Bradford Allen Promotes Dan Fernitz to Suburban Market Leader

CHICAGO, IL  – Jeffrey A. Bernstein and Laurence B. Elbaum, Principals and Co-Founders of Bradford Allen, are pleased to announce that Executive Managing Director Dan Fernitz has been promoted to Suburban Market Leader. Fernitz, formerly with JLL, joined Bradford Allen in 2017 to lead the Agency Services practice, bringing over 30 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry to the firm. In his new role, Fernitz will manage Bradford Allen’s suburban brokerage offices, overseeing the realty services division for the firm’s growing Oak Brook-based brokerage team.

“Jeff and I could not be happier with Dan’s performance. Dan has proven to be a true leader, and we have the utmost confidence in him to build our overall suburban brokerage presence, as he has demonstrated in his ability to grow our Suburban Agency practice,” said Elbaum.

Prior to joining Bradford Allen, Fernitz managed the Suburban Chicago JLL leasing team for 13 years — and was directly responsible for growing their office leasing portfolio from 1.5 million to over 10 million square feet.

“I look forward to the continued growth of our Agency and Tenant Representation teams in the Chicago Suburbs. We are a collaborative group of professionals providing best-in-class services for our clients,” added Fernitz.

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