Senior Vice President & Partner - Midwest Region
Susan Bergdoll joined CRG in August 2023 and serves as the Senior Vice President & Partner for CRG’s Midwest Region, leveraging an incredible 25+ year career in commercial real estate.
Throughout her remarkable career, Susan’s leadership at Duke Realty Corporation stands out as she led the Central Region team to manage an expansive portfolio of 39.2 million square feet. This achievement established Duke Realty’s Central Region’s notable success and underscores her prowess as an industrial real estate leader.
During her tenure at Duke, Susan showcased her capacity in various facets of the industry. She annually steered the development of $150-$250 million of speculative and build-to-suit pipeline. Her strategic acumen was evident in spearheading land acquisition and site selection, ensuring a steady stream of development opportunities. Susan’s direction of high-profile Chicago transactions further highlights her mark on the industry. These developments, valued at over $655M, included notable collaborations with industry giants such as Home Depot, Wayfair, and Amazon.
Susan was a five-time recipient of the coveted Duke Realty’s Masters Club award, clinched the title of Duke Salesperson of the Year, and won the Chicago NAIOP Deal of the Year in 2021.
Susan served as the NAIOP Chicago Chapter President in 2022 and has been an essential part of their Executive Board for five years. Additionally, she has advised the iWire Board for half a decade and remains an active member of Crew Chicago and AIRE Chicago.
NAIOP Chicago Chapter (President 2022, Executive Board Member for five years)
iWire Board Advisor (5 years)
CREW Chicago Member
AIRE Chicago Member
Bachelor’s Degree, Indiana University Bloomington