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Current Responsibilities
Senior Vice President Gary Kostecki is currently directing the leasing efforts at 125 South Wacker, 500 West Monroe, and NBC Tower.

Experience
Gary has been representing landlords in both downtown and suburban properties since 1984. Some of the buildings he has represented include the corporate headquarters of First Chicago/NBD at 2 South Clark (Chase Tower) and Mesirow Financial at 353 North Clark, 300 South Riverside, NBC Tower, 55 West Monroe, 633 St. Clair Place, 600 West Chicago, 225 North Michigan, 440 South LaSalle, 231 South LaSalle, 350 North Clark, and 325 North LaSalle.  Gary brought the occupancy of 325 North LaSalle from 18% to 100%. The most notable deal was the relocation of the headquarters of Encyclopedia Britannica into 75,000 s.f. The transaction was completed in 55 days.

Gary was named as a member of JLL’s Midwest Agency Team of the Year in 2004 and 2005, and was a JLL Club winner in 2005. He also received the 2005 Office Leasing Representative of the Year award from The Commercial Forum. In 2006, he was a finalist in the Greater Chicago Food Depository’s Property Representative of the Year for the team’s success at 600 West Chicago.
 
Education and awards
Gary received a B.S. degree with a major in finance and a minor in real estate and insurance from Northern Illinois University. He is a member of the Chicago Office Leasing Brokers Association (COLBA). He is also past President of the Epiphany Lutheran Church Council.