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Current responsibilities
Fred Schuler is a Managing Director of JLL’s Chicago Tenant Representation Group, and Co-Leader of its Suburban Team. 

His expertise is strategic real estate planning, acquisition, and disposition of corporate facilities, with a focus on headquarters transactions and portfolios. 

Experience
Prior to his career at JLL, Fred worked for a Fortune 500 company as an internal advisor on marketing and strategy. 

Key transactions

  • Navistar- (Multiple)

  • Baxter Healthcare- (Multiple)

  • Comcast- (Multiple)

  • Kirkland & Ellis- 600,000 s.f.

  • OfficeMax- 365,000 s.f.

  • Central States- 235,000 s.f.

  • WBBM CBS2/Viacom- 185,000 s.f.

  • ConAgra- 160,000 s.f.

  • CHA- 150,000 s.f.

  • Van Kampen- 135,000 s.f.

  • Tribune- 90,000 s.f.

  • Computer Associates- 85,000 s.f.

  • DePaul- 85,000 s.f.

  • Coyne Institute- 80,000 s.f.

  • Experian- 70,000 s.f.

  • SFX/ Clearchannel- 50,000 s.f.

  • Cricket- 50,000 s.f.

  • Mid-America RE- 30,000 s.f.

  • Marillac House- 20,000 s.f.

Awards

  • Office Broker of the Year 1997, ’98, ’99, 2000, ’04, ’05, ’09, ‘10

  • Transaction of the Year 2001, ’02, ’03, ’06, ’09, ’10, ’11, ‘12

  • Top Achiever: reserved for the firm’s top 20% of producers

  • Top Gun: reserved for the firm’s top 4% of producers

Education
Fred earned his BA in Economics from the University of Michigan and his MBA in Management from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University.

Affiliations

  • Founder of the Cabrini Kids Run for Education for C.Y.C.L.E