We are real estate

Inspired by tradition, emboldened by opportunity – strengthening communities through commercial real estate development.

Driven To Develop Investments That Last

Relationships built on trust. Investor partnerships that build returns. Developments that build economic engines for the communities we live and work in.

It’s a history of honesty, determination, and expertise. It’s the foundation we’re building on.

Our Portfolio:


Industrial properties have to be built for efficiency, safety, and their economic impact. We know how to find the right opportunities to create buildings for people who build things.

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The modern office needs to be flexible, modular, and an engine of economic growth in the community. We find the right areas that will create positive returns and work for people who are working.

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Multi-family buildings are becoming more and more important, and our team has the experience to identify the right opportunities. We develop more than buildings: we develop communities.

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Healthcare properties need to be built for workers and the community, and have to be set up for technology and accessibility. We have a duty to develop these the right way. We take that seriously.

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News & Insights

2021 Notable General Counsels

2021 Notable General Counsels

Dan McShane, Chief Strategy Officer and General Counsel, was named to Crain's Chicago Business' 2021 Notable General Counsels list. With more than 20 years of experience, Dan coordinates strategic planning and risk management strategies while overseeing the company's...

2021 Next Generation Award

2021 Next Generation Award

Senior Development Manager Derek Buescher received Connect Commercial Real Estate's 2021 Next Generation Award. The award recognizes young leaders in the industry who stand out because of their talent, drive and fresh ideas. Derek joined Conor in 2016 and is...

Suburban Developer of the Year

Suburban Developer of the Year

Conor was named Suburban Developer of the Year at the Greater Chicago Food Depository's 33rd annual Commercial Real Estate Awards. Conor has provided customized speculative and build-to-suit development services for over 30 years. Innovation through sustainability and...

Conor Sells Skyline Commerce Center in Mesquite

Conor Sells Skyline Commerce Center in Mesquite

Conor Commercial Real Estate is pleased to announce the sale of Skyline Commerce Center in Mesquite, Texas. The firm sold the two-building, 198,000-square-foot industrial development to a global investment company. “Mesquite is an underserved market when it comes to...

Conor Sells Lotus Project Phase I

Conor Sells Lotus Project Phase I

Conor Commercial Real Estate and joint venture partner WHI Real Estate Partners have sold the first phase of Lotus Project to a Chicago-based investment advisor. The newly built industrial park in Chandler, Arizona, includes four state-of-the-art advanced...

About Conor Commercial Real Estate: Creating Opportunities for Our Stakeholders

Every development involves multiple stakeholders. Investors. Partners. Brokers. The community. At Conor, we pride ourselves on making sure that everyone has the return they deserve, whether that is an investment or a sustainable source of economic growth in their area.

We’ve been doing this for 30 years. Let’s get to work, together.

Meet Our Team

David Friedman

Chicago, IL

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John Dobrott

President – Industrial
Irvine, CA

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Sven Tustin

Executive Vice President
Phoenix, AZ

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Janet Protas

Senior Vice President – Multi-Family
Chicago, IL

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