Cody leads brand strategy, marketing, and communications for Bradford Allen, working closely with executive leadership to grow the company and extend the firm’s national reach. He is responsible for developing the marketing initiatives that drive leasing and sales through each phase of the real estate cycle, expertly aligning brand and property activation efforts with the company’s organizational and financial goals.
Cody joined Bradford Allen after three years with JLL, where he served as a senior content writer for the Midwest Region. Previously, Cody worked with the JLL National Marketing team, writing the firm’s stylebook and assisting with tone of voice development for the 2017 global rebranding. Cody was also the lead copy editor for the firm’s national real estate journal, Ambitions. His work has been recognized in the Chicago market with a VIP award for growth-oriented marketing, as well as nationally with three Best of Americas Marketing awards.
Residing in Chicago’s Southport Corridor, Cody enjoys spending time at the lake, running, reading, and playing piano. He is a graduate of Western Illinois University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts in English.