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NAI Hiffman Appoints Jack Brennan Vice President, Industrial Services

April 3, 2020

NAI Hiffman, the largest independent real estate services firm in the Midwest, today announced it has appointed Jack Brennan as vice president, Industrial Services. Brennan will assist private and institutional tenants and owners with leasing, sales and development of industrial properties and land in Chicago’s western suburbs.

Prior to joining NAI Hiffman, Brennan was an agent with Cawley Chicago, establishing himself as a top producer by facilitating $25 million in industrial sale and lease transactions. He also has extensive experience in site selection, building evaluation, financial analysis and strategic real estate advisory.

“Demand for industrial property in Chicago’s suburbs continues to grow, and Jack has deep expertise in some of our most active submarkets,” said Michael Flynn, chief operating officer of NAI Hiffman. “He has built a reputation as someone not only proficient in real estate, but well-respected by colleagues and peers. We feel very fortunate to have him join our team.”

Brennan’s experience encompasses the I-88, I-55 and I-90 corridors and western Central DuPage submarkets, among others, with clients that have included High Street Logistics Properties, Venture One Real Estate, Direct Aerosystems, Plymouth REIT, Royal Power Solutions, Dayton Street Partners and more.

According to NAI Hiffman research, more than 3 million square feet of industrial product was delivered in the Chicago area during the last three months of the year, with over half in the I-88 Corridor (777,908 square feet) and I-55 Corridor (750,314 square feet). New Chicago-area industrial leasing activity totaled 10.58 million square feet in fourth-quarter 2019, including 1.2 million square feet in the Central DuPage submarket alone.

A graduate of Marquette University with a bachelor’s degree in corporate communications and entrepreneurship, Brennan is a member of the Association of Industrial Real Estate Brokers (AIRE) and Young Industrial Brokers (YIB) and a licensed broker in Illinois. His philanthropic commitments support Alzheimer’s Association Illinois Chapter, Misericordia and Cara Chicago.

About NAI Hiffman:

NAI Hiffman is the largest independent real estate services firm in the Midwest, providing leasing, management, tenant representation, capital markets, project management and marketing services for institutional and private owners and occupiers of commercial real estate. It currently leases and manages a 91.3 million square foot portfolio of more than 700 commercial properties throughout the region.  With more than 200 employees, NAI Hiffman is the Chicago-area representative for NAI Global, the world’s largest managed network of real estate service providers, with more than 6,700 local market professionals managing more than 380 million square feet of property. NAI Global has more than 375 offices strategically located throughout North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit


NAI Hiffman announced that it has hired Jack Brennan as vice president, Industrial Services.