Illinois - Chicago
Mid-America Real Estate Corporation
Jeff Kuchman has over thirty years of experience in the areas of retail tenant representation, shopping center development, surplus property disposition, shopping center leasing, commercial sales, assemblage, development consulting and market analysis. Mr. Kuchman represents selected clients in as many as 50 major metropolitan markets, in addition to his efforts in the greater Chicagoland area.
Over the course of his career, Kuchman has completed well over a thousand transactions with a collective value in excess of $7.5 billion. Kuchman has represented retail tenants in the acquisition of nearly 30 million square feet of space and has assisted developers in gaining approval for the development and leasing of over ten million square feet of new construction. He has been honored by the Illinois CCIM Chapter as having negotiated the largest single commercial lease as well as the largest commercial land sale within the membership. Mr. Kuchman has also been a consistent nominee or recipient of the Retail Broker of the Year Award by the Northern Illinois Commercial Association of Realtors and the Chicago Sun Times
At Mid-America, Kuchman has been responsible for the coordinated efforts of a 30+ member tenant representation brokerage group that collectively represents over 200 of the country’s top retail chains. As the State of Illinois Designee of Chainlinks Retail Advisors, a 500-member collection of retail real estate specialists, Kuchman has represented Mid-America as a former member of its Board of Directors, as Director of its Direct Sales Committee, Executive Committee as a former National Chair of ChainLinks' Anchor Tenant Council, and as Past Chairman of ChainLinks’ Board of Directors.
Kuchman is a graduate of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, where he earned a B.A. in Communications. He is a member of the CCIM Institute and served as a former President of the Illinois CCIM Chapter. He is also an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), the Urban Land Institute (ULI), and the Northeastern Illinois Commercial Association of Realtors (NICAR).