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Mr. Stauber, SIOR, is a Managing Director with Jones Lang LaSalle where he is focused on leading new business efforts and expanding strategic client relationships as a senior leader with JLL's Ports, Airports and Global Infrastructure (PAGI) team as well as a certified member of JLL's Supply Chain and Logistics Consulting team.  Mr. Stauber assists corporations and investors/owners with the development and implementation of their real estate strategies including the acquisition, disposition, development and capital market activities of facilities in the Midwest, the United States and internationally.

Experience

Mr. Stauber has more than 25 years of experience in acquisitions, leasing, investment sales and build-to-suit development having completed numerous physically and financially large and complex projects. Prior to joining Jones Lang LaSalle, Mr. Stauber was Senior Regional Director of First Industrial Realty Trust's 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 International (formerly Colliers Bennett & Kahnweiler), where he was one of the top industrial brokers for many years.

His current and previous clients include Andersen Corporation, Caterpillar, Kimberly-Clark, Kohler Company, Pechiney, Power Packaging (now DHL/Exel Logistics), Inc., SC Johnson, Snapple Beverage Co., Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Whirlpool, Cabot Properties, Inc., CenterPoint Properties, Clarion, Duke Realty, Elion Partners, First Industrial Realty Trust, IDI, JP Morgan, Liberty Property Trust, Meritex Enterprises, Northern Builders, PGIM (Prudential), Ridge Property Trust, Sitex Realty Group and The State Teachers Retirement Systems of Ohio.

Awards 

His recent individual awards and industry recognition includes:

Winner – 2017 NAIOP Industrial Build-to-Suit of the Year: Elion/Ridge / General Mills, RidgePort Logistics Center, 1,500,000 SF

Winner – 2016 NAIOP, Industrial Speculative Development of the Year:  Ridge Development Company / Building Bravo, RidgePort Logistics Center, 1,000,000 SF

Finalist – 2016 NAIOP, Industrial Transaction of the Year:  Ridge Development Company / Batory Foods, RidgePort Logistics Center, 678,000 SF

Finalist – 2016 NAIOP, Industrial Transaction of the Year:  Ridge Development Company / Post Brands, RidgePort Logistics Center, 799,000 sf

Finalist – 2015 NAIOP Broker Transaction of the Year – Industrial: Whirlpool at Clarius Park Joliet, 752,410 square feet

Finalist—2014 Greater Chicago Food Depository Deal of the Year:  Ridge Development Company / Michelin, RidgePort Logistics Center, Wilmington, 1,700,000 square feet

Finalist—2014 Greater Chicago Food Depository Industrial Broker Team of the Year:  Keith Stauber & Steve Ostrowski

Finalist—2014 NAIOP Industrial Development of the Year:  Ridge Development Company / Michelin, RidgePort Logistics Center, Wilmington, 1,700,000 square feet

Finalist—2014 NAIOP Broker Transaction of the Year – Industrial:  RidgePort Logistics Center, Wilmington, 1,700,000 square feet

Finalist—2011 NAIOP Industrial Investment Transaction of the Year; Speedway Logistics Center, 575,000 square feet building sale; 3451 S. Chicago St., Joliet, IL ​

Education & Affiliations

Mr. Stauber holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Northwestern University.

Mr. Stauber was an invited participant in U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker's September 2016 Chicago Regional Port Roundtable.  He has been a guest speaker and panelist on many real estate and transportation related events including the Journal of Commerce's annual Inland Port conference and guest lecturer at DePaul University's Kellerstadt Graduate School of Business. Mr. Stauber currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Chicago Chapter of NAIOP and is Co-chair of its Developing Leader and Scholarship committee.  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).  Mr. Stauber formerly served as a Board Member of Glencoe School District 35.