Comprised of top-performing commercial real estate professionals, Commercial Affiliated builds relationships with commercial buyers and landlords in the Midwest to support property brokerage, commercial mortgages, property management, and investment in commercial properties.

With a vast array of experience, Commercial Affilated’s team of professionals utilize a full-service, proven process to share their expertise and provide customer support. Opportunities are strategically developed for clients looking to invest, buy, or lease commercial property and multi-family homes.

The commitment to sourcing profitable deals through our vast network of buyers, investors and agents, providing accurate analytics, and customizing property management relationships gives clients a truly unique and positive experience.

Let us put our experience and expansive network of resources to work for you.

About Us – Meet our exceptional team.

Martin Murray

Martin Murray

An experienced Senior Investment Professional with over 20 years of progressive experience in the Real Estate/Investment industry, Martin Murray’s key areas of expertise include Multi-family Investment, Retail Investments and International Capital Markets, Trading, Risk Management & Control, Policy Implementation, Structured Product Marketing, Market Segmentation, Origination and Financial Planning and Business Development.

Vance Catlin

Vance Catlin

Vance Catlin began his career as a Cook County Auditor and later Director of Accounting at a county hospital before becoming a Real Estate Broker, providing quality service with Century 21 Affiliated-Homewood. He currently maintains a working relationship with Team GT/Mark Groble in Tinley Park, where they have received several awards.

George Venturella

George Venturella

George Venturella has been involved with the development and repositioning of real estate assets throughout his 30-year career, completing hundreds of millions of dollars in homes, home sites, multi-family housing, retail centers, hotels, medical office buildings, executive centers and office complexes. In his work, George maintains a strategic and highly energetic approach to problem solving in an ever changing marketplace, and he understands the value of constantly changing one’s perspective in order to stay at the top of the market.

Diane Simmons

Diane Simmons

Diane Simmons has been a premier real estate agent for more than 17 years. Her expertise in real estate includes commercial real estate leasing, sales, new business development and property management in Naperville and the western suburbs of Chicago.

Marco Rodriguez

Marco Rodriguez

Whether assisting clients with raising capital to acquire commercial property or managing a sale, Macro A. Rodriguez puts over 20 years of experience in commercial real estate to work throughout the Chicagoland area. With a diverse background in marketing, law, and entrepreneurship, Marco offers dynamic solutions that ensure clients reach their real estate
goals. As an approachable and effective negotiator, he prides himself on staying on target throughout the whole commercial real estate process.

Barbara Bialon

Barbara Bialon

Barbara Bialon brings over 23 years’ experience in product and buyer representation. Barbara aggressively negotiates in the client’s best interest and stands behind a reputation for honesty, integrity and ethical standards in business transactions.

Jim Bednar

Jim Bednar

Jim Bednar is a licensed Realtor in both Illinois and Indiana, and the President of Bednar Auction Service, LLC. As a licensed auctioneer, Jim is able to manage the complete real estate liquidation process—from listing to closing.

William W. Wilson

William W. Wilson

William W. Wilson began his career learning about all phases of construction, mechanicals and building operations as an account manager/vice president for a large mechanical engineering and building company. He is now a full-time Commercial Real Estate Broker for commercial and industrial investment properties, negotiating deals for up to $15,000,000.

 Eitan Stieber

Eitan Stieber

Bringing a diverse combination of experience, Eitan Stieber utilizes his legal background, financial acumen, and due diligence skills to help clients buy, sell, lease, and finance commercial properties. His responsiveness and attention to detail guide his approach to every deal, coming in handy most recently when assisting a client in obtaining $75,000,000 in non-recourse debt, secured by two million square feet of retail across the country.

Eric  Brouilette

Eric Brouilette

A native of Chicago, Eric Brouilette, takes an analytical
approach to real estate acquisitions and sales. Prioritizing
customer service, Eric is an organized and honest agent
who excels in establishing open communication with his
clients. When not working, Eric focuses on fitness and
supporting his kids’ activities in the community.

Jason Pesola

Jason Pesola

Jason Pesola has over a decade of experience working with buyers, sellers, and developers as a top broker/consultant in Chicago’s real estate market. His main concentration is the Western
Suburbs due to past work and an existing client base. Patience, mixed with experience as both an investor and commercial broker gives Jason a unique perspective into the commercial real
estate market.

Jacob Elkins Ryan

Jacob Elkins Ryan

Joining the Commercial Affiliated team as a broker, Jacob Elkins Ryan brings over ten years of experience as both a project engineer and as a multifamily property manager. With his in-depth knowledge, Jacob guides his clients toward making informed decisions when selecting a commercial or multifamily investment. Additional experience in construction also provides Jacob with unique insight into building systems and costs associated with maintaining commercial properties. When not at work, Jacob serves as a Commissioner in the Lake View East Chamber of Commerce.

 Karen Kramford

Karen Kramford

As a commercial broker, Karen Kramford utilizes her 30+ years of experience in the industry and commercial real estate to help clients find the best buyers, tenants, or business or investment properties, depending on individual need. Through thorough and frank discussion, Karen helps clients make educated decisions aligned with their goals. Staying up-to-date on relevant issues is a high priority for Karen, who attends chamber of commerce functions and serves on diverse, local and state committees and task-forces, including a number of Illinois REALTORS® committees.