Ari Klein

Vice Chairman • United States

Ari Klein Chicago Leasing
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Ari Klein

Vice Chairman • United States


Ari Klein joined Cushman & Wakefield in 2011 as a Senior Director in the office tenant representation group. Mr. Klein has served as a tenant representation broker in the corporate real estate industry since 2002 and specializes in representing corporate, legal, and institutional clients with their commercial real estate requirements in the Chicago area and nationally.  Mr. Klein is a member of Cushman & Wakefield’s Legal Sector Advisory Group and has handled negotiations for many of Chicago’s premier law firms.

Mr. Klein is directly responsible for team formation, creating and implementing overall strategy, and overseeing all negotiations for one of the largest teams at Cushman & Wakefield, Chicago. Prior to joining C&W, Mr. Klein served as a Senior Vice President at Grubb & Ellis. Previously, he was an officer with The John Buck Company for six years working as a Vice President in the firm’s Strategic Advisory Group. Mr. Klein is based in Chicago and advises many Chicago area firms regarding their local and Midwest office space requirements as well as firms with large multi-market national office space portfolios. During his 14 year career in real estate, he has developed and implemented successful strategic real estate processes that have reduced his clients’ occupancy costs significantly. 

Mr. Klein received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA. He is involved in several charitable initiatives and also makes it a point to support those causes important to his clients. He currently serves on the Facilities Corporation for the Jewish United Federation Board of Directors, Standard Club of Chicago, 2013 Board of Directors, Bryn Mawr Country Club - Admissions Committee, Nachshon Missions-Jewish Federation, and  the 2013 Real Estate Trades Dinner Vice Chairman/Jewish United Federation.

Awards & Associations

  • Top Ten Producer, 2012 (Chicago/Cushman & Wakefield)
  • Circle of Excellence, 2011 (Grubb & Ellis)


  • Greenberg Traurig
  • Harris & Harris, Ltd.
  • Loop Capital Markets
  • Mesirow Financial
  • Mayer Brown
  • TCS Education

My Listings

For Lease • Office
One East Wacker Drive

1 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601
United States

Available Space: 15,535 SF

Rental Price: Negotiable

Multiple Spaces
For Lease • Office
401 North Michigan

401 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
United States

Total Available Space: 51,477 SF

Rental Price: Negotiable

Available in Future
For Lease • Office
Apparel Center

350 North Orleans Street, #1300N
Chicago, IL 60654
United States

Available Space: 34,369 SF

Rental Price: Negotiable

For Lease • Office
311 South Wacker Drive

311 South Wacker Drive, #1600
Chicago, IL 60606
United States

Available Space: 8,859 SF

Rental Price: Negotiable

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