Because we own commercial real estate ourselves, Crossroads Partners is uniquely positioned to market your asset for lease and sale. We work in partnership with you to meet long-term and short-term goals for your property.

The Crossroads brokerage team, headed by Michael Nortman, Managing Broker, has over 60 years of combined experience leasing and selling commercial properties throughout Chicagoland. Our team manages transactions the same way all things are handled at Crossroads – we listen to our clients and deliver what they need. We have deep relationships within the brokerage community, and due to our corporate culture of transparency and respect, we are able to bridge gaps that others can't.

Michael Nortman
Michael has been involved in over $1 billion of transactions in his brokerage career. He has represented both institutional and private investors, and has a proven track record for getting deals done. More >

Personalized Service Benefits

Experience personalized service from a dedicated team of professionals who offer:
  • – More than three decades of experience in Chicago-area sales and leasing
  • – Expertise in all asset classes, particularly office, medical office, retail, industrial and land
  • – Solid track record of success with assets ranging from stabilized to distressed
  • – Valuable relationships with others in the brokerage community, which translate into greater market knowledge and elevated visibility

Benefits Of Strategic Partnership
As your marketing partner, we will:
  • – Constantly track the pulse of the market and adjust our approach in response to market conditions and prospect feedback
  • – Create and follow a detailed, tailored action plan for leasing and/or selling your property
  • – Widely market the property using professional materials that target the appropriate audience
  • – Provide one-on-one accountability
Vera Putro
In her 10 years as a broker, Vera has primarily focused on leasing and has represented a broad range of Landlords and Tenants in all asset classes – industrial, multifamily, retail and office. More >

Christine Simek
Christine primarily represents Landlords and Tenants in retail, general and medical office uses; however, specializes in representing both in medical office settings. More >

Kirsten Bowersox
Kirsten just recently obtained her broker's license; however, has been involved in the sale and leasing of over $400 million of real estate in her career having managed the OREO group at MB Financial prior to joining Crossroads. Her corporate / institutional real estate background lends itself well to assisting Crossroads' institutional clients develop disposition strategies for their assets. More >