Keith Stauber 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.
Keith 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, Keith 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.
Education and Affiliations
Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Northwestern University.
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 previously served on the Board of Directors of the Chicago Chapter of NAIOP and as Co-chair of its Developing Leader and Scholarship committee. He was 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.
2018 Winner: Greater Chicago Food Depository Industrial Broker of the Year – Keith Stauber/Steve Ostrowski
2017 Winner: NAIOP Industrial Build-to-Suit of the Year (Elion/Ridge / General Mills, RidgePort Logistics Center, 1,500,000 SF)
2016 Winner: NAIOP, Industrial Speculative Development of the Year (Ridge Development Company / Building Bravo, RidgePort Logistics Center, 1,000,000 SF)
2016 Finalist: NAIOP, Industrial Transaction of the Year (Ridge Development Company / Batory Foods, RidgePort Logistics Center, 678,000 SF)
2016 Finalist: NAIOP, Industrial Transaction of the Year (Ridge Development Company / Post Brands, RidgePort Logistics Center, 799,000 SF)
2015 Finalist: NAIOP Broker Transaction of the Year – Industrial: (Whirlpool at Clarius Park Joliet, 752,410 SF)
2014 Finalist: Greater Chicago Food Depository Deal of the Year (Ridge Development Company / Michelin, RidgePort Logistics Center, Wilmington, 1,700,000 SF)
2014 Finalist: Greater Chicago Food Depository Industrial Broker Team of the Year (Keith Stauber & Steve Ostrowski)
2014 Finalist: NAIOP Industrial Development of the Year (Ridge Development Company / Michelin, RidgePort Logistics Center, Wilmington, 1,700,000 SF)
2014 Finalist: NAIOP Broker Transaction of the Year – Industrial (RidgePort Logistics Center, Wilmington, 1,700,000 SF)
2011 Finalist: NAIOP Industrial Investment Transaction of the Year (Speedway Logistics Center, 575,000 SF building sale; 3451 S. Chicago St., Joliet, IL)