Rachel Gradner is an Associate in CBRE’s Chicago Occupier Practice and part of the national Economic Incentives Group. Ms. Gradner assists global clients with site selection, economic incentives negotiations, and overall incentive portfolio strategy across all industry verticals and project types. Recent project experience includes consulting services for manufacturing, food processing, technology, and financial services clients.
Prior to joining CBRE, Ms. Gradner was a Senior Analyst for Jones Lang LaSalle’s Strategic Consulting Group. There, she focused on global location advisory, portfolio optimization, business analytics, and overall real estate strategy for Global 500 Company, Zurich Insurance Group.
In other roles, Ms. Gradner served as an Assurance Associate at PwC. Her responsibilities included performing quarterly reviews, annual financial statement audits and detailed financial analysis over comparative periods of time for Fortune 500 companies in the utilities industry. She also led the service delivery teams in India for five engagement teams.
- Licensed Illinois Real Estate Broker
- Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago – Leadership Board Member
- CBRE Philanthropy Committee – Workplace Mentoring Chair
- Indiana University – Kelley School of Business, Bachelor of Science in Accounting & International Business