NAI Hiffman
One Oakbrook Terrace, Suite 400
Oakbrook Terrace, IL United States 60181
t(630) 691-0604 f(630) 932-7258
Executive Vice President

Specialties: Industrial, Logistics / Multi-Modal

Scope of Service Experience
Daniel P. Leahy, SIOR, is an Executive Vice President and Partner at NAI Hiffman and specializes in assisting industrial users and owners with their real estate strategy and implementation. As the founding member and Managing Director of NAI Global Logistics, he applies an integrated approach to assist property owners, shippers, manufacturers and logistic companies. Dan has expertise in all aspects of corporate real estate, including lease negotiation/restructuring, strategic planning, build-to-suit oversight, site selection consulting, logistical consulting, labor analysis, incentive consulting and disposition/leasing services.
Background & Experience
Over the past 20 years, Dan has completed over 500 transactions totaling in excess of $1.8 billion in transaction volume and is recognized as one of Chicago’s and the country’s top industrial brokers. Dan has been nominated for the prestigious Chicago Industrial Broker of the Year seven times and has won the coveted award four times. In addition, he has received the NAIOP Industrial Transaction of the Year on three separate occasions. He has assisted clients such as Walmart, Sanyo, Menlo Logistics, Corporate Express, Henkel, Ingersoll Rand, Madden Communications, Prologis, TA Realty, Liberty Property Trust, ML Realty Partners, Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management and CenterPoint Properties.
Southern Illinois University
Bachelor of Science, Communications and Economics
Professional Associations & Designations
Real Estate Broker, Illinois
Association of Industrial Real Estate Brokers (AIRE), NAI Global Industrial Council & Leadership Board
NAI Global Logistics, Managing Director & Founder, National Association of Industrial & Office Properties (NAIOP), Sponsorship Board (2014), Industrial Transaction of the Year & Award for Excellence (2012 & 2004), Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals, Warehouse Education & Research Council (WERC), Society of Office & Industrial Realtors (SIOR), Professional Achievement Award (2011), Young Industrial Real Estate Brokers (YIB), Founder, Greater Chicago Food Depository Commercial Real Estate Awards - Industrial Broker of the Year (2012, 2011, 2009 & 2004), Nominee (2005, 2007, 2010), CoStar Power Broker (2003-2013), Real Estate Forum’s, Top National Leasing Broker (2005), Illinois Real Estate Journal, 2005 Excellence Award Recipient, The Business Ledger’s, “Today’s Young Executives” (2003), Real Estate Chicago’s “40 Under 40”, AIRE Frank Mahoney Award (2000), NAI Global - Top 10 Producers (2013), Presidents Award (2010), Fitzgerald Award (2000), Best of Class Award (1999-2009), Gold Club (1999-2015), $1M+ of referral business annually) and Silver Elite Award (2011)
Transaction History
Wal-Mart - 3,364,128 SF
CenterPoint Properties - 8,796,995 & 6,390 Acres (50+ Transactions)
TA Realty - 7,411,145 SF (54 Transactions)
International Storage Properties - 1,695,343 SF (20+ Transactions)
Con-Way Logistics - 1,280,900 SF (12 Transactions)
Heads & Threads International - 653,106 SF (11 Transactions)
Liberty Property Trust - 607,752 SF
Bull Data Systems - 532,000 SF
Bissell - 500,000 SF
Sanyo Logistics - 400,600 SF
Catellus / APL Logistics - 421,000 SF
Environmental Systems Products - 50+ Transactions Nationwide