsors with the Chapter in 2015: 
  • Midwest Milling & Paving
  • US Bank
  • DK Mallon 
  • Green Light Midwest
  • Right Size
  • Smart Elevator
  • MB Financial 
  • HTE Commercial Roofing  
Please contact Joe Minogue, Sponsor Chair at (630) 488.3006 if you would like to partner with the Illinois CCIM Chapter in 2015.
CCIM Membership Drive

Don't forget to be a Chapter Member in 2015!  Please register and don't miss the benefits of being an Illinois CCIM Chapter member.


The IL Chapter is an invaluable organization for not only Designees and those taking the CCIM education coursework, but also allied professionals in the field that benefit from fostering relationships with notably the best practitioners in the Commercial real estate industry.  


For very nominal yearly dues, Chapter membership provides access to guidance, technology, and trusted resources through a forum of elite professionals that are always willing to help build your business. Read more. 

Designees/Candidates  $125.00

Associates  $175.00

Students  $25.00 

Rho Epsilon Networking Event

The Chapter hosted a networking event with Rho Epsilon, the student real estate organization at the University of Illinois on February 4th at Firehaus in Champaign.  


The event was attended by over 50 students.  Special thanks to Polly Parchem, Lloyd Berry, Greg Wernish, Gary Weiss, David Ellermann, Alex Ruggieri, and Mike Mallon for attending and hosting the students.  The John Keepper Society awarded their University Scholarship to Anthony Pontarelli during the evening.  Anthony is the former President of Rho Epsilon.  

Chapter Sponsors
J. Krug Logo

Rosborough Logo
Rose Paving
Showalter New
US Bank Logo

Greenlight Logo
J. Krug Logo

Liston & Tsantilis
Midwest Milling and Pave
Much Shelist Logo
preservation services

Satori Logo

SomerCor Logo

For more information, please visit our sponsors page