Jonathan Seeley is a Managing Director at Bradford Allen, with over 30 years of experience in commercial real estate and related industries. Jonathan focuses on office tenant representation and serves clients in the not-for-profit, financial services, legal, technology, and telecommunications industries. He also has previous experience in office building leasing and investment real estate, representing institutional owners and investors in the acquisition and disposition of investment properties. Jonathan’s extensive and diverse experience allows him to develop strategies and produce results explicitly designed for each client. His clients also appreciate the high level of service and support that often goes beyond just “getting the deal done.”
Prior to joining Bradford Allen, Jonathan was a Vice President of Brokerage at Cushman & Wakefield and DTZ before their merger and a Managing Director at Studley before then. Prior to re-entering the commercial real estate industry, he was a founding member and investor in several technology start-ups, including United Asset Coverage, and a new venture within GE Capital’s Real Estate Services group. Jonathan was also a founding member and investor in Compliance Depot. Compliance Depot and United Asset Coverage were successfully sold to strategic buyers within their respective industries.
Jonathan received his MBA with a concentration in marketing and finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his A.B. from Washington University in St. Louis. He is active in numerous civic activities and organizations, including the Jewish Federation of Chicago, and performs significant pro bono work for one of his largest clients, a Chicago-based social service agency specializing in foster care and adoption.
Jonathan has two great kids, Mia and Ben, and lives in Lakeview where he can hear the cheers from Wrigley if the wind is blowing right.
Licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of Illinois