David G. Burkards

David G. Burkards

Senior Vice President Corporate Services & Tenant Advisory


    Since joining MB Real Estate in 2002, David has advised various organizations on their real estate needs, completing more than 2 million square feet of transactions across a wide breadth of industries including corporate, financial services, health care, law, logistics, non-profit, and technology. By applying his research and statistics background, he has successfully counseled his clientele through intricate lease renegotiations, relocations, acquisitions, and dispositions.

    David began his career as a project manager at a national market research firm before moving on to work as an analyst in the field of technology. This experience allows him to better analyze and model multifaceted financial structures and execute complex transactional solutions.


    • Bachelor of Arts, University of Wisconsin-Madison

    • Innovative Deal of the Year Nominee
    • Licensed real estate broker in the state of Illinois
    • Featured in Real Estate Forum, Crain’s Chicago Business, Heartland Real Estate Business, Midwest Real Estate News and GlobeSt

    • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)
    • American Cancer Society
    • Heartland Alliance
    • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

    • American Cancer Society
    • Astellas US Holdings
    • Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg
    • Builders Bank
    • Coyote Logistics
    • First Midwest Bank
    • Heartland Alliance
    • McAndrews Held Malloy
    • Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.)
    • Piper Jaffray & Co.
    • Sonoma Partners
    • True Partners Consulting
    • US Bancorp