Metro Receives Multiple 2017 Power Broker Awards from CoStar

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Highland Park, IL (March 28, 2018) – Metro Commercial Real Estate is pleased to announce that in addition to being named a Top Leasing Firm by CoStar, that four (4) brokers received the 2017 Top Retail Leasing Power Broker TM Award by CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSGP), the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces.

Metro Commercial Real Estate qualified as one of the top commercial brokerage firms in Chicago based on total leasing transactions closed during the year. In order to be selected for this honor, Metro Commercial Real Estate’s overall transaction volumes were evaluated by CoStar against other commercial real estate brokerage firms active in the region, and subsequently ranked among the top firms in the market.

Gary Greenfield (Principal), Steven Baer (Principal), Robert Melsher (Principal) and Jonathan Hyman (Senior Vice President) each qualified as top commercial brokers in Chicago, based on the total leasing transactions they closed during the year. To be selected for this honor, their overall transaction volumes were evaluated by CoStar against other commercial real estate brokers active in the region, and subsequently ranked among the top brokers in the market.

These annual industry awards recognize distinguished professionals in commercial real estate brokerage by highlighting the achievements of the firms and individual brokers who closed the highest transaction volumes in commercial property leases in 2017 within their respective markets.

The complete list of 2017 CoStar Power Broker Awards winners can be found at

About Metro Commercial Real Estate
Metro Commercial Real Estate is a principal – based commercial real estate firm whose mission is to provide a high level of personal service combined with state-of-the-art technology to accommodate the complex need of its select group of retailers, developers, and retail property owners. As one of the industry’s leaders in product leasing and tenant representation, Metro’s seasoned corps of professionals have secured more than ten million square feet for regional and national retailers. 

About CoStar Group, Inc.
CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGP) is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. Our suite of online services enables clients to analyze, interpret and gain unmatched insight on commercial property values, market conditions and current availabilities. LoopNet is the most heavily trafficked commercial real estate marketplace online with more than 10 million registered members.

CoStar Group’s websites attracted an average of approximately 24 million unique monthly visitors in aggregate in the first quarter of 2016. Headquartered in Washington, DC, CoStar maintains offices throughout the U.S. and in Europe and Canada with a staff of approximately 2,600 worldwide, including the industry’s largest professional research organization.


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