Savills announced that Ivan Boone has joined the firm as senior managing director, bringing over 30 years of diverse commercial real estate experience to the Chicago office.
“Ivan is a highly-respected industry professional and his unique range of experience adds tremendous value to our team,” said George Kohl, executive vice president of operations for Savills Central region. “Ivan has an exceptional track record of working across all segments of brokerage and he will ideally complement our firm’s culture. We are looking forward to tapping into his expertise as we continue to grow our range of services and expand our capabilities throughout the Midwest.”
Throughout his career, Boone has executed over $250 million in office, retail, industrial, and land transactions, which total more than three million square feet. He has successfully completed transactions with prominent companies, including Hewlett Packard, Discovery Communications, Federal Express, Lockheed Martin, McKinsey & Company, Walmart, and Commonwealth Edison. He has also worked with Chicago-based organizations, such as Cook County Government, State of Illinois, the Gary Comer Foundation, and the YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago. He founded the firm, Frontier Commercial, in 2000 and previously held positions at East Lake Management & Development Corporation, Stein & Company, and Mesirow Financial.
In addition to transaction management, Boone will work closely with the firm’s key business functions, including portfolio strategy, workplace and occupancy management and lease administration, to provide clients with a full suite of services and solutions.
With more than 40 offices and over 900 employees in North America, Savills provides local and international clients with an integrated platform of services and solutions encompassing tenant representation, workplace strategy, capital markets, workforce and incentives strategy, labor analytics, and project management and additional areas of commercial real estate.