Senior Managing Director
Joel Berger joined Bradford Allen Realty Services in the fall of 2004. He was promoted to senior managing director in 2012, and is responsible for managing Bradford Allen’s suburban office where he represents both office tenants and office landlords. In addition, Joel oversees the firm’s healthcare practice, Bradford Allen Medical.
Throughout his tenure, Joel has completed over 2,000,000 square feet of transactions for his clients. Most recently, Joel completed significant lease transactions with University of Chicago Medicine (23,000 RSF), Bel Fuse (22,000 RSF), Adventist Health Partners (23,000 RSF), and Surgical Care Affiliates (10,000 RSF). Other significant past assignments include the completion of a 52,000-square-foot lease renewal for Lexis Nexis; a lease expansion and renewal of 21,000 square feet for Automated Engineering (AMEC), and a 15,000-square-foot lease for Illinois Center for Broadcasting.
Prior to joining Bradford Allen, Joel was the manager of business development at the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and was responsible for the promotion of the Chamber’s services and the recruitment of new members. Outside of the office, Joel has been a passionate and active board member for Make a Wish Illinois since 2011 and a wish-granting volunteer since 2005.
Joel currently resides in Downers Grove with his wife, Elizabeth; son, Max; and his daughters, Alice and Hazel. He attended the University of Wisconsin where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration and was a two-time NCAA national champion on the Men’s Crew Team.
Licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of Illinois
Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)
Chicago Office Leasing Brokers Association
National W Club
Oak Brook Area Chamber of Commerce
Greater O’Hare Association