Keith Stauber, SIOR, is a Managing Director with JLL where he is focused on leading new business efforts and expanding strategic client relationships.
Keith assists corporations and investors/owners with the development and implementation of their real estate strategies including the acquisition, disposition and development of facilities in Chicago as well as in the United States and internationally.
Keith has more than 20 years of experience in acquisitions, leasing, investment sales and build-to-suit development. Prior to joining JLL, Keith was Senior Regional Director of First Industrial Realty Trusts Midwest region where he oversaw all aspects of a 10 million square foot portfolio and in addition completed 2.8 million square feet of build-to-suits across the Midwest and Southeast.
He joined First Industrial in 2006 from Colliers Bennett & Kahnweiler, where he was one of the top industrial brokers.
His current and previous clients include Andersen Corporation, Caterpillar, Kimberly-Clark, Kohler Company, Pechiney, Power Packaging (now Exel Logistics), Inc., SC Johnson, Snapple Beverage Co., Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Whirlpool, Cabot Properties, Inc., CenterPoint Properties, Clarion, Duke Realty, First Industrial Realty Trust, IDI, JP Morgan, Liberty Property Trust, Meritex Enterprises, Northern Builders, Prudential Ridge Property Trust, Sitex Realty Group and The State Teachers Retirement Systems of Ohio.
Finalist 2015 NAIOP Broker Transaction of the Year Industrial: Whirlpool at Clarius Park Joliet, 752,410 square feet CB&K Everest Club/Top Producer Club: 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1996 Finalist2014 Greater Chicago Food Depository Deal of the Year: Ridge Development Company / Michelin, RidgePort Logistics Center, Wilmington, 1,700,000 square feet Finalist2014 Greater Chicago Food Depository Industrial Broker Team of the Year: Keith Stauber & Steve Ostrowski Finalist2014 NAIOP Industrial Development of the Year: Ridge Development Company / Michelin, RidgePort Logistics Center, Wilmington, 1,700,000 square feet Finalist2014 NAIOP Broker Transaction of the Year Industrial: RidgePort Logistics Center, Wilmington, 1,700,000 square feet Finalist2011 NAIOP Industrial Investment Transaction of the Year; Speedway Logistics Center, 575,000 square feet building sale; 3451 S. Chicago St., Joliet, IL Finalist2006 NAIOP Industrial Transaction of the Year; Kimberly-Clark/Duke, Park 55,Romeoville, 806,000 square feet. Finalist2005 NAIOP Industrial Transaction of the Year; Home Depot/ING Clarion Exel, Bolingbrook Distribution Center; 800,000 square feet. Finalist2004 NAIOP Industrial Investment Transaction of the Year; Kmart Manteno Distribution Center, Overseas Partners; 1,546,000 square feet. Finalist2003 NAIOP Industrial Transaction of the Year; West Ridge Corporate Center, Ltd. 694,367 square foot, long-term lease, Aurora, Illinois. 2003, 2006, 2014 Named by CoStar as one of Top 25 Chicago Power Brokers Winner 2002 SIOR Most Creative Transaction of the Year; 1,428,000 square foot sale-leaseback for Caterpillar to First Industrial
Keith holds a bachelors degree in economics from Northwestern University.
He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Chicago Chapter of NAIOP. He is an active member of SIOR and previously served as President of the Chicago chapter as well as having held other officer positions.
He is an active member and a former Board Member of the Association of Industrial Real Estate Brokers (AIRE). Keith formerly served as a Board Member of Glencoe School District 35.