One South Wacker Drive
Chicago Illinois 60606-4649
Mr. Despot joined Avison Young in August 2013 after nearly 12 years with the Agency Leasing team at Jones Lang LaSalle where he was a Managing Director. Brad is Co-Leader of the Avison Young Chicago area Agency Leasing Group. During his 20 years in Chicago real estate, Brad has worked as an interior architect, spent a short time in tenant representation with Studley’s Chicago office and the last 14 years in Landlord representation. Among his many high profile agency assignments are 600 West Chicago, 300 South Riverside Plaza, 540 West Madison, 500 West Monroe, 550 West Adams and 150 North Michigan.
Brad has won and/or been nominated for numerous industry awards including Property Representative of the Year at the Greater Chicago Food Depository annual real estate awards in 2003. He was again nominated for the award in 2006. Three of his major transactions have been named finalist for the downtown transaction of the year award from NAIOP in 2004 for Banker’s Life and Casualty at 600 West, 2006 from Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. at 600 West and in 2012 for GE Capital at 500 West Monroe. For the last several years Brad has served on the steering committee for the annual Greater Chicago Food Depository real estate awards.